Dr. Morrison specializes in the care of hospital patients as a pediatric hospitalist in the Department of Medicine at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. His clinical interests include the treatment of common pediatric conditions requiring hospitalization with a special interest in children with medical complexity. He is also interested in developing and practicing evidence-based pediatric medicine with an emphasis on patient-centered, cost-effective care.
Dr. Morrison received his medical degree and his doctorate of philosophy, pathology and microbiology from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. He graduated from the inaugural Johns Hopkins All Children’s residency and completed a subspecialty fellowship in pediatric hospital medicine at Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital.
He is certified in pediatric advanced life support and the neonatal resuscitation program. Dr. Morrison’s research interests focus on characterizing mechanisms of antibiotic tolerance and discovering novel adjunct antimicrobial agents. He also has an interest in the discovery and development of biomarkers for acute respiratory illnesses and studying the utility of diagnostic testing. Dr. Morrison received the inaugural Allen W. Root, M.D. Award for Continuous Excellence in Residency in 2017, the inaugural Janet G. Root Award for Outstanding Research by a Fellow in 2019, and the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Patient Safety & Quality Award in 2019.