Denee Moore, MD, FAAFP, DABFM is a Family Medicine physician who was born and raised in Dinwiddie, Virginia, a rural community in the southern part of the state. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with distinction in Psychology and a minor in Chemistry from the University of Virginia (UVA) in Charlottesville, Virginia. During her final year at UVA she lived on the Lawn and was inducted into the Phi Beta Kappa honor society.
After finishing her undergraduate studies, Dr. Moore attended Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Medicine (formerly known as the Medical College of Virginia) in Richmond, Virginia and earned her Doctor of Medicine degree. She completed her internship and residency in Family Medicine at the VCU Bon Secours St. Francis Family Medicine Residency in Midlothian, Virginia where she served as Chief Resident during her final year. Currently, Dr. Moore is an attending physician and clinical lead at Central Virginia Health Services, Inc. (CVHS) in Charlottesville, Virginia. CVHS is a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) that provides medical services to underserved populations including the uninsured and underinsured.
Dr. Moore treats patients of all ages and offers acute care, chronic disease management, preventive health services, and maternity care at CVHS. She is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and Population Health at VCU School of Medicine and a lecturer on the Instructional Faculty Track in the Department of Family Medicine at UVA School of Medicine. In these roles, her primary responsibility is educating medical students and resident physicians in the clinical setting.
In August 2020, Dr. Moore will transition to the role of Assistant Professor and Clerkship Director for the third-year Family Medicine clinical rotation in the Department of Family Medicine and Population Health at VCU School of Medicine. Dr. Moore is finishing a two-year term on the Board of Directors of the Virginia Academy of Family Physicians (VAFP) and will serve a one-year term as the VAFP’s Second Vice President in 2020-2021. In these capacities, she works with other Family Physicians to reduce health disparities and improve access to high quality primary care for residents of Virginia.
Also, she is a co-chair of the VAFP’s Resident, Student, and Faculty Committee. This committee develops and executes programs to recruit medical students to the specialty of Family Medicine and increase the number of Family Medicine residents at Virginia training programs who stay and practice in the state after graduation. Dr. Moore has been appointed to the Commission on Health of the Public and Science of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). The commission provides recommendations to the AAFP's Board of Directors on incorporating evidence-based medicine into policies and clinical practice guidelines and developing projects to address major national public health concerns and promote health equity across the country. Dr. Moore’s research interests include evidence-based medicine, quality improvement, health disparities, and medical education.