Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health

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M.D., Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, M.P.H., Harvard School of Public Health

Kelly Moore M.D., M.P.H.

Director, Tennessee Immunization Program Tennessee Department of Health Communicable and Environmental Diseases and Emergency Preparedness (CEDEP) Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Health Policy

Kelly L. Moore, M.D., M.P.H. is the Director of the Tennessee Immunization Program at the State Department of Health and Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Health Policy at the Vanderbilt School of Medicine. She earned her undergraduate and medical degrees from Vanderbilt University and her Master of Public Health degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. After completing her pediatric residency internship at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, she joined the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer in 2001, and later completed her CDC Preventive Medicine Residency and board certification. She assumed her current role in 2004. She led the state's pandemic influenza planning efforts from 2005 to 2008.

She currently oversees all state public health immunization activities, the state immunization information system, and the surveillance and control of outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases, including influenza. Appointed to a term ending in 2019, Dr. Moore is a voting member of the the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, the ACIP, which produces the federal recommendations for the use of licensed vaccines in the United States.