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Campbell Award: Humanitarian & Community Service – Kenneth L. Moore, MD

The Campbell Clinic Foundation is pleased to name Dr. Ken Moore as the 2024 recipient of the Campbell Award for Humanitarian and Community Service. This award recognizes and honors outstanding service to a community or cause with tangible or measurable impact.

Dr. Moore completed his residency at the Campbell Clinic in 1975 and practiced orthopaedic surgery for more than 28 years, gaining recognition for his leadership on a state and national level. He served as Chief of Staff of Maury Regional Hospital, President of the Tennessee Orthopaedic Society, President of the Tennessee Hand Society, President of the Clinical Orthopaedic Society, and on the Board of Councilors for the AAOS.

After retirement, he taught Orthopaedic Surgery in Bhutan and Ethiopia through the Orthopaedic Overseas program.

Currently in his fourth term as mayor of Franklin, Tennessee, Dr. Moore is the third physician to head the city. He received the Leadership in Regional Thinking and Action Award at the Power of Ten Summit, and was recognized by the Tennessee Municipal League as Tennessee Mayor of the Year in 2018, later serving as president of the organization. The Greater Nashville Regional Council recognized him twice with the Hank Thompson Award for leadership and integrity.

Dr. Moore currently serves on the Opioid Abatement Council for the State of Tennessee. He is passionate about delivering healthcare to the underserved and is medical director for the Shalom Foundation, providing free surgery to poor Guatemalan Children and opening a new Out-patient Surgery Center for the Foundation in Guatemala City. He has focused on health in the City of Franklin with a particular focus on Mental Health through Find Hope Franklin. Under his leadership and in partnership with Franklin Tomorrow, the city has been recognized as a Healthier Community by prior Governor Bill Haslam and as an All-American City by the National Civic League.

He is a graduate of Tennessee Technical University and the UT College of Medicine, and served in the US Army at Fort Bragg, North Carolina as a general medical officer.

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