Dr. Hooper joined the University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing in 2014 where she is an Associate Professor, Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Scientist. Dr. Hooper holds board certifications as both a Family and Urology Nurse Practitioner.
In her teaching role, Dr. Hooper serves as faculty for the Family Nurse Practitioner and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs. Dr. Hooper received the Capstone College of Nursing Board of Visitors Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Award and the Outstanding Nurse Practitioner Educator Award for Western Alabama. She is Quality Matters certified instructor.
Dr. Hooper’s research interests include health and quality of life in adults and aging individuals with urologic conditions and diseases. Dr. Hooper is a John A. Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing Scholar and a Deep South Minority Aging (RCMAR) Research Scholar.