Dr. Moore is a graduate of the Tulane University School of Medicine. Born in Kansas City, MO, he completed his internship at St. Francis Hospital and an Internal Medicine residency at the V.A. and affiliated hospitals, Wichita, KS. He served in the Hospital Service of the United States Public Health Service. His Fellowship was at the University of Texas’ M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute, Houston, TX. He is board certified in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, and Hematology.
Dr. Moore moved back to Wichita in 1969 with his family, where he was the first medical oncologist in the state. He is the author of many scientific publications, and has had presentations at national and international conferences. He is one of the early founders of Hospice of Wichita. While volunteering with the American Red Cross early in 1972, he was responsible for procuring funding for two plateletpheresis machines, the first in a four-state area. He performed the first peritoneal dialysis in the state. He treated children with cancer and leukemia from all over the state for nearly 15 years, eventually obtaining a pediatric hematologist and oncologist for Wichita. He recently was awarded the Emerald Heart Award by the Via Christi Foundation for Service to the Health Care of Children. He is a member of the American College of Physicians, American Society of Hematology, American Society of Clinical Oncology, and International Cancer Congress.
He continues to be active in clinical cancer research, and has been a member of the Southwest Oncology Group since 1973. He is a longtime participate in our Wichita CCOP program. He currently holds an appointment as Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University Of Kansas School Of Medicine. Dr. Moore has been active in the Leukemia Society of America since 1969 (now renamed Leukemia-Lymphoma Society), serving as its President three separate times. Besides initiating the annual Dameshek Symposium for Leukemia and Allied Diseases for the State (the longest running state symposium of the Society), he has been its National Vice President, serving on the National Board of Trustees of the Leukemia Society of America for 30 years; on its Executive Committee for 24 years; and, as Chairman of its National Patient Services Committee for 24 years. He is the recipient of many honors, awards, and recognitions from the Leukemia Society of America. He was recently honored by the national organization for being one of 50 individuals in the United States contributing most to the Mission of the Society, since its inception.
Active in the Scouting movement, he has served several times at National Jamborees in various unit positions with the BSA, was District Chairman, and finally was District Commissioner of 3 ½ counties. In addition to many others, he has been awarded Woodbadge Beads and the Silver Beaver.
He is enthusiastic about the opportunity to further contribute to the mission of the Cancer Center of Kansas, combining the highest quality patient care with the latest advances in clinical cancer research.