Angelo Moore, PhD, RN, NE-BC, FAAN

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Duke Cancer Institute

Dr. Angelo D. Moore is the Director, Office of Health Equity, Duke Cancer Institute, where he provides overall direction, coordination, and implementation DCI’s community impact-designed projects to reduce cancer outcomes disparities in the DCI community and across its Catchment Area.  COEE goals are to: (1) Engage meaningfully, respectfully, and collaboratively with community partners, (2) Build strong, bi-directional partnerships between our community and DCI cancer researchers, and (3) Develop a multi-level, prospective data infrastructure to guide community-DCI partnerships.  The mission is to reduce cancer disparities and improve population health in DCI catchment area for historically marginalized and medically underserved populations such as the African American, LatinX, Asian American, Native American, Jewish, Muslim, LGBTQ+, refugee, and rural communities.

Dr. Moore leads the Community-Facing Navigation program at Duke Cancer Institute.  Duke Cancer Institute utilizes a longitudinal patient navigation multidisciplinary matrix model, which incorporates multiple patient navigation entities.  Within this longitudinal patient navigation multidisciplinary matrix, COEE has Community-Facing Patient Navigators, which is unique. These Community-Facing Patient Navigators are employees of the health care system, operate in the community, and trained by the Harold P. Freeman Patient Navigation Institute.  Some responsibilities include providing cancer education on prevention, early detection screening as well as navigating individuals needing cancer screenings, follow-up for abnormal screenings to diagnostic testing, and into treatment if diagnosed with cancer.  The uniqueness of being within the health care system allows these Community-Facing Navigators get patients to and through the health care system to maximize continuum of care.  He is a member of the National Navigation Roundtable Steering Committee.  He is also a member of the Evidence Based Promising Practices Task Group and the Membership Committee.

Dr. Moore is an Adjunct Associate Professor at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing and serves on the America250 Health & Wellness Advisory Council, National Black Nurses Association Board of Directors, UNC-CH School of Nursing Alumni Board of Directors, NC Advisory Council Cancer Coordination Control Early Detection Subcommittee, NC Historically Marginalized Populations Workgroup, and numerous other committees.

He received his BSN in 1995 from Winston-Salem State University, MSN in 2002 from Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and PhD in 2010 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He served 25 years in the U.S. Army and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel. He has over 25 years of nursing experience in Medical-Surgical, Critical Care, and Primary Care Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner.  He has held multiple leadership positions including Charge Nurse, Nurse Manager, Commander, as well as multiple Executive Leadership positions such as Deputy Chief & Chief for the Centers for Nursing Science & Clinical Inquiry, and Chief Nurse of Education for the Fayetteville VA Medical Center which also included 8 Community-Based Outpatient Clinics throughout Southeastern North Carolina. He is a board-certified Nurse Executive.

Dr. Moore was awarded the 2002 Distinguished Clinical Performance Award at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 2004 Outstanding Military RN at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, 2012 National Black Nurses Association Nurse Researcher of the Year, the 2012 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing Graduate of the Last Decade Alumni Awardee,  a 2013 Winston-Salem State University Alumni Achiever Awardee, and inducted into the Order of Military Medical Merit in 2015.  In 2019, the Uniformed Services University blog “Pulse” featured him in their “Black History Month Profiles: 20 Inspiring Uniformed Services University Alumni.” In 2021, he was awarded the Presidential Award from Duke University.