Professor of Laboratory Medicine, Mayo ClinicBiography
Thomas P Moyer received a BA in Chemistry from the University of Minnesota in 1970. Following receipt of his undergraduate degree he spent two years in the United State Army Infantry. Upon completing his military service, Moyer entered graduate school at North Dakota State University where he earned the PhD degree in Biochemistry in 1976. He trained at Mayo Clinic as a Fellow in Clinical Chemistry, and joined the medical staff of Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota in 1979 as a Consultant in the Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology. While at Mayo Clinic, Moyer created the Drug Laboratory and lead in the formation of the Nucleotide Polymorphism Laboratory. He was Division Chair of Clinical Biochemistry & Immunology, and served as Vice Chair of the Department of Laboratory Medicine & Pathology and as Senior Vice President of Mayo Medical Laboratories. Dr. Moyer was elected by the medical staff to serve as an Officer of Mayo Clinic in 2000. He has published 108 peer reviewed papers, 123 abstracts, 30 book chapters, and two books. Dr Moyer was also active in the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) serving in numerous leadership roles, including as President in 2004. He also represented AACC to the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry, serving as a member of the Scientific Division, and a member of the Congress and Conference Division.