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Justin  Moore - Augusta University. Augusta , GA, US

Justin Moore Justin  Moore

Epidemiologist in the Department of Population Health Sciences | Augusta University


A global leader in epidemiology and research in tracing the spread of COVID-19 among minorities.



Dr. Moore is an award-winning epidemiologist whose work has been published in numerous publications and featured in media outlets, including the "Southeast Missourian" and NPR affiliate "St. Louis Public Radio." He received his doctoral degree in Epidemiology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Public Health followed by his post-doctoral training under the National Institutes of Health-funded T32 Cancer Prevention and Control Training Program at Washington University in Saint Louis School of Medicine.

Areas of Expertise (6)

Cancer Prevention and Control

geographical information systems


epidemiologic methodology

Database Design

Mediation Analysis

Education (3)

University of Alabama at Birmingham: Doctoral, Epidemiology

University of Alabama at Birmingham: Master's degree, Epidemiology

Hampshire College: Bachelor's degree

Affiliations (4)

  • American Public Health Association (APHA)
  • American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
  • Society for Epidemiologic Research (SER)
  • Golden Key National Honor Society

Media Appearances (3)

When it comes to breast cancer deaths, place and race matter

St. Louis Public Radio (NPR)  

For breast cancer patients, race and geography can mean the difference between surviving and succumbing.

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Cancer Hot Spots Identified in Southeast Missouri

Illinois Public Radio  

Washington University researchers have identified specific areas of the country where women are much more likely to die from breast cancer.

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“Study finds breast-cancer hot spot in Southeast Missouri”

Southeast Missourian  

An in-depth look into the areas with the highest rates of breast cancer.

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Articles (3)

The epidemiology of firework-related injuries in the United States:


Moore JX, McGwin G Jr, Griffin RL.

The purpose of this study is to examine the epidemiology of firework-related injuries among an emergency department (ED) nationally representative population of the United States for the years 2000-2010, including whether the type of firework causing the injury is differential by patient demographics and whether the severity of injury is associated with the firework type.

Epidemiology of High-Heel Shoe Injuries in U.S. Women:


Moore JX, Lambert B, Jenkins GP, McGwin G Jr.

The purpose of the present study was to investigate the epidemiology of high-heel–related injuries among a nationally representative population of women in the United States and to analyze the demographic differences within this group.

Black-white racial disparities in sepsis: a prospective analysis of the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke

PubMed Central

Moore JX, Donnelly JP, Griffin R, Safford MM, Howard G, Baddley J, Wang HE.

Sepsis is a major public health problem. Prior studies using hospital-based data describe higher rates of sepsis among black than whites participants. We sought to characterize racial differences in incident sepsis in a large cohort of adult community-dwelling adults.