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Cheryl A. Moore Named to Crain’s List of Notable Women in Health Care

August 5, 2019— Cheryl A. Moore, President and Chief Operating Officer of the New York Genome Center (NYGC), has been named to the Crain’s New York Business list of 2019 Notable Women in Health Care. Now in its second year, the publication’s listing celebrates an industry uniquely shaped by women. Honorees include exceptional clinical and administrative leaders, entrepreneurs, health care providers, physicians, and scientists.

Ms. Moore is responsible for overseeing NYGC’s financial and operational functions and working together with Scientific Director and Chief Executive Officer Tom Maniatis, PhD, in setting the strategic direction of the organization. Focused on furthering genomic research that leads to scientific advances and new insights and therapies for patients with neurodegenerative diseases, neuropsychiatric diseases, and cancer, the NYGC leverages its strengths in whole genome sequencing, genomic analysis, and development of genomic tools. The Center serves as a nexus for collaboration in genomic research for the New York community and beyond, building on the combined strengths of its faculty, member institutions, scientific working groups, affiliate members, and industry partners.

With her diverse experience as both a founder and change leader in the for-profit and nonprofit arenas, Ms. Moore is known for her strategic ability to resolve performance bottlenecks, develop innovation-intense environments, implement systems, and rationalize operations. Throughout her career, she has applied these skills across organizations at differing levels of maturity in the fields of healthcare, technology, biomedical research, and financial services, bringing more than 20 years of strategic executive experience in collaborative leadership involving some of the world’s highest-performing scientists and physicians.

Ms. Moore plays a strong leadership role in community and industry activities. Appointed by New York State Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, she currently serves as Co-Chair of the New York City Regional Economic Development Council (NYCREDC), whose goal is to ensure sustainable and long-term growth in the New York region. NYCREDC has been successfully implementing the state’s community-based economic development strategy and leveraging the region’s advantages in key industry sectors, including technology and life sciences.

The complete list of honorees can be found in the August 5 print issue of Crain’s New York Business and online here.