Newsmaker: Paul Moore
Noteworthy: Dr. Paul Moore received the 2013 Norton M. Ross Award for Excellence in Clinical Research from the American Dental Association in November. The honor is a lifetime achievement award that recognizes significant contributions toward the advancement of anesthesia and pain control in dentistry.
Residence: Jefferson Hills
Family: Wife, Dr. Elaine Moore; children, Kristen, Paul Jr., Matthew.
Background: Moore, a dentist, serves as a professor of pharmacology and dental public health at the University of Pittsburgh's School of Dental Medicine.He is the former departmental chair of dental anesthesiology. He has had a private practice in Oakmont, a hospital residency in dental anesthesiology at what is now UPMC Presbyterian, a postdoctoral fellowship in chronic pain management at the University of North Carolina, and faculty appointments Harvard School of Dental Medicine; University of Massachusetts Medical Center; and Forsyth Dental Center.
Education: Moore received his DMD and Ph.D. in pharmacology from the Pitt's School of Dental Medicine.
Quote: “It was very humbling. We work our whole lives, but we're never really sure whether anyone sees it, whether it matters. To know that my research has helped improve the lives of patients experiencing pain and anxiety as it relates to going to the dentist is truly an honor.”
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