faculty profile

Tonia L. Moore-Davis   MSN, CNM, FACNM



  • MSN, University of Pennsylvania (Nurse-Midwifery)
  • BSN, Johns Hopkins University

Current Research/Scholarly Interests

  • Genomics of human birth timing
  • Preterm Birth prevention
  • Transgenerational epigenetic inheritance related to women's health

Academic Interests

Dr. Moore-Davis' research interest is transgenerational epigenetics related to recurrent preterm birth in families.

Professional Organizations

  • ACNM representative, Alliance of Women's Health Registries, 2012-Present
  • Western Institute of Nursing, 2012-Present
  • Tennessee Nurses' Association (TNA), 2011-Present
  • Southern Nursing Research Society, 2011-Present
  • American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM), 2002-Present
    Benchmarking Liaison, Division of Standards and Practice
    Quality Management Section, 2009-Present
  • Sigma Theta Tau, 2001-Present
    Nu Beta Chapter, 2001-Present
    Iota Chapter, 2011-Present


  • Fellow, National Institute of Nursing Research - Summer Genetics Institute, 2012
  • American College of Nurse-Midwives, Kitty Ernst Award, 2010