Gwen Hooper - Assistant ProfessorAssistant Professor
205.348.0893
glhooper@ua.edu

Dr. Hooper received her PhD in nursing from the University of Kentucky.  Her doctoral preparation was directed toward clinical research. She is certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a family nurse practitioner.  She is also certified by the Board of Urologic Nursing as a urologic nurse practitioner.

Dr. Hooper has published and presented nationally and internationally related to her research interest in urologic diseases.  She has recently completed a funded study on quality of life in women with pelvic organ prolapse and the use of a cube pessary.  In addition to her faculty responsibilities, Dr. Hooper has served as president of the Society of Urologic Nurses and Associates. She is a fellow of the Hartford Institute of Geriatric Nursing.  She is also involved in a number of professional nursing organizations including Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society, Rural Nursing Organization and the American Association of Nurse Practitioners.