Heather DeVore

Dr. Heather DeVore is the Founder and Executive Director of District of Columbia Forensic Nurse Examiners (DCFNE), a nonprofit organization that seeks to lessen the impact of violence in the District of Columbia. Under Dr. DeVore’s guidance, DCFNE provides medical forensic exams to victims of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, and attempted homicide. By providing sensitive, trauma-informed care, DCFNE’s forensic nurses offer hope and healing to patients on what may be the worst day of their lives, as well as collecting high quality evidence to strengthen investigations and prosecutions. Dr. DeVore believes that every individual should be empowered to take control of their health and well-being in the aftermath of violence. For more information, please visit dcforensicnurses.org