Louise C. O'Keefe, assistant professor of nursing in The UAH College of Nursing was recently honored by the prestigious organization the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) with a 2014 State Award for Excellence. Dr. O'Keefe (PhD, CRNP), who also serves as the director of the UAH Faculty/Staff Clinic (FSC), was honored at an awards ceremony and reception in Nashville. She was named director of the FSC in June 2007. The FSC is currently located in Spragins Hall (room 127D). Plans for a new UAH clinic location are underway to accommodate more health services in prevention and treatment. Dr. O'Keefe's scholarly focus on occupational health makes her uniquely qualified to provide services to university employees. She is recognized as a valued mentor and preceptor for other faculty and students.