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James E. Moore, MD, PhD

President, Connecticut Children’s Specialty Group

Practice Name Connecticut Children's Specialty Group



BS, Biology, Syracuse University, 1989
PhD, NeuroPhysiology, Emory University, 1994
MD, Emory University, 1998


Pediatrics, UT Southwestern Medical School, 1999-2001


Neonatology, Boston Children’s Hospital, 2002-2004

Board Certifications

  • General Pediatrics, The American Board of Pediatrics (2001)
  • Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, The American Board of Pediatrics (2005)
  • Faculty Appointment

    Professor of Pediatrics, University of Connecticut School of Medicine

    Clinical Expertise

    Dr. Moore is President of Connecticut Children’s Specialty Group and the Ross Mayer Endowed Chair of Neonatology.

    Dr. Moore received his Bachelor of Science in Biology from Syracuse University and earned his Master of Science, Doctor of Philosophy, and Medical Degree from Emory University. He completed his pediatric residency at UT Southwestern Medical School and a fellowship in neonatal-perinatal medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital. He completed his research fellowship at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

    Dr. Moore is active in clinical research in the areas of Necrotizing Enterocolitis (NEC) and human milk research. In addition he is recognized nationally for graduate education and has been awarded the Richard Rivas Teaching Award, the Founder’s Award from the Southern Society for Pediatric Research and was the Graham’s Foundation Honoree in 2019 for contributions to Neonatology.

    Dr. Moore is board certified in both Pediatrics and Neonatology and is a member of multiple professional organizations, including the American Academy of Pediatrics and the section for Perinatal Pediatrics.

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