Morton Warner spent the first half of his professional life up to 1983 in Canada where he was Director of the Graduate Programme in Health Services Planning at the University of British Columbia. Following this he was with United Medical Enterprises in the UK, and the World Health Organisation at the Caribbean Regional Office.
Morton then worked in the NHS from 1987, and was Executive Director of the Welsh Health Planning Forum from 1989 until 1995, when he was appointed to the University of Glamorgan as Director of the Welsh Institute for Health and Social Care up until April 2008 when he retired.
His research interests include: the development of virtual organisations and networks in health and social services as an aid to services integration; increasing effectiveness in linking policy to practice policy connect”; and the systematic study of substitution in the areas of technology, workforce and the location of care as a mechanism for promoting efficiency in delivery.
He holds a PhD in Medical Sociology from the University of Wales and is a Fellow of the Faculty of Public Health Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians. He has authored or co-authored eight books and over one hundred papers.