A former high school history teacher who became a nurse in 2013, assistant professor Lee Moore most recently taught at Frontier Nursing University in Kentucky where he was the psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner course coordinator and a clinical faculty member. A certified addictions nurse, Dr. Moore was a LGBT Health Policy and Practice Fellow at George Washington University, taught at the University of Washington in Seattle, St. Louis-based Maryville University, and Tusculum College in Greenville, TN. He also has experience as a preceptor mentoring DNP students and served as an assistant in cancer research. 

In 2018, Dr. Moore opened his own practice—Better Mental Health & Wellness—where he continues to offer integrative and holistic psychiatric care to Virginia residents, specializing in working alongside those who belong to the LGBTQ+ community. 

Moore earned an MSN from Vanderbilt University, a certificate from GW in LGBT health policy and practice, a DNP from Frontier Nursing University, and is currently working on a PhD in nursing from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. 


  • Adult Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP-BC)
  • Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)


Journal Articles

Deng., J., Ridner, S., Rthman, R., Murphy, B., Sherman, K., Moore, L., Hall, K., & Weiner, B. (2016). Perceived symptom experience in head and neck cancer patients with lymphedema. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 19(12), 1267-1274.