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Rosemary Morgan, PhD

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Baltimore, Maryland 21205

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PhD, University of Leeds, 2012
MSc, University of Edinburgh, 2007
BA, University of British Columbia, 2006


Rosemary Morgan is an Assistant Scientist at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health on the project "Research in Gender and Ethics (RinGs): Building Stronger Health Systems" (

Prior to joining Johns Hopkins Rosemary was a Lecturer in Global Health Policy for the Global Public Health Unit (GPHU) at the University of Edinburgh, and a Research and Teaching Fellow at the Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development at the University of Leeds, where she worked on two international health projects: HESVIC - Health System Stewardship and Regulation in Vietnam, India and China, and CHEPSAA – Consortium for Health Policy and Systems Analysis in Africa. In addition, she was the Deputy Director of the Centre for Global Development at the University of Leeds.

She holds a PhD in International Health and Development from the University of Leeds, where she explored HIV/AIDS prevention policy processes within faith-based non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Tanzania.


While at the University of Edinburgh Rosemary was the Programe Director for MSc Global Health and Public Policy and the course convener for Population Health and Health Policy, and Human Rights and Health at GPHU. She has experience teaching on a number of different global health courses, including health systems and sexual and reproductive health.

Honors and Awards

Full-Time Leeds Institute of Health Sciences Research Scholarship, University of Leeds, 2007-2010

Queen Elizabeth II British Columbia Centennial Scholarship, 2006-2007

Peter Loeffler Memorial Reward, University of British Columbia, 2006-2007

Undergraduate Scholar Program Scholarship, University of British Columbia, 2004-2005

Canadian Millennium Scholarship Foundation Excellence Award, 2001-2004

British Columbia Provincial University Entrance Scholarship, 2001

  • Gender
  • gender analysis
  • health systems
  • health policy
  • global health
  • sexual and reproductive health
  • qualitative research
  • Morgan, R., Ensor, T, & Waters, H. (2016). Private Health Sector Performance: Implications for Universal Health Coverage. Lancet Special Issue on the Private Health Sector.
  • Morgan, R., George, A., Ssali, S., Hawkins, K., Molyneux, S., & Theobald, S. (2016). How to do (or not to do)… gender analysis in health systems research. Health Policy and Planning.
  • Larson, E., George, A., Morgan, R., & Poteat, T. (2016). 10 Best resources on... intersectionality with an emphasis on low- and middle-income countries. Health Policy and Planning.
  • Lê, G., Morgan, R., Bestall, J., Featherstone, I., Veale, T., & Ensor, T. (2016). Can Service Integration Work for Universal Health Coverage? Evidence from Around the Globe. Health Policy, 120(4), 406–419.
  • Morgan, R., Ensor, T. (2014). The Regulation of Private Hospitals in Asia. International Journal of Health Planning and Management. DOI: 10.1002/hpm.2257.