College of Health Sciences
Kate Moore, PhD, DNP, APRN-BC, FCCM is the Academic Program Coordinator for the Adult Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Program. She received her MSN from Vanderbilt University, DNP from Case Western Reserve University, and PhD from the University of Kentucky. Dr. Moore has been teaching in higher education since 1980.
She is triple board certified as an Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, an Adult Nurse Practitioner and a Gerontology Nurse Practitioner. Her clinical practice includes Locums Tenems critical care NP work, as well as volunteer mission work in primary care.
Dr. Moore retired from the US Army Reserve at the rank of Colonel in the Army Nurse Corps in 2013 as the Chief Nurse of the 332nd Medical Brigade. COL Moore served with the 10th Combat Support Hospital in Baghdad, Iraq from September 2005 until November 2006.
Dr. Moore has been an active member of the Society of Critical Care Medicine for more than two decades and is a Fellow of the Academy of Critical Care Medicine. She has served as the chair of the nursing section volunteers on several committees.
Her areas of clinical research include volume resuscitation in trauma, hypothermia in trauma and improving access to trauma care. Her educational research includes measuring clinical competency using simulation, integration simulation into the nursing curriculum and the impact of simulation for disaster planning.