Joseph O. Moore, M.D.

Retired Medical Director, Duke Raleigh Hospital; Professor Emeritus of Medicine, Duke Cancer Institute

Dr. Joseph O. Moore is Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematologic Malignancies and Cell Therapy at Duke University Medical Center. He is a recipient of the R. Wayne Rundles Award for Excellence in Cancer Research and was selected to appear in Woodward/White’s The Best Doctors in America yearly from 1993 to the present and is recipient of the Arnold Gold Award for Humanism in Medicine. He is the author of numerous scientific articles and textbook chapters. Dr. Moore was Jim Valvano’s primary oncologist at Duke University Medical Center and he is an original member of the V Foundation Board of Directors and the V Foundation Scientific Advisory Board. 

Dr. Moore’s clinical focuses include acute and chronic myeloid and lymphoid leukemia, soft tissue and bone sarcomas, Hodgkin lymphoma, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, ITP, hemolytic anemia and neuroendocrine tumors. His research interests include clinical trials and research in the diagnosis and treatment of acute myeloid and lymphoid leukemia, malignant lymphoma, and chronic myeloid and lymphoid leukemia.  Additionally his interests include patient care and support programs and protocols, drug development and evaluation, soft tissue sarcoma, neuroendocrine tumors, carcinoid, delivery of continuing medical education and telemedicine Research Program in Malignant Lymphoma and the Lymphocytic Leukemias (Acute and Chronic). Dr. Moore serves as Duke’s Principle Investigator (PI) on numerous ongoing investigational protocols. 

Dr. Moore received his B.S. from Emory University and his M.D. from Johns Hopkins Hospital, where he completed his internal medicine residency. Moore arrived at Duke University as a Fellow in the Division of Hematology and Oncology in 1975.  He was admitted to the medical staff in July 1977 and this continues to the present day.  He a mentor to Duke Undergraduates, Medical Residents, Fellows and other Medical Trainees.  He continues as a member of the V Foundation Board of Directors and the Scientific Advisory Board to date. 

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