Kelly Moore, PhD

Academic Administration Panel

Job Title: Assistant Director of Graduate Education

Current Employer: The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center UTHealth Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences


  • Postdoctoral Fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX (2015)

  • PhD in Biomedical Engineering, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC (2013)

  • BS in Biomedical Engineering, University of Hartford, Hartford, CT (2007)


After completing both her BS and PhD in Biomedical Engineering Dr. Kelly Moore joined the lab of Dr. Robia Pautler at Baylor College of Medicine as a postdoctoral fellow to study the use of nano-antioxidants for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease. While completing her research Kelly also served as Vice President of the BCM Postdoctoral Association and as a member of the 2015 Presidential Career Symposium Executive Committee. In 2015, Kelly joined the MD Anderson UTHealth GSBS where she served as Program Manager for the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences TL1 Training Program as well as the Cullen Trust for Higher Education Physician/Scientist Fellowship Program. Additionally, she served as the navigator for institutional training grants and individual fellowships. In 2018, Kelly was promoted to Assistant Director of Graduate Education where she focuses on student advising, curriculum development, and management of the Master’s Program in Biomedical Sciences at GSBS, in addition to growing the institutional training grant and fellowship navigator program.

Most useful skill sets acquired from/for your field:

- Scientific writing and communication

- Organization and time management

- Patience and perseverance

What I love most about my job:

I love interacting with students on a daily basis as they create their own path.  Having been though the experience myself I can relate with students and give them pertinent advice.

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