- University of Oklahoma
- University of Florida
Dorrine B. Moore, M.S., APRN, FNP-C, is a board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) in the Department of Pulmonary and Critical Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She is credentialed through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners and the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Originally from Florida, she earned her Bachelor of Science degree in nursing from the University of Florida in 1977 and her Master of Science degree from the University of Oklahoma in 2000. Dorrine has worked in family practice and internal medicine as well as 7 years in pulmonary medicine and sleep medicine in Oklahoma, Florida, and Texas, the latter at the Baylor Medical Center. She has a passion for helping patients manage their chronic health conditions, especially those that concern pulmonary medical diagnoses. Her goal is to educate and prevent patients from exacerbations of their chronic diseases and to ultimately reduce hospital admissions. Ms. Moore is a member of the Texas Nurse Practitioners Association, the North Texas Nurse Practitioner Association, and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. She enjoys sharing her knowledge with students and has acted as a preceptor for future nurse practitioners. She is published in the journal Advanced for Nurse Practitioners with two entries one on humor therapy benefits for grieving and the other entitled “Is Health Care a Right Owed to All American’s.” She is credited with writing a bill for the Oklahoma Legislature that concerned certification requirements for all medical assistants in the state of Oklahoma, passed into legislation in 1999.