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Brad Moore Brad Moore
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Professor of Physician Assistant Studies (Secondary)
Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management (Third)

Office Phone: (202)741-2222
Email: Email
Department: Medicine

Education

  • BS, Muhlenberg College, 1985
  • MD, Hahnemann University, 1989
  • MPH, George Washington University, 1995

Biography

Brad Moore, MD, MPH, FACP, Dip.ABLM is Director of the Lifestyle Medicine Program at The GW Medical Faculty Associates and an Associate Professor at The George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences. He is board-certified in Internal Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine.

Moore completed his undergraduate work at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He attended medical school, completed a primary care internal medicine residency, and served as Chief Medical Resident and Chief Administrative House Officer at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [Now Drexel University School of Medicine]. He came to GW in 1993 as a Fellow in Medicine and Primary Care and completed a master's in public health in health care administration and policy.

He has been practicing general internal medicine as faculty at the MFA since 1995. He holds additional appointments as Associate Professor of Health Services Management and Leadership and of Health Policy in the Schools of Medicine and Public Health at The George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. He was Medical Director of the GW Physician Assistant program from 1995-2012 and actively teaches in the School of Medicine, PA Program, School of Public Health, and the Internal Medicine Residency Program.

Moore's scholarly and clinical interests center on lifestyle medicine, asthma, immunization science, preventive medicine, and health care informatics. He has published and spoken in these areas. He is frequently listed as a "Top Doc" in Washingtonian Magazine and a "Top Doc" and "Top Primary Care Physician" in Washington Consumer's Checkbook.

Research shows that lifestyle choices are the drivers behind chronic diseases like diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, and some cancers. By optimizing diet, physical activity, sleep, stress management and relationships and by avoiding harmful substances like tobacco, most of these diseases can be prevented and reversed. Dr. Moore is committed to helping his patients make positive lifestyle changes as a first step toward leading healthier lives.

GW’s Lifestyle Medicine Program focuses on six aspects of lifestyle change: a healthy plant-based diet, physical activity, stress reduction, sleep health, social connections, and avoidance of risky substances such as tobacco. Collectively, these therapeutic interventions are delivered by clinicians trained and certified in this specialty, to prevent, treat, and often reverse chronic disease.

GW is transforming clinical care by weaving Lifestyle Medicine into the foundation of its approach to whole-person health. When setting goals for a healthier lifestyle, Doctor Moore recommends, "Focus on making as many positive choices as you can. Try adopting the mindset that every choice you make should promote health and nourish your body. When it comes to fruits, vegetables, beans and whole grains, variety is the path to good health, as well as the spice of life, so when choosing these foods, 'eat the rainbow!'"

Training

Residency:
  • Primary Care Internal Medicine – Hahnemann University Hospital
Fellowship:
  • Medicine and Primary Care – George Washington University
Board Certification:
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Lifestyle Medicine

Expertise

  • Lifestyle Medicine
  • Primary Care Internal Medicine
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Health Policy
  • Public Health
  • Clinical Vaccinology

Presentations

  • Invited Presentation: “Lifestyle Medicine and Physician Burnout”. Medical Grand Rounds, The George Washington University.  September 30, 2021.
  • Invited Presentation: “Lifestyle Medicine:  Rethinking Our Approach to Chronic Disease.”  Health Unit Grand Rounds, The U.S. Department of State. November 10, 2021.
  • Invited Presentation: “Lifestyle Medicine:  Healing Patients, Providers And The Planet.” Humana All Providers Meeting. April 11, 2023.

Research

  • Exercise Motivation
  • Lifestyle Medicine Education
  • Detection and treatment of alcohol misuse in primary care

Community Service

2023: Member, Medical Advisory Board.  T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies.
2023: Cedar Hill Alliance for Health Equity

Leadership/National Membership

  • American College of Lifestyle Medicine
  • Society of General Internal Medicine

Division

  • General Internal Medicine

Publications

Dodge T, Joshi D, Alharbi M, Moore BB (2021): Effect of physical activity goals on aerobic physical activity: testing the mediating role of external and internal motivation, Psychology, Health & Medicine, Published online January 25, 2021. DOI: 10.1080/13548506.2021.1874430

Dodge T, Joshi D, Abaalkhail S, Moore BB, Physical activity goals among patients in a primary care setting, Translational Behavioral Medicine, 2019 May, Published online May 3, 2019 doi:10.1093/tbm/ibz061

Industry Relationships and Collaborations

This faculty member (or a member of their immediate family) has reported a financial interest with the health care related companies listed below. These relations have been reported to the University and, when appropriate, management plans are in place to address potential conflicts.

  • None