Anna R. Moore


An outstanding leader in Public Health and her professional organization. After experience in private duty, county health and as an Army nurse, she was appointed as the State Advisory Public Health Nurse. When the Department of Health Division of Public Health Nursing was created in 1937 she became its Chief Nurse and served in that role until her retirement in 1952. She was President of WSNA in 1935 and 1936 and served on the Board for 18 years. She was instrumental in the legislative issues of WSNA and served as Chair of the Legislative Committee. In 1950, the Library at WSNA was named the Anna R. Moore Library.