Christopher Moore Named Director of Education and Community Engagement
Christopher Moore has been promoted to Director of Education and Community Engagement. In this role, he will be responsible for the oversight and growth of all community health education programs, as well as continuing to identify and nurture community partnerships and investments. This work is central to the mission of ChristianaCare and is responsible for ensuring that we are providing our community members with the education and support needed to receive the health care that they deserve along with fostering strategic investments that create the capacity to meet the needs of our community so that people can live their best and healthiest life.
Moore is a Delaware native, a graduate of the University of Delaware and a two-term AmeriCorps alum. His first and only assignment in public service was with Community Health at Wilmington Hospital. In the 15 years since, Moore has helped build the section into a diverse, wide-ranging section which supports the clinical operations of the hospital; provides quality education and connection to resources across the state; explores innovative ways to evaluate non-traditional health interventions; and invests in community programs that address the social determinants of health.
Moore also is on the faculty at Delaware Technical Community College, where he teaches English. He is an advocate for reproductive health education and access to resources. Together with Dr. Catherine Dukes and Dr. Judy Herrman, he has trained, presented and been published on topics ranging from the effectiveness of interventions for teens, including Wise Guys, to the use of inclusive language in education; the latter, via “Who’s at the Water Cooler” received national recognition when it was published by the Center for Sex Education as part of their anthology of lesson plans for sexual health educators. He is a fierce advocate of the LGBTQ+ community and commits much of his time and energy to service and philanthropy. He was recognized for this work in 2020 with a Jefferson Award for Public Service. That year, he was also appointed by Gov. John Carney to the State Council of the Arts.
Moore reports to Erin Booker, vice president of Behavioral Health & Social Care Integration.