Anita Morris, MSN, FNP-BC
Anita Morris, MSN, FNP-BC, is the Project Director for TEAM UP for Children and the Director of Research Strategy and Process Improvement for Boston Medical Center Health System. She is a certified family nurse practitioner whose locus of clinical practice has always been in the Safety Net, working in community health centers with historically marginalized populations. In 2001, Ms. Morris joined East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, where she led the development of new approaches to clinical care, including patient‐centered practice design, chronic disease management, the Senior Care Options program, and a patient flow redesign of the on-site Satellite Emergency Facility, eventually serving as the health center’s Chief Operating Officer. In 2016, Ms. Morris joined TEAM UP as Director of Practice Transformation, guiding the development and implementation of a comprehensive integrated behavioral health care model within pediatric primary care settings that has demonstrated positive impact on children and families. As Director of Research Strategy and Process Improvement, Ms. Morris supports the growing research portfolio across the health system. Prior to coming to Boston Medical Center, Ms. Morris provided consulting services on various topics, including clinical model design, healthcare payment reform, and workforce development.