February 16, 2017

Congratulations to Bethany B. Moore, PhD on Galen B. Toews Professorship

Dr. Bethany B. Moore will be installed as the first Galen B. Toews, MD Collegiate Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine on March 8, 2017 at 5:00pm at the D. Dan and Betty Kahn Auditorium (109 Zina Pitcher Place).

Dr. Moore is Professor of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, and Director of the Graduate Program in Immunology at the University of Michigan. Dr. Moore is an internationally recognized expert in the pathogenesis of pulmonary fibrosis, and in the regulation of innate and adaptive immunity post-stem cell transplant.

Dr. Moore has had continuous NIH grant funding as Principal Investigator since 1998. Early in her career, she received a Young Investigator Award from the Central Society for Clinical Research and a Career Development Award from the American Lung Association of Michigan. In 2011, the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Immunology Program honored Dr. Moore with its Distinguished Alumnus Award. In 2014, she received a Recognition Award for Scientific Accomplishment from the American Thoracic Society and was inducted that same year into the University of Michigan’s League of Research Excellence. Dr. Moore has published over 140 peer-reviewed research articles in prominent journals, including The Journal of Clinical Investigation, The American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Mucosal Immunology, The Journal of Immunology, and The American Journal of Physiology: Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology (AJP Lung).

Dr. Moore has served as a permanent member of the Lung Injury Remodeling and Repair Study Section for the NIH. She has been both Associate Editor and Section Editor of The Journal of Immunology and currently chairs the Publication Committee for the American Association of Immunologists. She is an Associate Editor for AJP Lung. She has also held numerous leadership positions with The American Thoracic Society. She has served as Web Director and as former Chair of The Assembly on Allergy, Immunology and Inflammation (AII) Membership, Long Range Planning, and Program Committees. She is presently chair-elect of the AII Assembly. At the University of Michigan, Dr. Moore has chaired the Biomedical Research Council and the University Committee on the Use and Care of Animals.

As a dedicated mentor, Dr. Moore has served as the primary mentor of seven Ph.D. students, as co-mentor of three Ph.D. students, as mentor of sixteen clinical and postdoctoral fellows, and mentor of numerous undergraduate students. Dr. Moore has also served on forty Ph.D. dissertation committees.

Congratulations to Dr. Bethany B. Moore on this well-deserved honor!