Herman Kessler Moore, M.D. Memorial Scholarship


Type

General Endowment

Value

$149,859 (2021)

Year Established

2000

Purpose

Scholarships for undergraduate students majoring in the Life Sciences. (GF000060)

Description

Students must demonstrate financial need and be in good academic standing within the Life Sciences department.


History

Dr. Richard B. Moore, Cardiologist, obtained his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine in Florida. He finished his residency at Northwestern Memorial Hospital and his fellowship training at Loyola University Medical Center. His board certifications include Nuclear Cardiology, Cardiovascular Disease, and Internal Medicine.

Dr. Richard B. Moore established an endowed scholarship in the name of Dr. Herman K. Moore. Dr. Herman Moore was born in Macon, Georgia and attended medical school at the College of Georgia. He served in World War II as a Navy Medical Officer and practiced medicine for more than 40 years in Key West. After his retirement, he wrote more than 400 columns for The Key West Citizen which included medical history and advances and opinion on different topics.

Recipients:

2019     Jacob Kaplan

2020     Jacob Kaplan 

2021     Jacob Kaplan

                 Celine Gillis