Dr. Moses is Assistant Vice President for Academic Support and
Director of Continuing Education at Meharry Medical College. In
addition to his administrative responsibilities, he is a professor of
biochemistry. Dr. Moses joined the faculty at Meharry in 1964
and has held a number of high-level administrative positions
there. He also serves on the faculty of Fisk University as a professor
of biochemistry, a position he has held since 1966.
Dr. Moses has been instrumental in encouraging many AfricanAmerican
students to pursue professional careers. He is very
active in national service, focusing on the recruitment and professional
development of minority students for careers in science.
He also coordinates programs to encourage an interest in science
and scientific careers for Nashville area middle school students.
Dr. Moses is a frequent guest lecturer and consultant for government,
education, professional organizations, and civic groups. In
1988, he was the keynote speaker for the Minority Access to
Research Careers national meetings held at Purdue University.
Dr. Moses served as the Basic Sciences Coordinator of a program
called "Neighborhood Youth Corps Enrollees." The program was
designed to give talented, at-risk high school students the motivation
and the scientific fundamentals to work as laboratory technicians,
to return to high school to earn a diploma, or to take an
equivalency examination to fulfill graduation requirements.
Dr. Thomas Brooks, a participant in this program, set up a scholarship
at Meharry Medical College in 1988 to honor Dr. Moses for
In 1986, the National Association for Equal Opportunity in
Higher Education awarded him the Presidential Citation as an
Outstanding Alumnus. Meharry Medical College has bestowed
many of their highest distinctions on Dr. Moses, including the
Kaiser-Permanente Award for Excellence in Teaching.