Dr Alan Moss

Chief Scientific Officer, Crohn's & Colitis Foundation, Professor of Medicine, Boston University

Alan Moss, MD, a renowned clinician-scientist, begins his tenure today as the Chief Scientific Officer at the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation. His prior roles include serving as the Director of the Crohn’s & Colitis Program at Boston Medical Center (BMC) and Professor of Medicine at Boston University (BU). In his clinical practice, Dr. Moss has cared for IBD patients from underserved, immigrant, and unhoused populations.

Previously, Dr. Moss has collaborated with the Foundation in several capacities, including as the Deputy Editor of Crohn’s & Colitis 360, the Foundation’s open-access online journal. He also served on the Foundation’s Professional Education Committee within the National Scientific Advisory Committee, and on the New England Chapter Advocacy Committee. His research, some of which has been funded by the Foundation, spans microbial therapeutics, mucosal immunology, and clinical outcomes. Dr. Moss has published more than 200 peer-reviewed articles.

Prior to joining BMC and BU, Dr. Moss was an Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and an IBD physician at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) where he was also the Director of Translational Research. Dr. Moss also served as an Associate Investigator at both Mass General Hospital and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Dr. Moss received his medical education and training in Ireland at RCSI Medical School in Dublin and continued his medical training in the U.S. through a fellowship at BIDMC.