John E. Moore

Belfast City Hospital

Professor John E. Moore is Clinical Microbiologist at Belfast City Hospital, incorporating the Northern Ireland Public Health Laboratory, where he has worked since 1993, microbiologically supporting both the Adult and Paediatric Regional CF Services in Northern Ireland. He is Visiting Professor in the School of Medicine, Dentistry and Biomedical Sciences, Queen’s University, Belfast, as well as Honorary Professor in the School of Biomedical Sciences, Ulster University. His clinical and research interests include the clinical microbiology of cystic fibrosis and how clinical microbiology service can be improved to give the CF MDT optimal microbiology results to base their clinical decisions around. In addition, he is interested in Campylobacter, foodborne and other zoonoses, as well as antimicrobial resistance. He has published over 500 peer-reviewed papers in several national and international journals and has an h-score of 42. John is a past Editor on Clinical Microbiology & Infection (European Society for Clinical Microbiology) and currently serves an Editor on both the Ulster Medical Journal (Ulster Medical Society) and the British Journal of Biomedical Science (Institute of Biomedical Science). He is Chair of the Northern Ireland Microbiology Discussion Group and Chair of the Northern Ireland Meningococcal Stakeholders Forum. Previously, he served two terms, as a member of the Northern Ireland Food Advisory Committee (NIFAC), Food Standards Agency. Recently, he lead a UK Mission to Japan at the request of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, to examine Antimicrobial Resistance. John is married with two children and enjoys fly-fishing for trout and salmon in his spare time.