Keith Leon Moore

Keith Leon Moore, anatomist (b at Brantford, Ont 5 Oct 1925). Educated at Western (PhD, 1954), he joined the staff at U of Man in 1956.

Keith Leon Moore

Keith Leon Moore, anatomist (b at Brantford, Ont 5 Oct 1925). Educated at Western (PhD, 1954), he joined the staff at U of Man in 1956. In 1965 he became professor of anatomy and head of the department there, and in 1976 assumed the same positions at U of T, later becoming associate dean, Faculty of Medicine at U of T, before retiring in 1991 as an emeritus professor. Internationally recognized for his research in genetics, embryology and teratology, he has served as president of the Canadian Assn of Anatomists and as chairman of the board of the Canadian Federation of Biological Societies.

Among the widely adopted textbooks he has written are The Developing Human (1973, 3rd ed 1982), Before We Are Born (1974, 2nd ed 1983) and Clinically Oriented Anatomy (1980). A fellow of the International Academy of Cytology and of the Royal Society of Medicine, he has received awards both for his publications and teaching, including the 1984 J.C.B. Grant Award of the Canadian Assn of Anatomists.