Jennifer Morse, MD, MPH, FAAFP, a family medicine specialist and Medical Director of the Central Michigan District Health Department, Mid-Michigan District Health Department, and District Health Department #10, was elected to Michigan State Medical Society (MSMS) Board of Directors during the 158th annual meeting of the MSMS House of Delegates held in Dearborn on April 23rd.
A graduate of Wayne State University School of Medicine, Doctor Morse will serve a three-year term as a Designated Director to the MSMS board, representing the interests of other physicians serving in government or public health roles throughout the state. The MSMS Board sets policies and oversees operations for the 15,000-member medical society headquartered in East Lansing.
Doctor Morse serves the Medical Director Medical Director of the Central Michigan District Health Department, Mid-Michigan District Health Department, and District Health Department #10, which cover 19 counties in central and northern Michigan. She also serves as an Assistant Professor of Family Medicine at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Prior to working in public health, Doctor Morse practiced as a family physician in Clare, Michigan for nearly a decade. Doctor Morse received a Master of Public Health from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine.
The Michigan State Medical Society is the statewide professional association operating as the voice of all physicians in Michigan and is affiliated with the American Medical Association. Physician policies on various issues involving public health, health care delivery and medical ethics are set at the annual MSMS House of Delegates meeting.