The medical world lost one of its most published fellows on December 5, 2019, as Professor Keith L. Moore passed on at the age of 94.
Keith Leon Moore was a professor emeritus in the division of anatomy, in the faculty of Surgery, at the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Moore was associate dean for Basic Medical Sciences in the university’s faculty of Medicine, and was Chair of Anatomy from 1976 to 1984. He is a founding member of the American Association of Clinical Anatomists.
Moore co-wrote Clinically Oriented Anatomy, one of his ground-breaking books, with Professor Arthur F. Dalley and Professor Anne M. R. Agur. He also published 15 other Anatomy books.
He published over 60 papers on his research based on his teaching and research, mainly in embryology and teratology.
He retired in 1991 but remained active updating his books, attending anatomy meetings, and giving lectures worldwide.
Before his death, Keith Moore was Professor Emeritus in the division of Anatomy, in the faculty of Surgery, at the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Keith L Moore lived an impactful life and his legacy will surely live on through the books he has published.
Written by: Animashaun Daniel