Deonna Moore, Phd(c), MSN, ACNP-BC
Deonna has been a part of the Vanderbilt University Transplant Center for over 13 years. She started working as a nurse on the Kidney/Pancreas Transplant Floor as her first job at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2003. Since then she has served in many different positions; most recently as the lead Nurse Practitioner and Team Leader in Kidney/Pancreas Transplantation. While continuing her work at the transplant center, Deonna has pursued both her Masters of Science in Nursing and her Doctorate in Nursing Science. Deonna has many innovative research ideas that she has published and presented around the country. She is also passionate about educating others in the world of transplantation both through giving invited lectures around the country and teaching in the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. She was recently named an Instructor in the Department of Surgery and is involved in surgery resident education. When she is not busy traveling to serve on both local and national committees, Deonna is able to pursue her primary passion: providing excellent evidence-based patient care. Throughout her career, Deonna has worked to improve access to transplantation, especially living kidney donation, in her home state of Tennessee and around the country.