ERIKA MOORE, PHD

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR

Assistant Professor, Rhines Rising Star Professor of Materials Science & Engineering, University of Florida (July 2020- Present)

Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Johns Hopkins University, Biomedical Engineering (July 2018- July 2020)

Ph.D., Duke University, Biomedical Engineering (2013-2018)

BS, Johns Hopkins University, Biomedical Engineering (2009-2013)

Email: moore.erika[at]ufl.edu

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Dr. Moore is a passionate advocate for the consideration of the immune system in regenerative engineering, for the effective mentorship of students, and for creating opportunities for others through diversity and equity initiatives. She lives by the quote: “Growth and comfort do not coexist” by former IBM CEO Ginni Rometty.

NOTABLE AWARDS INCLUDE:

2022 BMES Rita Schaffer Young Investigator Award, BMES

2022 3M Non-Tenured Faculty Award, 3M

2022 Constellation Prize for Financial Equity in Engineering, Constellation Prize

2021 Keystone Fellow, Keystone Symposia, Class of 2022

2020 Forbes 30 Under 30, Class of 2021- Healthcare

2020 KL2 Scholar, National Center for Advancement of Translational Science via UF Clinical Translational Science Institute

2018 Rhines Family Rising Star Professorship (an endowed assistant professorship), The University of Florida

2018 Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellowship, The Johns Hopkins University

2018 BME Award for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation, Duke University Department of Biomedical Engineering

2017 M.I.T. Rising Star, MIT Rising Stars in Biomedical Engineering and Science

2017 Trustee, Duke University Board of Trustees

2016 NextProf Scholar, The University of Michigan NextProf for Engineering

2013 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, National Science Foundation

2013 Pre-doctoral Ford Foundation Fellow (awarded but declined), Ford Foundation Fellowship Program

2013 James B. Duke Fellowship, The Graduate School of Duke University

2013 Dean’s Graduate Fellowship, The Graduate School of Duke University

2013 Inducted into Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society

2012 U.N.C.F./Merck Undergraduate Research Fellowship, U.N.C.F./Merck Science Initiative

2009 Hodson-Gilliam Success Scholar, Johns Hopkins University