Morris, G. Stephen

Morris, G. Stephen
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United States
Bio
G. Stephen Morris, PT, PhD, FACSM received his PhD from the University of Texas and completed a NIH Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in muscle biochemistry. He later earned a MS in Physical Therapy and acquired a physical therapy license. After teaching stints in physical therapy programs at Texas Woman’s University and Texas Tech University, he joined the Dept. of Rehabilitation Services at UT MD Anderson Cancer Center. There he both treated patients and pursued research focused on identifying treatment outcome measures that are most appropriate for use in the oncology rehabilitation setting and integrating the principles of exercise physiology into oncology rehabilitation. He served briefly as the Director of Rehabilitation Services at St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital and conducted research in the area of cancer survivorship. Currently he holds the rank of professor in the Dept. of Physical Therapy at Wingate University and serves as the President of the Oncology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. Dr. Morris has published and spoken nationally and internationally, has served as a subject matter expert on an NIH panel focusing on opportunities and gaps in cancer rehabilitation and currently serves on the planning committee of the ACSM Roundtable on Cancer and Exercise.