UAHuntsville nursing faculty members receive awards during annual conference

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (November 28, 2011) - The University of Alabama in Huntsville College of Nursing faculty recently attended the sixth annual Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Alabama (NPAA) Conference in Birmingham.

At the annual conference, UAHuntsville nursing faculty members received several awards. The College of Nursing's Louise O'Keefe, clinical assistant professor and director of the UAHuntsville Faculty/Staff Clinic, was the recipient of the Outstanding Regional Nurse Practitioner Award North Alabama. Other honors included Lori Lioce, clinical assistant professor, Outstanding State Advocacy Award; and Timothy D. Bynum, clinical assistant professor, Outstanding State Advanced Practice Award.

Cindy Cooke, a UAHuntsville College of Nursing alumna was also honored as a past president of NPAA at this year's conference. Cooke is a founding member of the nursing organization.

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