Dr. Moore is the President (2022-2023) of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) and an Associate Professor at Emory University. She is committed to providing women’s and reproductive health care to underserved populations. In her work as a women’s health nurse practitioner with health care organizations, she has cared for women and the gender related populations across the lifespan, mostly in underserved areas, for more than a decade.

Dr. Moore has developed a nurse-led mentorship, the Girls Empowerment Program, to support the healthy growth and development of adolescent girls in underserved communities. Her research efforts include an examination of HPV vaccination uptake in women involved in the legal criminal system. As a National Institute Health (NIH)-designated early investigator, Shawana’s research interests include women’s health across the lifespan, gender affirming care, environmental/climate and women’s health, adolescent female empowerment, reproductive, gynecological disorders, telehealth in the women’s health care setting, diversity, inclusion and equity. Dr. Moore presents on these topics locally and nationally.

Dr. Moore is the author of scholarly blogs and numerous peer-reviewed manuscripts, and also a contributor to national position statements for the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health. She has helped develop podcasts and video productions focused on the promotion of health equity.