Dr. Mora was born and raised in Costa Rica. He completed medical school, followed by training in both internal medicine and critical care in San Jose, Costa Rica. He then came to Dallas and completed a fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. He is a Certified Diabetes Educator, a fellow of the American College of Endocrinologists, and has a Masters’ Degree in Clinical Sciences from the University of Texas. Dr. Mora's clinical interests include new pharmacological therapies in diabetes as well the use of modern technology for monitoring and making therapeutic decisions. He recently implemented a model of effective care for transitional (pediatric to adult) patients with diabetes. His most recent publications include the clinical impact of current Cardiovascular Outcome Trials of anti-diabetic medications and the emergent field of mobile technology to improve models of diabetes care. Dr. Mora was previously an endocrinologist at the Cleveland Clinic in Weston, Florida as well as a staff endocrinologist for Diabetes America in Plano. In addition, he holds an appointment as Adjunct Professor at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, and an Associate Editor for the Journal Clinical Diabetes from the American Diabetes Association. In April 2017, Dr. Mora joined the Dallas Diabetes and Endocrine Center jointly with the Dallas Diabetes Research Center, both at Medical City in Dallas, Texas.