Director, Office of Health Equity (OHE)
Duke Cancer Institute
Dr. Angelo D. Moore is the Director, Office of Health Equity (OHE) at Duke Cancer Institute (DCI) where he provides leadership to achieve the overall Vision and Mission to improve community health by engaging community members. He collaborates with the Associate Director and Assistant Director, Community Outreach, Engagement, and Equity (COEE) while leading all outreach efforts and programs in the DCI community and across its Catchment Area.
He works with the DCI faculty, staff, stakeholders, and colleagues to lead the community-focused programs which also includes engaging with community partners, building strong, bi-directional partnerships between our community and DCI cancer researchers, and guiding community-DCI partnerships.
COEE goals include engaging with community partners, building strong, bi-directional partnerships between our community and DCI cancer researchers, and developing a multi-level, prospective data infrastructure to guide community-DCI partnerships.
Dr. Moore leads the Community-Facing Navigation program at Duke Cancer Institute, which incorporates Community-Facing Patient Navigators. The responsibilities of Patient Navigators include providing cancer education on prevention, early detection screening, and navigating individuals who need cancer screenings, follow-ups after abnormal screenings, and treatment if diagnosed with cancer.
Dr. Moore 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 the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Nursing and serves on the America250 Health & Wellness Advisory Council, the National Black Nurses Association Board of Directors, the UNC-CH School of Nursing Alumni Board of Directors, the North Carolina Advisory Council Cancer Coordination Control Early Detection Subcommittee, the North Carolina Historically Marginalized Populations Workgroup, and numerous other committees.
He received a bachelor’s degree in 1995 from Winston-Salem State University, a master’s degree in 2002 from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, and a Ph.D. 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 more than 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, and 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. 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, the 2004 Outstanding Military RN at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center, the 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, and the 2013 Winston-Salem State University Alumni Achiever Awardee. He was inducted into the Order of Military Medical Merit in 2015. In 2021, he was bestowed the Presidential Award from Duke University.