Certified on November 30, 2017.
While growing up in a rural Oklahoma community, Dr. Morris considers himself fortunate to have recognized his enthusiasm for science at a young age while working in his father’s veterinary clinic. It was not until he shadowed his community Family Physician however, that he realized his excitement for practicing medicine as a “human” doctor.
During this early experience, he became increasingly interested in not only how to treat infections or common illnesses, but in why it was that these illnesses occurred in the first place.
Following his completion of Medical School at University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, he attended University of Iowa’s Family Medicine Residency where he received an additional one year’s training in Psychiatry.
It was through a deepening desire the help those suffering with excess weight gain that Dr. Morris began his pursuit to obtain further training in Weight Loss Medicine and Culinary Medicine. As the trunk of a tree has many branches, so too does weight gain lead to many common diseases including diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, high cholesterol, joint pain, and even some forms of cancer to name a few.
Upon completing an Obesity Medicine Board Certification and Culinary Medicine Certification, along with his continued primary care experience, Dr. Morris is excited to have an opportunity to work with patients to now reverse and prevent these common diseases.
It is with an ever growing enthusiasm that Dr. Morris has opened Rudimentary Health, a clinical practice complete with its very own Culinary Medicine Teaching Kitchen, dedicated solely to the principles for effective and sustainable weight loss.