Gwen Hooper, PhD, RN, FNP, APRN-BC


Assistant ProfessorAssistant Professor

Gwendolyn Hooper is an Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing where she teaches in the graduate program. She received her BSN from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and her MSN and PhD from the University of Kentucky. Dr. Hooper holds national credentials as a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner and an Advanced Practice Urology Nurse.

Dr. Hooper has worked in a variety of settings including medical-surgical, ophthalmology, and emergency medicine. She has extensive experience in urology.

Dr. Hooper’s research interests are prostate cancer, urologic conditions and diseases, health care disparities, rural populations and chronic illness.

In addition to her faculty responsibilities Dr. Hooper is President of the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates (SUNA).