Erika Moore, PhD

Erika Moore, PhD

Principal Investigator










Erika M. Moore, PhD (she/her) 

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[a]

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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 IBM CEO Ginni Rometty.

Notable Awards Include: 

2020    Forbes 30 Under 30, Class of 2021- Health care

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

2019    Study Participant, National Research Mentoring Network (N.R.M.N.) SETH Grant Writing Coaching Study

2019    Future Research Leaders Conference of the National Institutes of Health, NIH Scientific Workforce Diversity

2019    University of Florida National Center for Faculty Diversity and Development Faculty Success Program grant ($5000 grant to enroll in Faculty Development course)

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    Graduate Young Trustee, Duke University Board of Trustees

2016    NextProf Scholar, University of Michigan NextProf for Engineering

2013    BioCoRE Scholar, Duke BioCoRE Program (NIH-IMSD Training Grant)

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    Departmental Honors, Biomedical Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University

2013    Dean’s List, The Johns Hopkins University (8 consecutive semesters)

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

2012    Linda Trinh Memorial Award for outstanding Design Team accomplishments, The Johns Hopkins University Department of Biomedical Engineering

2009    Hodson-Gilliam Success Scholar, Johns Hopkins University