According To Michelle Radio w/ Special Guest Chief of Service in the Department of Otolaryngology Dr. Charles Moore
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Dr. Charles Moore received a Bachelor of Science from Union College and his medical degree from Harvard Medical School. He subsequently completed residency training in Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery and fellowship training in Craniomaxillofacial – Cranial Base, Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Michigan. Dr. Moore is a Professor at Emory University and the Chief of Service in the Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at Grady Health System. Dr. Moore has a longstanding and profound commitment to the training and development of learners from all backgrounds. His research focus has been in the investigation of factors involved in healthcare disparity with a particular focus on head and neck cancer incidence in medically underserved communities. He is the President and Founder of Health Education, Assessment and Leadership (HEAL), Inc. This organization began in 2004 as a traveling educational resource out of the back of his personal vehicle. Through this organization, he strives to educate the community on health issues, assess its needs and in the process build leaders from within the community to address those issues. This traveling resource has grown into the Healing Community Center (HCC), one of Atlanta’s newest Federally Qualified Healthcare Centers. This center is a free and affordable medical facility with four separate locations, which provide general adult medical care, pediatric medical care, specialty medical care, dental services as well as mental health services for the uninsured and disadvantaged. The HCC is focused on those who fall in the gap between public funded health care and the privately insured. A primary emphasis is on preventative health, nutrition and wellness. This center incorporates all of the major Atlanta academic institutions and community organizations in an integrated fashion to provide service-learning experiences while also providing the necessary care to those in need.
Dr. Moore is the recipient of the American Medical Association Foundation Pride in Profession, Excellence in Medicine Award, the 2011 Gold Foundation Award for Humanism in Medicine and the 2015 Jerome C. Goldstein, MD Public Service Award, awarded from National Academy of Otolaryngology. He is also the recipient of the Healthcare Georgia Foundation Award and the Zenith Award for Community Activism from the City of Atlanta and the Rollins School of Public Health, Goizueta Business School Martin Luther King Community Service Award Recipient for his work in impoverished communities. Dr. Moore is a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar and he received the Thomas Jefferson Award from Emory University for his distinguished leadership and service to the Emory and Atlanta community. He also recently received the National Medical Fellowship Excellence In Medical Education Award and the American Medical Association Benjamin Rush Community Service Award.