faculty profile

Colleen Reilly Moss   MSN, APRN, NNP-BC


Colleen Reilly Moss is a neonatal nurse practitioner at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital and a Level II NICU in Columbia, TN. She has worked as an NNP since 2003, beginning her career at Children's Hospital Colorado before returning to Vanderbilt in 2007.

Colleen is also a full-time student, and she will finish her DNP program at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga in December 2019. Her interests are in teaching, professional development, and mentoring. Her DNP translational project focuses on the positive impact of mentoring on job satisfaction and retention for novice and experienced neonatal nurse practitioners.

Colleen is a member of the Academy of Neonatal Nurses, National Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners, and Florida Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners. She is an instructor for the American Academy of Pediatrics' Neonatal Resuscitation Program. She earned a BS in Child Development in 2000 from Vanderbilt University, and her MSN with a specialty in neonatal care from VUSN in 2001. Colleen lives with her husband Jeff and 2 children, Lucy & Michael, in Franklin, TN.