Dr. Moran is a board-certified geriatrician/internist specializing in older adults with intellectual and developmental disability (I/DD). Dr. Moran is an attending physician for the specialty inpatient unit at Tewksbury Hospital serving adults with I/DD and also runs a busy statewide outpatient consultation service for older adults with I/DD through the support of the Massachusetts Department of Developmental Services (DDS). Dr. Moran is a Clinical Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and participates in the teaching and training of geriatric medicine fellows, residents, and students.
She is a 2001 graduate of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey School of Osteopathic Medicine. After completing her residency in Primary Care Internal Medicine at the University of Connecticut, she completed a two year fellowship in Geriatric Medicine at Harvard Medical School/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA. She is a 2006 graduate of the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) fellowship program at the Shriver Center/UMASS Medical School in Waltham, MA. Over the course of her career she has received recognition for her work within the field of aging and I/DD, including a Geriatric Academic Career Award from 2007 to 2010 for her work in education and curriculum development, the “Provider of the Year” award from Growthways, Inc in 2008, and the “Excellence in Service” award from Bridgewell in 2015. In 2019 Dr. Moran was awarded the Allen Crocker MD Health Services Award at the Massachusetts statehouse.
Dr. Moran has been involved in several statewide and national initiatives related to aging and I/DD. She was the lead author a consensus guidelines paper on I/DD and dementia published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings in 2013 and has produced 3 publications in collaboration with the National Down Syndrome Society: “Aging and Down Syndrome”, “Alzheimer’s disease and Down syndrome: A Practical Guide for Caregivers”, and “End of Life and Down Syndrome”. Dr. Moran has spoken extensively on a variety of topics related to older adults with I/DD.