Dr. Charlotte E Morris has spent her career caring for poor and underserved populations. During her 30 years in clinical practice she served as the Director of Temple Midwifery Practice, a department of Temple Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Morris has worked in a variety of clinical practice settings, including managing an out of hospital birth-center, providing services to Philadelphia health centers, serving in a university medical practice and a hospital based practice.
Dr. Morris currently is an Assistant Professor at Frontier Nursing University in Versailles, Ky. Other teaching experiences include; Temple Northeastern Hospital School of Nursing in Philadelphia where she coordinated and developed curriculum for maternal- child nursing and community health nursing courses. As an adjunct professor at Drexel University she supervised students in the clinical setting and developed simulation exercises. Dr. Morris continues to mentor advanced practice nurses and nursing professionals in a variety of academic and clinical settings. Dr. Morris is also active in working with diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives at Frontier Nursing University. She Chair’s the Diversity and Inclusion Committee and serves on the President’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Task Force. In addition Dr. Morris serves on the Diversity Equity and Inclusion Strategic Planning Committee for the American College of Nurse Midwives.
Dr. Morris academic preparation includes a Doctorate of Nursing Practice degree from Temple University in Philadelphia Pa . A Master of Nursing degree from Temple University. A Master of Science in Health Administration degree from St. Joseph’s University, in Philadelphia. She received her midwifery training at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. In 2017 Dr. Morris was inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM), In May of 2021 Dr. Morris was elected as a member of the Board of Directors of the American College of Nurse Midwives. Dr. Morris scholarship activities include, Creating a Culture of Antiracism, Developing a Diversity and Inclusion Statement, Second Victim Phenomenon journal article and presentation, Breastfeeding Support for Underserved Communities, Shoulder Dystocia Drills, book reviewer for Obstetric Triage and Emergency Medicine and a review for Certification Review for Nurse Midwives and Nurse Practitioners. She has also written a book called ”Called to Serve.” which was written to encourage women in ministry.