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Dr. Donnica Moore        

Nationally Recognized Women's Health Expert and Advocate; "Doctor on Call" Columnist for First for Women Magazine

Dr. Donnica Moore is highly regarded as a women's health expert and advocate, as a physician educator, and as a media commentator.  She is the President of Sapphire Women’s Health Group LLC, a multimedia women’s health education and communications firm and President of DrDonnica.com, a popular women’s health information website.   She is best known as “Dr. Donnica”, most well recognized for her appearances in more than 580 television interviews on women’s health topics.  Dr. Donnica was the women’s health contributor for NBC’s Later Today, appearing weekly from 1999-2000.  She has also been a frequent guest on the “Weekend Today Show”,  “The Oprah Winfrey Show”, “The View”, “Good Morning America, “The Rachel Ray Show”, “The Tyra Banks Show”,  and many others. 

Dr. Moore's professional publications focus on women's health issues.   She is the Editor-in-Chief of the new book Women’s Health for Life (DK Publishing; 2009) and has been the monthly “Doctor on Call” columnist for First for Women magazine (circ. 1 million) since 2002.  Dr. Moore has received more than 30 awards for her achievements in medicine and business, including the 2007 Women in Government Presidential Leadership Award for her efforts to prevent cervical cancer and the American Medical Women’s Association “Calcium Nutrition Education Award” (1993).  She has been active in organized medicine for over 15 years, having served on the Board of Directors of the American Medical Women’s Association, the Society for Women's Health Research and the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research.  She is currently an emeritus member of the Board of Directors of Research!America.  She has served as a member of the editorial boards for the Journal of Women’s Health and The Journal of the American Medical Women’s Association.

A popular speaker for both medical and consumer audiences on topics related to women's health, drug development, balancing work and family, and others, Moore is well known for her engaging and entertaining style which she refers to as "medicine lite": using humor as the spoonful of sugar that helps the medicine go down. She has addressed numerous women's fairs, employee groups, consumer, professional associations, and medical organizations.

Dr. Moore is a cum laude graduate of Princeton University. She earned her medical degree from the State University of New York School of Medicine at Buffalo and undertook residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Temple University followed by a year of training in family medicine at Memorial Hospital of Burlington County, NJ.  She has been married for more than 20 years to Dr. Stan Bernard; they are the parents of two teenagers.

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