Dr. Roscoe Moore was named a Senior Fellow at the Institute in 2003. He is currently the CEO and Vice Chairman of the Global Flu Consortium. As both a distinguished epidemiologist and veterinarian, Dr. Moore is particularly well positioned to help guide business planning and response to the Avian Flu. Dr. Moore brings to the the Institute, deep experience and leadership through service that includes responsibilities as former Assistant United States Surgeon General, and as Rear Admiral in the U.S. Public Health Service. One of the world-renowned experts in epidemiology, Dr. Moore has been involved in the surveillance of emerging and re-emerging diseases worldwide as well as bioterrorism issues, and the safety of bioengineered foods.

Dr. Moore was the top ranking veterinarian in all of the Uniformed Services, and served as the Associate Director for Development Support and African Affairs for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). In this capacity, Dr. Moore was the principal liaison between HHS and ministries of health for 53 countries in Africa, focusing on developing infrastructure and technical support to deliver preventive and curative human health needs for the continent.

Dr. Moore has a Ph.D. in Epidemiology from The Johns Hopkins University, an M.P.H. in Epidemiology from the University of Michigan, a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and a B.S. degree from Tuskegee Institute; he also has received an honorary D.Sc. degree from Tuskegee University in recognition of his distinguished public health career. Dr. Moore has written or co-authored over 100 publications covering a broad range of public health issues.


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