GS3 Speakers

Commander Morrisa B. Rice

Morrisa Rice, Gender Summit past speakersSenior Public Health Analyst, Office of Women’s Health, USA.

CDR Morrisa Rice MHA received a BS in Biology from Spelman College, Atlanta, GA in 1995 and a MHA from Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY in 1999.  She has been involved in public health since 2000 in a variety of positions which include: directing a program to increase physical activity and good nutrition among minority women; serving as a food sanitarian; and serving as a disease intervention specialist assisting those infected and affected by HIV/AIDS and other STIs.  She currently working in the HRSA Office of Women’s Health as a senior public health analyst and serves as liaison to HRSA Bureaus and Officer regarding women’s health activities and programs.  She has been involved in several women’s health collaborative efforts which include but are not limited to breast cancer awareness among young women, interprofessional collaborations around women’s health curricula, violence prevention, lupus awareness, and emotional wellness.  In addition, CDR Rice is enrolled in a doctoral program at Walden University where she is pursuing her Doctor of Philosophy in Health Administration with a concentration in Public Health Policy.

Commander Rice spoke about "Women’s Health Curricula and Interprofessional Collaboration across the Health Professions" in the Integrating Gender Dimension into Medical Researcher Training best practice training workshop at the Gender Summit 3 North America 2013.