Scholar in Health Policy, Rice University

Quianta Moore, M.D., is a Baker Institute Scholar in Health Policy. Her research focuses on developing empirically informed policies to advance the health of children. Specifically, she focuses on access to care in vulnerable populations through school-based clinics, telehealth and health education. Her most recent work involved identifying and making policy recommendations to address access to HIV prevention for high-risk adolescents. She has several years of experience evaluating school health programs and has developed various models of care to maximize outcomes and reduce inefficiencies for health care organizations. Moore also has experience utilizing mixed methodologies, including community-based participatory research and surveys, to gain insight into the health needs of communities and to develop data-driven, tailored health policy recommendations.

Moore received a Bachelor of Arts in sociology from Cornell University, a J.D. from the University of Houston Law Center and an M.D. from Baylor College of Medicine.


  • –present
    Professor of Health Policy , Rice University