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Moore, Kathleen J.

Moore, Kathleen Johnson, December 3, 1953 - July 24, 2012 Kathleen Ann Johnson Moore, 58, of Bell Canyon, died on July 24 in France, as a result of head injuries sustained in a fall. Dr. Johnson was the vice dean of clinical affairs and outcomes sciences and chair of the Titus Family Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Economics and Policy at the USC School of Pharmacy, and on the faculty since 1984. A nationally recognized leader in the pharmacy profession, Johnson authored over 50 articles and publications and was instrumental in the nationwide movement expanding the pharmacist role on today's healthcare team. More on Johnson's career at Born in Detroit, her family soon moved to Fullerton, where she attended local schools, graduating from Troy High School in 1972. A San Fernando Valley resident for 24 years, Dr. Johnson was active in the Bell Canyon Association and National Charity League. When her children were school age, she was a regular volunteer at Sierra Canyon School. She was devoted to her many pets, spent many hours researching her family genealogy and enjoyed spending time at the family Mammoth Lakes home. An avid traveler, Johnson had just delivered a keynote address at the World Federation Hemophilia Conference in Paris a few days prior to the accident. Johnson earned a PharmD from the USC School of Pharmacy in 1978 and an MPH and PhD in health services from UCLA in 1983 and 1991 respectively. She was appointed to the William A. and Josephine A. Heeres Chair in Community Pharmacy at USC in 2007. Survivors include her husband Wynnsan Moore, her high-school sweetheart, whom she married in 1976. Other survivors include their children Kimberly and Alex Moore, her parents Keet and Dorothy Johnson, sister Jill Johnson Glassick (Jonathan), and numerous other family members. Friends are invited to a Celebration of Dr. Johnson's Life at the Bel Air Presbyterian Church, 16221 Mulholland Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049, on Saturday, August 4, 11 AM. A reception will immediately follow the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, friends may honor Dr. Johnson's memory by donating to the Dr. Kathleen Johnson Endowed Legacy Fund at the USC School of Pharmacy which has been established to continue her transformational work at the School and support her vision for the future of the pharmacy profession. Donations may be sent to USC School of Pharmacy, Attention: Jennifer Watson, 1985 Zonal Avenue, Suite #712, Los Angeles, CA 90089-9121. Please make checks payable to the USC School of Pharmacy, noting 'Dr. Kathleen Johnson Endowed Legacy Fund.'