William R Moore, C.P.E.
2019 de Beaumont Foundation 40 Under 40 in Public Health Honoree
2019 Sons of Bransford Mentorship Award Winner
Many Passions, One Focus of Giving Back
William Moore Graduated from Concordia University with a B.A. where he majored in History. He went on to work in the Public Schools system for 7 years as a behavioral management teaching assistant before moving on to lead youth outreach programs for local non-profits. During his 4 years leading youth outreach programs, he was charged with implementing HEPA (Healthy Eating and Physical Activity) standards and was also selected to be a trainer and speaker at a Statewide HEPA Summit.
William took part in National Advocacy Days in Washington DC where he met with various state representatives on Capitol Hill to lobby on behalf of health-related bills such as the Diabetes Prevention Act and the Child Abuse Protections Act among several others. He next moved on to working with the Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP) grant as a Community Health Advisor where he focused on School based strategies before moving on and joining his local County Public Health Department as a Health Educator. While at the County Public Health Department, William expanded upon his SHIP role by also being a strong advocate for Child and Maternal health disparities.
In Participating with the Birth Equity Community Council he became one of the first two men in the history of the state of Minnesota to become a certified Doula and Lactation Educator. His passion for this work has been used to engage fathers and healthcare providers in the community to help fathers become a more integral part of the birth process, both prenatal and postpartum. It has earned him honors such as the 2019 Sons of Bransford Mentorship award and nationally recognized as a 2019 de Beaumont Foundation 40 under 40 honoree for his influence and innovation in Public Health.