Debra K. Moser, PhD, RN was named the 2022 HFSA Lifetime Achievement Award winner. Read a Member Spotlight Q&A with Dr. Moser >>
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Dr. Debra K. Moser is Professor and Linda C. Gill Chair of Cardiovascular Nursing at the University of Kentucky, as well as the director of the RICH Research and Interventions for Cardiovascular Health) Heart Program, a highly productive research collaborative dedicated to cardiovascular research and mentorship. She is also the Assistant Dean for the PhD Program and Student Scholarly Affairs at the University in the College of Nursing.
In addition to her academic position, she is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. Her research program focuses on testing biobehavioral self-care interventions in populations with notable health disparities including rural individuals, and in vulnerable cardiovascular (CVD) and heart failure patients, in order to improve morbidity and mortality. She also studies CVD risk reduction in at high risk for CVD and heart failure.
Her work has been recognized with more than 30 awards, including the Lembright, Dracup Mentorship and Heart Failure Research Awards from the American Heart Association. She has been recognized with the President’s Research Award from FNINR. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing, the American Heart Association, and the Preventative Cardiovascular Nurses Association. Her funding from the National Institutes of Health and the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute exceeds $40 million. She has published more than 400 journal articles, 25 chapters, and 3 books.