Dr Eric Moore
U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center
Dr. Eric L. Moore is the Director of the U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, the primary Department of Defense technical organization for non-medical chemical and biological defense. He
is an expert in chemical and biological defense programs and medical countermeasures, and is a former Army officer.
As the Director of ECBC, Dr. Moore oversees many of the Nation’s key chemical and biological defense research and engineering projects, both classified and unclassified. In this role, Dr. Moore builds partnerships across DOD, other government agencies, industry and academia to enhance Warfighter readiness and response to chemical and biological threats. He previously served as the Chair and United States National Lead of the Chemical, Biological,and Radiological (CBR) Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Assess Working Group (AWG) and Inform Working Group (IWG). As Chair and U.S. National Lead of the CBR MOU AWG & IWG, Dr. Moore led CBR MOU efforts between the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia toenable warfighters to detect, prevent, protect against and respond to global CBR threats.
Before joining the civilian workforce, Dr. Moore served as an Army officer, with a career culminating at the Armed Forces Medical Intelligence Center as the Defense Intelligence Agency’s Senior Scientific and Technical Intelligence Officer for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear medical countermeasures worldwide. Other Army career included assignments as the Commander/Lab Director of the U.S. Army Forensic Toxicology Drug Testing Laboratory, Fort Meade, Md., a principal investigator at MRICD, and several intelligence assignments.
Dr. Moore holds a Ph.D. in Neurophysiology from Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Biology from Fisk University, Nashville, TN. He is a graduate of the Army Medical Department (AMEDD) Officer Basic Course, AMEDD Officer Advanced Course, Combined Arms and Services Staff School, and Army Command & General Staff College.