Faculty Sketch

Elizabeth (Bette) R. Moore, PhD, RN, IBCLC

Associate Professor of Nursing
Lactation Consultant

elizabeth.moore@vanderbilt.edu

 

Current Research Interests

My research interests include women's breastfeeding attitudes and self-efficacy beliefs, early mother-infant shin-to-skin contact (kangaroo care), the use of meta-analysis to evaluate clinical interventions in nursing.

 

Grants

Moore, E., Wells, N., & Bennett, K. (2010). The effects of medical play on young children's pain and distress during burn wound care. Research Grant from the Vanderbilt Research Institute for Clinical and Translational Research.

Moore, E., & Anderson, G. (2004). Randomized controlled trial of very early mother-infant skin-to-skin contact and breastfeeding status. Dissertation Enhancement Award from Vanderbilt University.

Moore, E., & Anderson, G. (2003). Randomized controlled trial of very early mother-infant skin-to-skin contact and breastfeeding status. Research Grant from Medela Corporation.

Moore, E., & Coty, M.B. (1999). Prenatal and postpartum focus groups with primiparas: Breastfeeding attitudes, support, self-efficacy and intention. Research Grant from the Iota Chapter Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.

 

Representative Publications

Moore, E. (2010). Systematic review: Mothers bottle feeding their babies feel negative emotions such as guilt and worry, and receive little information about bottle feeding. Evidence Based Nursing, 13(1), 27-28. doi:10.1136/ebn1011

Bramson, L., Lee, J.W., Moore, E., Montgomery, S., Neish, C., Bahjri, K. & Melcher C.L. (2010). Effect of early skin-to-skin mother-infant contact during the first 3 hours following birth on exclusive breastfeeding during the maternity hospital stay. Journal of Human Lactation, 26, 130-137.

Moore, E. R., Anderson, G. C., & Bergman, N. (2007). Early skin-to-skin contact for mothers and their health newborn infants. (Updated Cochrane review) Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), Issue 3, 2007.

Moore, E., & Anderson, G. (2007). Randomized controlled trial of very early mother-infant skin-to-skin contact and breastfeeding status. Journal of Midwifery and Women's Health, 52, 116-125.

Moore, E., & Coty, M. B. (2006). Prenatal and postpartum focus groups with primiparas: Breastfeeding attitudes, support, self-efficacy and intention. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 20, 35-46.

Anderson, G. C., Moore, E. R., Hepworth, J. & Bergman, N. (2003). Early skin-to-skin contact for mothers and their health newborn infants. (Cochrane review) Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), Issue 2, 2003.

Anderson, G. C., Moore, E. R., Hepworth, J., & Bergman, N. (2002). Early skin-to-skin contact for mothers and their healthy newborn infants. (Cochrane protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (CDSR), Issue 1, 2002.

Moore, E., Bianchi-Gray, M., & Stephens, L. (1991). A community hospital based breastfeeding counseling service. Pediatric Nursing, 17, 383-389.

Moore, E., Strickland, R., Melcher, M., & Walker, J. (1988). Protecting our children through kid safe. Pediatric Nursing, 14, 32-36.

 

Professional Organizations

International Lactation Consultant Association, member, 1989-present; Member Research Committee 2008

American Academy of Nursing Breastfeeding Expert Panel member

 

Experience as a Pre-, Post, K Award (or like) Mentor

Dissertation committee member: 1 completed