2013 Grand Prize Winner, Advanced Practice Nurse

Navarre, Florida nurse practitioner recognized for extraordinary commitment to her community

Cherokee Uniforms, a leading provider of healthcare apparel, announced today that Romeatrius Moss, RN, MSN, APHN-BC, DNP, Health Care Integrator and Disease Manager with the 1st Special Operations Medical Group at Hurlburt Field Air Force Base in Florida, is a winner of its 11th annual Cherokee Inspired Comfort Award. Moss is among six care providers across the country to be named a national award winner, selected for their impact on the lives of others through extraordinary patient care, sacrifice and innovation while serving as an inspiration to others. Moss is the grand prize Inspired Comfort Award winner in the Advanced Practice Nurse category.

Moss is responsible for ensuring that members of the military receive healthcare that is timely, appropriate and cost-effective, and she recently served as deputy consultant to the U.S. Air Force Surgeon General for Disease Management. While the military portion of her resume is impressive, it is her work done off the clock on behalf of residents of Mississippi, which is even more remarkable.

Moss founded the Mississippi Gulf Coast Black Nurse Association (MGCBNA) and established the Mississippi Gulf Coast chapter of the Medical Reserve Corps, which focuses on improving the health and safety of local communities while helping to prepare for and respond to public health and medical emergencies.

“Romeatrius has the unique ability to inspire and encourage healthcare professionals to take ownership of their community and use their skills and knowledge to combat the gap in healthcare disparities,” said Jazmin Shawell-Wallace, an Air Force obstetrical nurse and Moss’s nominator.

Since Moss founded the MGCBNA in 2008, she has mentored more than

500 nurses and impacted more than 200,000 coastal residents through education and healthcare services. She has created and implemented 20 programs for the association, including HIV/AIDS prevention programs and a teen pregnancy-reduction program for female African-American students in fourth through eleventh grades. In 2012 alone, she donated more than 1200 hours to the communities that she serves.

“Cherokee is thrilled to recognize Romeatrius Moss for her dedication, compassion and innovation. She joins all of this year’s winners as a model for providing outstanding care, as well as inspiration to her peers,” said Michael Singer, Chief Executive Officer of Cherokee Uniforms. “We are proud to honor Romeatrius for her exemplary service to military service members and staff and to healthcare professionals and residents who benefit from her commitment to improving communities and lives.”

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Romeatrius Moss, RN, BSN, MSN, APHN-BC, DNP

Romeatrius Moss, RN, BSN, MSN, APHN-BC, DNP

  1. Congratulations Romeatrius! We are indeed extremely proud of you and your accomplishments. We thank you for your untiring service and devotion to health promotion and to the residents of the great state of Mississippi!
    Laveta Moody-Thomas, MPH, MSW, MCHES
    Mississippi State Coordinator of the Medical Reserve Corps

    Jan 09, 2014

  2. So proud of my daughter she is so beautiful is smart and has a kind heart I could not is nothing better than captain Dr.Romeatrius Nicole Moss.Love you always MOM.

    Nov 03, 2013