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Moore joins School of Nursing as DNP Program Director

Dr. Shawana Moore, DNP, MSN, CRNP, WHNP-BC, has joined the Emory Nursing faculty to serve as the DNP Program Director.  

Dr. Moore comes to Emory from Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia, where she served as the Assistant Professor and the Director of the Women’s Health — Gender Related Nurse Practitioner Program. She is a board-certified women’s health nurse practitioner focusing on providing women’s and reproductive health care to underserved populations. She actively maintains clinical practice by serving as a women’s health nurse practitioner. 

Throughout her career, Dr. Moore has specialized in women’s health, adolescent female empowerment, pre-pregnancy counseling, well-woman care, contraception, maternal obesity, gynecological disorders, telehealth in the women’s healthcare setting, diversity, inclusion, and equity. She has become an expert in her field and presents on these topics nationally. She is a key collaborator on an NIH grant entitled “Sexual Health Empowerment for Jail-Involved Women’s Health Literacy and Prevention.” Most recently, Dr. Moore was brought on as a guest on Fox Philidelphia to discuss advocating for black maternal health. She discusses implicit biases and the need for equal care for all in health care settings.  

Additionally, Dr. Moore is the President of the National Association for Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health. She has received numerous national awards and accolades for her leadership. She is the recipient of the Independence Blue Cross Foundation’s Nurses for Tomorrow Scholarship and the Under 40 Award from the National Black Nurses Association. In addition to her faculty roles at Thomas Jefferson University, Dr. Moore also earned her BSN, MSN, and DNP degrees from Thomas Jefferson University.  

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