Christine Morton

Research Sociologist | Program Manager

Christine Morton PhD, joined the California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative (CMQCC) at Stanford University in 2008 where she conducts research on maternal mortality and morbidity and has co-led expert task forces on translating the findings into California’s maternal quality toolkits. She is co-investigator with PI Dr. Jochen Profit on research projects focused on measuring and identifying drivers for racial/ethnic disparities among very low birth weight babies cared for in California neonatal intensive care units. Dr. Morton was  co-chair of the National Partnership Maternal Safety workgroup on Patient, Family and Staff Support after a Severe Maternal Event and serves on the Board of Directors of Hawa's Hope and WhamGlobal. Dr. Morton received her Ph.D. from University of California, Los Angeles.