J. Michael Moser

J. Michael Moser, MD, MPH

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Clinical Professor, Family and Community Medicine

Contact Information

697 Woodledge Drive

Akron OH 44313

Phone: 330.836.9246

Email: jmmoser@neomed.edu

University of Kentucky, MD

University of North Carolina, MPH

University of Dayton, BS


In addition to his CEOMPH role, Dr. Moser holds a current faculty appointment as Professor of Epidemiology in the College of Public Health at Kent State University. His public health practice career includes service as Health Commissioner for the Akron Health Department (2003-2009), Kansas State Health Director (1999-2003), North Carolina State Epidemiologist (1995-1998), Assistant Chief of the Bureau of Preventive Medicine at the Ohio Department of Health (1990-1993), Kentucky State Epidemiologist (1987-1990), and Medical Epidemiologist, North Carolina Public Health Division (1980-1981). He has previously held academic appointments at The Ohio State University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of Kansas, and University of Kentucky. He is board certified in public health and general preventive medicine and in internal medicine. Dr. Moser is the author of over 30 peer-reviewed publications. He is a fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine and has a long record of professional service at local, state, and national levels. Prior to his professional career, Dr. Moser initiated his public service activities as a VISTA Volunteer in Nashville, Tennessee.

Research Interests

  • Unintended consequences of public health and preventive medicine interventions

Practice Interests

  • Public health workforce development

  • Public health policy

  • Epidemiology of communicable diseases

  • Health promotion and disease prevention

  • Management of public health organization

Consortium of Eastern Ohio Master of Public Health Involvement

  • Faculty appointment

Capstone or Practicum Areas of Expertise

  • Public health practice

  • Epidemiology