Patricia J. Moore-Pastides, MPH, joined the Foundation Board in 2007.
Ms. Moore-Pastides received a bachelor’s degree from College of the Holy Cross, a Master in Public Health from Yale University School of Medicine and is a graduate from University of North Carolina’s Management Academy for Public Health.
She is the First Lady of the University of South Carolina and an accomplished cook, writer and public-health professional. She is the former director of the Pregnant and Parenting and Teen Provider Network of the South Carolina Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy.
Ms. Moore-Pastides brings over 25 years of health care consulting and management to the Foundation Board. She has served on many boards including the Healthy Learners Advisory Board, Palmetto Health South Carolina Cancer Center Board of Directors and Richland County First Steps Board of Directors.
She and her husband, University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides, make their home in the President’s House on the Historic Horseshoe at the University of South Carolina. They have two adult children. In her free time she enjoys exercise, poetry, theatre and nutrition.