Christine H. Morton, PhD is a medical sociologist with expertise in maternal mortality and morbidity, women's reproductive and maternal health experiences and maternal quality improvement. Since 2008, she has managed CMQCC's state funded project on California Pregnancy-Associated Maternal Review (CA-PAMR), overseeing data collection, committee matters and conducting qualitative analysis on improvement opportunities identified from case reviews. She served as co-chair of several CMQCC Task Forces, coordinating the development of Maternal Quality Toolkits on leading causes of maternal death in California (hypertensive disorders of pregnancy, cardiovascular disease, and embolism. She collaborates on projects that support CMQCC’s goals and mission, including an interview study of women's experiences with severe maternal morbidity and works with Dr. Jochen Profit on racial/ethnic disparities in Neonatal Intensive Care.
Current Role at Stanford
Research Sociologist at California Maternal Quality Care Collaborative (CMQCC) & California Perinatal Quality Care Collaborative (CPQCC)
Education & Certifications
PhD, UCLA, Sociology (2002)