“Think Things Through and then Go After It.”
Dr. Claude Moore
Who We Are
Throughout the 20th century in Washington, DC’s Northern Virginia suburbs,
Dr. Claude Moore applied his time and financial resources toward the preservation of land and history, and toward helping to provide and expand educational opportunities for underprivileged youth. Dr. Moore served as the first chairman of the Radiology Department at George Washington University, elevating it to exemplary status as a facility for learning and treatment.
At age 95, Dr. Moore established the Claude Moore Charitable Foundation (CMCF), which initiates programs and partnerships that increase academic competence and encourage leadership.
Dr. Moore had tremendous impact on history, land preservation and education in Northern Virginia, and today The Claude Moore Charitable Foundation continues to spread Dr. Moore’s positive influence, for the good of at-risk minorities, charitable organizations, and the betterment of the community as a whole.
Learn more about the Claude Moore Scholars Program Today
Claude Moore Scholar
As of the spring 2019 semester, Lexi is preparing for a healthcare career at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, graduating in May. Her major is Radiation Sciences, with a concentration in Radiography and a sub-specialization in Computerized Tomography (CT) scanning. During her Junior and Senior years in high school, Lexi became a Claude Moore Scholar in the Claude Moore Charitable Foundation’s Healthcare Education Program. Through the Program, she took classes in Introduction to Medical Sciences and Introduction to Radiology, and benefitted from real world clinical experience with professional radiology technicians and nurse specialists. She also gained valuable insights into resume building and job interviewing skills. Lexi is immensely grateful for the opportunities she enjoyed as a Claude Moore Scholar, and counts the experience as her best academic decision.Watch Video
Claude Moore Scholar
Jeff Rivera is a Senior at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, majoring in Radiation Sciences and graduating in May 2019. Jeff’s concentration within his major is Radiography, with a sub-specialization in Cardiac Catheterization for heart imaging. As a Claude Moore Scholar in the Foundation’s Healthcare Education Program, Jeff took classes in Introduction to Medical Sciences and Introduction to Radiology during his Junior and Senior years in high school. He gained broad knowledge in the classroom, as well as invaluable, real world clinical experience in professional Radiology settings. Jeff credits his decision to become a Claude Moore Scholar for cementing his desire to enter the field of healthcare.Watch Video