Dr. LaVonne Moore, DNP, RN, CNM, CNP, IBCLC, ICCE is founder and CEO of Chosen Vessels Midwifery Services a subsidiary of Kemet Circle, LLC. Kemet Circle was born in 1998 out of a desire to address health disparities for women of color by providing training and curriculum development. But since its conception, it has expanded to offer more intimate services such as health counseling and lactation and birth support for all women.

Dr. Moore has a Doctor of Nursing Practice from St. Catherine University, a Master of Science in Nurse Midwifery from the University of Minnesota, and a Master of Arts in Health & Human Services Administration from St. Mary’s University. She is a Certified Nurse Midwife, Certified Women’s Healthcare Nurse Practitioner, International Board Certified Lactation Consultant, and Certified Childbirth Educator. She is adjunct faculty at St. Catherine’s University and Thomas Edison College, teaching graduate nursing and women’s health courses.

She has been a health provider, educator, and activist in her community for decades, desiring that all women would prosper and be in good health. Her goal is to inspire women to use midwives for care throughout their lifespan and to recognize the importance of breastfeeding because she believes that good health begins with breastfeeding!