Moore is a popular speaker for both medical and consumer audiences
on topics related to women's health, drug development, balancing
work and family, and others. She is well known for her engaging
and entertaining style which she refers to as "Medicine Lite":
using humor as the spoonful of sugar that helps the medicine
go down. She has addressed numerous women's fairs, employee
groups, consumer, professional associations, and medical organizations.
She is a founding co-chair of the annual national Congress
on Women's Health. To contact
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Moore's 40 professional publications focus on women's health
and career issues. She was a member of the editorial
board of the Journal of Women's Health and the Journal of the American Medical Women's Association for several years.
She was the "Doctor on Call" columnist for First
for Women magazine (circ. 1 million) for five years. Her articles
have covered women's health clinical and research issues,
the drug discovery and development process, osteoporosis,
cervical cancer screening, product liability, the impact of
managed care on clinical research, media management of women's
health and disease management.
Moore's presence on the Internet goes beyond her site at DrDonnica.com.
Was the women's health
expert for Yahoo!
Health. She is a medical advisory board member
for the Cosmetics Executive Women website www.CancerAndCareers.org.
Dr. Moore has received more than 30 awards for her achievements
in medicine and business, including the first "Alumnae Leadership
Award" from Princeton University's Women's Center. In 2000,
Dr. Moore was named "One of the Most Influential Forces in
Healthcare Information Technology" by Advance for Healthcare
Technology magazine. She is also the1999 winner of the
New Jersey Commission on the Status of Women's Connie Woodruff
Award (for "the woman who has best demonstrated a major
commitment to women's issues and concerns").
Moore has been active in organized medicine for over 20 years. She is currently a member of the Board of Directors of the Society for Women's Health Research.
For 7 years she served on the Board of Directors of the American
Medical Women's Association. She has also been a Friends of the National Institute of
Nursing Research, the National Council on Women's Health;
and Research!America, a national coalition of over
300 organizations and institutions committed to supporting
Moore was raised in Brooklyn, New York. She graduated cum
laude from Princeton University with a double major. Upon
graduating, Dr. Moore won a Rotary International Graduate
Fellowship at the University College of Dublin School of Medicine
in Ireland, where she represented the United States as a goodwill
ambassador while beginning her medical studies. She earned
her medical degree from the State University of New York at
Buffalo School of Medicine. She undertook residency training
in obstetrics and gynecology at Temple University Hospital
and in family medicine at Memorial Hospital of Burlington
County (NJ). She is the mother of two teenagers.