Dr. Gerald Moses
Doctor Gerald Moses is the Chief, Clinical Applications Division of the Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC), U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command. He serves as Program Manager for several projects related to advanced technologies for military and civilian health care. He serves also as Contracts Officer Representative (COR) for the DARPA biomedical research projects. Government Doctor Moses came to TATRC in 1999 from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program where, since 1996, he managed the Department of Defense Breast Cancer Research Program.
Doctor Moses' professional life spans more than thirty-five years of civilian and military service. He earned his Masters degree in Speech Pathology and Audiology from Western Michigan University in 1965 and his doctoral degree in Speech and Hearing Science from The Ohio State University in 1969. He taught graduate and undergraduate students, maintained an extensive and successful clinical practice and conducted research for more than thirteen years while serving on the faculties of Miami University and Eastern Michigan University. He published extensively on modernizing approaches to the treatment of stuttering problems. His research endeavors focused on experimental phonetics and speech intelligibility. During this period, he became the founding Editor of the Journal of Communication Pathology and for eleven years chaired the Human Subjects Research Review Board at Eastern Michigan University.
From 1980 to 1993, Doctor Moses served on active military
duty in the U.S. Army Medical Service Corps. His assignments focused
upon medical readiness requirements for active and reserve forces, including
recruiting of physicians and other medical officers, and serving as Chief
of the Medical Branch at the Army Reserve Personnel Center. In
1985, he became Reserve Advisor to the Commandant of the Academy of Health
Sciences. In addition to training responsibilities, Doctor Moses
provided reserve component input to revisions in Army doctrine related
to health service support to Air Land Battle, and led a Tri-service working
group on sustainment training of combat medical skills. Upon promotion
to Colonel in 1988, Doctor Moses served as Senior Reserve Advisor to
the Commander of Health Services Command (HSC). He played a leadership
role in the HSC Medical Mobilization Readiness Program, and then applied
that leadership to the mobilization of reserve forces in support of Desert
Shield and Desert Storm. After demobilization of forces after the
Gulf War, Doctor Moses served as an active agent in planning for force
reductions and presenting medical reserve force structure recommendations
to the Army. He left active military service in 1993 and assumed
managerial responsibility in the contract therapy services industry.