Dr. Moore-Lotridge is a translational scientist and a medical educator dedicated to undergraduate and graduate medical education. Born and raised in Cleveland, Ohio, Dr. Moore-Lotridge received her Bachelor’s degree at Ohio Northern University, and PhD from Vanderbilt University in Pharmacology. As an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopaedics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and a member of the Translational Orthopaedics Research Group, Dr. Moore-Lotridge’s research is aimed at improving the care and outcome of pediatric patients with musculoskeletal trauma and infections. This research incudes elements of both retrospective and prospective studies, complemented by translational research in small animal models in order to better understand the molecular mechanisms behind immunothrombotic complications such as deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, spending time with her husband, and going on walks with her French bulldog, Taco.