Alvin H Moss, MD, Professor of Nephrology and Palliative care, and has taught medical ethics for over 25 years, and he is the Director of the Centre for Health Ethics and Law at West Virginia University since 1990. He earned his B.A. from Harvard University, and his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Moss’ postgraduate training included: Internal Medicine Residency at North Carolina Memorial Hospital, Chapel Hill; Intensive Bioethics at Kennedy Institute of Ethics at Georgetown University; he was a Visiting Scholar at the University of Chicago. His medical licensure and board certification encompasses the National Board of Medical Examiners, and he is a Diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, the American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and more.
Dr. Moss is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine; he is a member of the American Society of Nephrology, the National Kidney Foundation, the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities and other professional national associations. He has earned honors for Excellence, Outstanding Contributions, Distinguished Service, Certificate of Appreciation, Outstanding Faculty Award, again and again. In 2017 he received the Outstanding Service Award from the West Virginia University School of Medicine.