Nicholas Moore, PhD, D(ABMM), MLS(ASCP)CM, is a clinical microbiologist and a certified medical laboratory scientist. He received his master’s degree from and has completed his doctoral degree at Rush. His doctoral research studies have focused on the epidemiology of carbapenemases in post-acute care facilities in the Chicago metropolitan region. He is a member of the Chicago Prevention and Intervention Epicenter (C-PIE), in collaboration with the Cook County Health & Hospital System and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. C-PIE focuses on understanding the role of the gastrointestinal microbiome in the acquisition of antimicrobial resistant organisms. Moore’s long-term research goals are to remain part of an interdisciplinary research team examining changes and testing interventions to prevent the acquisition of multidrug resistant organisms. His primary teaching responsibilities in the Department of Medical Laboratory Science include serving as the course director of the clinical microbiology course and clinical rotations.