MD, CCFP(EM), FCFP, MPH, M.Sc (DM), DTM&H, FRCP(C)
Dr. Kieran Moore is the Medical Officer of Health for the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health unit, an agency with over 200 staff and 100 volunteers that delivers public health programs and services to nearly 200,000 people. He is also a Professor of Family and Emergency Medicine at Queen’s University and the director for the Public Health & Preventive Medicine Residency Program. Lastly, he is an Attending Physician in the Department of Emergency and Family Medicine at the Kingston Health Sciences Centre. Dr. Moore received his MD from the University of Ottawa and specialty certification in Family and Emergency Medicine from the College of Family Physicians of Canada. He has Masters degrees in Disaster Medicine, Public Health, and Physician Leadership and Diplomas in Sports Medicine, Tropical Medicine & Hygiene, and Humanitarian Assistance. Finally, he completed a Canadian Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons Fellowship in Public Health & Preventive Medicine at Queen’s University.
Dr. Moore has extensive experience in surveillance systems for outbreak detection, public health, pre-hospital care, and multidisciplinary research projects. He has championed the need for a national Lyme disease surveillance network to government, which resulted in a national framework on Lyme disease and a recent funding opportunity by the Safe Environment Directorate of Health Canada. He authored the KFL&A Action Plan on Lyme, participates in the Health Quality Ontario working group on Lyme, serves as an Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOH LTC) consultant and presented at the Conference to develop a Federal Framework on Lyme disease. Moreover, he has worked with the Magnotta Foundation and other patient advocacy groups, such as CanLyme, to identify opportunities for collaboration and support to improve the diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease in Canada.
Dr. Moore is the Nominated Principal Applicant on the grant and will serve as the Networks Director. As Network Director he will provide oversight and direction for all Network activities. He will work with KFL&A Public Health and other institutions to develop and maintain a Network web portal as well as a central clinical electronic medical record and associated biobank. He will also work closely with Queen’s University advancement to ensure network longevity.