Michael Moor, MHS, CPO
O&P Department Chair-Instructor
Michael Moor has been a faculty member in the Department of Orthotics & Prosthetics since 2014 and was appointed Chair of the department in 2022.. He earned his bachelor’s degree in O&P from University of Washington and a master’s degree in Health Professions Education from Loma Linda University. Michael has worked in different clinical settings including Newington Children’s Hospital, Dale Clark Prosthetics an active private company in Iowa, he served as the O&P clinic manager of the Shriner’s Hospitals for Children in Portland, Oregon for 15 years, and ran his own private O&P practice in Portland, Oregon for 9 years. Michael brings immense practical knowledge and experience to the MSOP program.
In addition to teaching, Michael directs the outreach and service-learning aspects of the department. His passion to provide students with opportunities to serve in the field locally, nationally, and internationally has given birth to more than a dozen opportunities for service. This has included creating clinics and educational programs around the world through sister organizations where alumni and students can gain experience and serve in developing communities and nations.
Michael is involved in faculty governance activities for both the University as well as the School of Allied Health Professions. Michael spends his free time involved in research and development of orthotic prosthetic components for use in low income situations and is currently working with students and Haiti Adventist Hospital Orthotics and Prosthetics to develop and test low cost injection molding equipment for use in developing nations; with the goal to provide affordable, viable, and feasible O&P care for the most economically challenged individuals around the world.
- MS-HPE, Loma Linda University
- BSOP, University of Washington
- Certified Prosthetist-Orthotist (ABCOP)
- Licensed Prosthetist-Orthotist (Washington State)