Brenda Moore, Ph.D., RN-BC, CNE

Associate Professor


Brenda Moore, Ph.D., RN-BC, CNE

HOU 6140


Dr. Brenda Moore is passionate about nursing, nursing education and the vital role that nurses play as members of the healthcare team. Dr. Moore just recently completed a Fulbright scholarship at the University of Jordan School Of Nursing and is currently an associate professor at Texas Woman’s University in Houston Texas. Credentials include a doctorate degree in nursing education form the University of Nevada, a masters’ degree in nursing education from Michigan State University and a baccalaureate nursing degree from the University of Alabama. Today, as a researcher and educator, Dr. Moore strives to discover the needs of English-as-a-Second language nursing students and create methods that lead to success for these individuals. Dr. Moore’s overarching goal is to educate, support and mentor all students to become outstanding nurses in the global world of healthcare.


Ph.D., Nursing Education, University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada
M.S.N., Michigan, Michigan State University, East Lansing
B.S.N., Alabama, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
A.D.N., Nursing, Houston Community College, Houston, Texas

Research Interests

Retention and Success of ESL Nursing Students; Medical-Surgical Nursing; Nursing Education

Latest Articles

Diversity in Nursing Education:Middle Eastern Students
Journal of Nursing Education (2022)
Brenda S. Moore

The effect of linguistic modification on English as a second language (ESL) nursing student retention
International Journal of Nursing Education (2020)
Brenda S. Moore

The Role of Linguistic Modification in Nursing Education
Journal of Nursing Education (2016)
Brenda S. Moore, M Clark

Externally Funded Projects

Fulbright Specialist Project Year 1 of 4
Fulbright Specialist Program | $0.00 | 2021
Role: Grantee

Exploratory Survey of Simulation Use in Middle East and North African Pre-Licensure Nursing Programs
Center for Regulatory Excellence, National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) | $44,596.00 | 2019
Role: Principal Investigator

Internally Funded Projects

Describing the lived experience of COVID-19 and reasons behind low vaccination rates among Non-Hispanic African American and Black women using a community-based participatory research approach.
Texas Woman's University-REP | $10,000.00 | 2022
Research Grant

Research start-up funding
Texas Woman's University | $5,000.00 | 2018
Research Grant

A Comparison of the Lived Experience of Vietnamese Nursing Students in Vietnam to Vietnamese-American Nursing Students in the United States
Texas Woman's Unviersity | $2,000.00 | 2018
Research Grant

Professional Affiliations

  • AACN
  • American Nurses Association
  • Sigma Theta Tau International-Award committee chair