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Paul Moore Honored by SWOSU College of Pharmacy

Paul Moore
Paul Moore of Rockville (MD) (left) was recently honored by the SWOSU College of Pharmacy in Weatherford with the Dean’s Distinguished Service Award for extraordinary service activities dedicated to pharmacy and SWOSU. Making the presentation is SWOSU COP Dean Dennis Thompson.

Southwestern Oklahoma State University graduate Paul Moore of Rockville (MD) was recently honored by the SWOSU College of Pharmacy in Weatherford.

Moore, a 1978 graduate, was awarded the Dean’s Distinguished Service Award for extraordinary service activities dedicated to pharmacy and SWOSU.

Moore is senior health policy advisor for the Office of Rural Health Policy in Rockville (MD). He was one of the driving forces behind the development of SWOSU’s successful rural health program.

He has worked as a community, consultant and hospital pharmacist. Moore served as CEO for the Atoka County Healthcare Authority and developed his own consultant management company. He has served national leadership roles with the National Rural Hospital Association and is active with the Oklahoma Pharmacists Association, Southwestern Pharmacy Alumni Foundation and a life-time member of the SWOSU Pharmacy Alumni Association.

Moore has received many awards including being named “Rural Hospital Administrator of the Year” and “Rural Practitioner of the Year” by the Oklahoma Rural Health Association.

Moore and his wife, Carolyn Sue Gardner, also a graduate of SWOSU, have two daughters—Natalie Moore Houck (2004 SWOSU College of Pharmacy graduate) and Emily Moore Jones.