David H. Moore, MD

Franciscan Health Alliance

MooreAfter graduating from Wabash College and Indiana University School of Medicine, Dr. Moore completed his fellowship in gynecologic oncology at The University of North Carolina School of Medicine and remained on the medical school faculty (Assistant Professor 1988-1993). He joined the medical school faculty at Indiana University School of Medicine (Associate Professor 1993-1999, Professor 1994-2004, Mary Fendrich Hulman Professor in Gynecologic Oncology 2004-2006) until assuming his current position as the Director of Gynecologic Oncology for the Franciscan Health Alliance.

Dr. Moore served the Gynecologic Oncology Group as the co-chair/chair of the Cervix and Vulva Committee (1994-2007) and was the study chair for several GOG trials. He has been a member of the Editorial Boards of Gynecologic Oncology (2000-2006 and 2008-2012) and Journal of Clinical Oncology (2005-2008). He is an active member of the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (Membership Committee 1999-2003, Clinical Practice Committee 2007-2012 (chair 2008-2011), SGO Council 2008-2011), is the ACOG representative to the Appropriations Committee – Gynecologic Cancers of the American College of Radiology, and is the current Treasurer of the Foundation for Women’s Cancer. He serves as a community representative to the Gynecologic Cancer Screening Committee.

Spotlight

Visit the Sisterhood of Survivorship page to read “Dena’s Story” — by a vulvar cancer survivor who has shared her story and wise words, and channeled her energy into her National Race to End Women’s Cancer team.

Awareness

The CDC recently announced that fewer than half of American children are given the HPV vaccination.

Research

As of the July 23 deadline, 55 research abstracts were submitted in hopes of receiving one of only 6 grants from the Foundation. This points to a need for more funding so that the Foundation may award grants to every deserving applicant.

Education

The Gynecologic Cancer Global Health Forum will be Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014 in D.C.. For more information on educational events and courses, click here.