Dr. Thomas Moyer, Mayo Clinic, USA
- Wed Sep 25 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM Imperial CDoes Chromium or Cobalt Exposure from Metal-on-Metal Implant Cause Toxicity? The Incidence, the Evidence, the Clinical Response
Thomas P Moyer matriculated from the University of Minnesota with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry. Following receipt of his undergraduate degree he spent three years in the United State Army Infantry (1969-1972). Upon completing his military service, Moyer earned the PhD degree in Biochemistry from North Dakota State University. He trained at Mayo Clinic as a Fellow in Clinical Chemistry, and joined the medical staff of Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota as a Consultant in the Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology. Dr. Moyer is certified by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry. He provides laboratory medicine consultation to Mayo Clinic physicians and physicians in practice around the world serviced by Mayo Medical Laboratories. At Mayo Clinic, Dr. Moyer held many leadership positions. He created the Drug Laboratory and served as its director, was Division Chair of Clinical Biochemistry & Immunology, Vice Chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology, and Senior Vice President of Mayo Medical Laboratories. Dr. Moyer holds a joint academic appointment in the Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. He has published >110 peer reviewed papers, >125 abstracts, 30 book chapters, and two books on therapeutic drug monitoring and metal-related diseases. Dr. Moyer was active in professional societies, especially the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC). He chaired the Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Laboratory Improvement Program, Midwest Section, Oak Ridge Conference, Meetings Management Group, Program Coordinating Commission, Commission on Education and Scientific Affairs, and the 2005 Annual Meeting. He was an elected to the Board of Directors (twice), and was President of AACC in 2004. Dr. Moyer was given the AACC Lifetime Achievement Award in 2012. He also represented AACC to the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry, serving as a member of the Scientific Division, and a member of the Congress and Conference Division.