faculty profile

Ginny Moore   DNP, WHNP-BC

Director, Women's Health NP Specialty


Dr. Moore is a board certified Women's Health Nurse Practitioner whose special interest is underserved populations. She has taught at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing since 1990, while practicing in a diverse number of settings that include family planning, sexual assault examination, private practice and community based health care clinics.

Her volunteer activities include service as a sexual assault crisis line worker and patient advocate in a residential community for women surviving lives of violence, prostitution and addiction. Her scholarly interests include the promotion of effective communication in vulnerable adult women.


  • DNP, Chatham University
  • MSN, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
  • BSN, Western Kentucky University
  • ASN, Western Kentucky University

Current Projects

Dr. Moore is currently involved in the development of Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner training for providers in rural communities. She serves as a Thistle Farms community supporter, an All About Women board member and a Maven Clinic telehealth practitioner.

Representative Publications


Human sex trafficking. NPWH Position StatementWomen's Healthcare: A Clinical Journal for NPs. 5(2): 8-11.2017.

Moore G. Preventative treatment for adult survivors of sexual assault. American Nurse Today. 11(4), 2016

Moore, G., & Rogers, J.A. Flibanserin: Novel treatment for hypoactive sexual desire disorder in women. Journal for Nurse Practitioners.12 (3): 210-11, 2016.

Moore, G. Sexual assault screening in the outpatient setting. American Nurse Today. 10(8), 2016.

Representative Presentations

Preventative Care for Adult Survivors of Sexual Assault. Tennessee Coalition's 16th Annual Conference - Shaping Communities: Creating Connections Across Tennessee. Tennessee Coalition to End Domestic and Sexual Violence. Franklin, TN. April 9, 2018

Teaching Strategies for the Promotion of Effective Patient Communication in Vulnerable Women. 28th International Nursing Research Congress. Dublin, Ireland. July 29, 2017.

Marginalized Women. Women's Gender Studies. Vanderbilt University. Nashville, TN. November 8, 2016.

Fertility Control. Women's Gender Studies. Vanderbilt University. Nashville, TN. October 6, 2016.

Promoting Effective Patient Communication in Vulnerable Adult Women. 18th Annual NPWH Premier Women's Healthcare Conference. Salt Lake City, UT. October 16, 2015.

Childhood Trauma and Access to Trauma-Informed Care. Roots: Digging Deep and Growing Hope. Thistle Farms National Conference. Nashville, TN. October 14, 2014.

Professional Organizations

  • American Nurses Association/Tennessee Nurses Association (ANA/TNA)
  • Association for Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nursing (AWHONN) 
  • National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health (NPWH)
  • Sigma Theta Tau