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    Professor Stephen Morris

    01223 748605
    Institute of Public Health
    Forvie Site
    Robison Way
    CB2 0SR

    Vice-President, Professorial Fellow in Health Services Research

    Health Services Research


    I am thrilled to be a Fellow of Murray Edwards. I love the College's light, airy, calm and relaxed atmosphere, and fully support its focus on helping exceptional young women from a variety of backgrounds who want to work hard to achieve their potential.


    BSc, MSc, PhD

    Research Interests

    Health economics, health services research


    Steve Morris is the RAND Professor of Health Services Research at the University of Cambridge. He leads the Cambridge Research Methods Hub (CRMH) (, is co-Director of the Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research (CCHSR) (, and is Deputy Director of the Primary Care Unit (PCU) ( He completed his PhD in economics in 2002 and is an experienced health economist. He worked previously at University College London (where he was Professor of Health Economics), Brunel University London (Reader), Imperial College London (Senior lecturer) and City University London (Lecturer). He was elected to his current position at the University of Cambridge with effect from 1 June 2019.


    Morris S, Ramsay AIG, Boaden R, Hunter RM, McKevitt C, Paley L, Perry C, Rudd AG, Turner SJ, Tyrrell PJ, Wolfe CDA, Fulop NJ. Impact and sustainability of centralising acute stroke services in English metropolitan areas: retrospective analysis of hospital episode statistics and stroke national audit data. BMJ 2019;364:l1.

    Pashayan N, Morris S, Gilbert F, Pharoah P. Cost-effectiveness and benefit-harm balance of risk-stratified screening for breast cancer: life table model. JAMA Oncology 2018;4:1504-10.

    Vallejo-Torres L, Melnychuk M, Vindrola-Padros C, Aitchison M, Clarke CS, Fulop NJ, Hines J, Levermore C, Maddineni SB, Perry C, Pritchard-Jones K, Ramsay AIG, Shackley DC, Morris S. Discrete-choice experiment to analyse preferences for centralizing specialist cancer surgery services. British Journal of Surgery 2018;105(5):587-596.

    Kinge J, Morris S. The impact of childhood obesity on health and health service use. Health Services Research 2018;53(3):1621-1643.

    Cossu G, Birchall M, Brown T, De Coppi P, Culme-Seymour E, Gibbon S, Hitchcock J, Mason C, Montgomery J, Morris S, Muntoni F, Napier D, Owji N, Prasad A, Round J, Saprai P, Stilgoe J, Thrasher A, Wilson J. Lancet Commission: Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine. Lancet 2018;391:883-910.

    For a full list of publications, please see Steve’s webpage on Google Scholar (