Michael R. Moore
Michael R. Moore obtained the B.S. degree with honors in biochemistry in 1967, the Ph.D. degree in medicine in 1971, and another Ph.D. degree in biochemistry in medicine in 1987. He works as a Registered Toxicologist (Eurotox and Institute of Biology, UK) and as a Member of the Australasian College of Toxicology and Risk Assessment (ACTRA). He serves as a Professor of medicine at the University of Queensland and as an Adjunct Professor in: Griffith University, University of the Sunshine Coast, and Queensland University of Technology. He serves also as a Codirector of the Australian Centers for Human Health Risk Assessment. He has trained as well in clinical pharmacology in the Royal Postgraduate Medical School in London. He previously held senior appointments at the University of Glasgow, Glasgow Caledonian University, and Monklands and Bellshill Hospitals NHS Trust. As an International Expert in toxicology of water pollutants relevant to public health, his areas of expertise include the toxicology of metals, air toxics, risk assessment, alcoholism, cyanobacterial toxins and disorders of porphyrin metabolism. He is a Member of wide range of committees and advisory bodies on public health issues including the Australian Drug Evaluation Committee, the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority and the National Drugs and Poisons Schedules Committee. He chaired the NHMRC Drinking Water Treatment Chemicals Working Party and the Working Group on Air Quality in Tunnels, and he was a Member of the National Cyanobacterial Toxin Guidelines Working Group and the NHMRC Working Party on Toxicology and Risk Assessment. He is a prolific producer of research outputs with over 500 referred publications and numerous books and book chapters to date.
Biography Updated on 5 December 2010