Louise C. O'Keefe

Ph.D., CRNP, CNE, FAANP, FAAOHN

Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, College of Nursing Associate Professor Nurse Practitioner

Contact

1610 Ben Graves Drive
Nursing Building
Room 214G
Huntsville, AL 35899
Campus Map

256.824.2445
louise.okeefe@uah.edu

Biography

Curriculum Vitae


Education

  • Ph.D. in Nursing, The University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • MSN, Family Nurse Practitioner, George Mason University
  • BSN, Bachelor of Science in Nursing, George Mason University
  • ADN, Associate Degree in Nursing Largo, MD
  • Certified Nurse Educator (CNE)
  • Family Nurse Practitioner, National Certification
  • Nurse Practitioner (CRNP) licensure, AL
  • Registered Nurse (RN) licensure, AL

Clinical Expertise

  • I.C.U. Nursing
  • Family Practice
  • Employee Health

Expertise

  • Occupational Health
  • Cardiovascular Health
  • Diabetes
  • Metabolic Syndrome

Recent Publications

  • Hoy, H.M. & O’Keefe, L.C. (2020). Choosing the right inhaler for the right patient: Considerations for effective management of patients with COPD or asthma. The Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (JAANP). (32)1, 89-99.https://doi.org/10.1097/JXX.0000000000000366

  • Rowe, D., Ng, Y. C., & O’Keefe, L. C. (2019). Addressing transgender patients’ barriers to access care. The Nurse Practitioner, 44(6), 30-38. doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000558155.3847.8f

  • Ng, Y. C. & O’Keefe, L. C. (2019). The art of administering a Tuberculin Skin Test: Wheal does matter. Clinical Advisor, 22(5), 28-30.

  • O’Keefe, L. C., Koelle, P., McGee, Z., Dewberry, S., Wright, C., Stallings, E., Gates, E., & Chittur, K. (2019). Innovations in worksite diagnosis of urinary tract infections and the occupational health nurse. Workplace Health & Safety. Promoting Environments Conductive to Well-Being and Productivity, (67)6, 268-274. Published ahead of print: March 29, 2019.doi:https://doi.org/10.1177/2165079919834310

  • O’Keefe, L.C., Lioce, L., Benton, A., Morgan, T., & Adams, M.H. (2019). Successfully incorporating IPE in a non-academic health sciences center. Nursing Education Perspectives. Publish ahead of print: November 1, 2018. doi: 10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000416

  • UAH College of Nursing Writing Team. O’Keefe, L. C. (co-writer) 2018. Striving for excellence: Creating environments that promote the pedagogical expertise of faculty. National league for nursing center of excellence in nursing education.

  • O’Keefe, L.C, Sullivan, M.M, McPhail, A., Van Buren, K.,& Dewberry, N. (2018). Screening for Colorectal Cancer at the Work Site. Workplace Health & Safety. Promoting Environments Conductive to Well-Being and Productivity. 66(4), 183-190. First published online on October 11, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1177/2165079917733483

  • Rowe, D., Ng, Y.C., O’Keefe, L.C., & Crawford, D. (2017). Providers’ perceptions and knowledge of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender health. Federal Practitioners, 34(11), 28-34.

  • Kaulfus, A., Alexander, S., Oster, R.A., O’Keefe, L.C.,& Bartolucci, A. (2017). The inherent challenges of using large data sets in healthcare research. CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing, 35(5), 221-225. doi: 10.1097/CIN.0000000000000359

  • O’Keefe, L.C. & Anderson, F. (2017). Benefits of on-site clinics. OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing, 22(2). Doi: 10.3912/OJIN. Vol22No02PPT51


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