Alumna Cindy Cooke named president-elect of AANP

Cindy CookeCindy C. Cooke, DNP, FNP-C, FAANP, alumna of the UAB School of Nursing, has been elected president-elect of American Association of Nurse Practitioners.

Cooke earned her bachelor’s degree at the University of Texas at Arlington, master’s in nursing at the University of Alabama Huntsville and her doctor of nursing practice at the University of Alabama Birmingham (UAB).

Cooke was the founding President of the Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Alabama (NPAA). NPAA was formed to combine the regional nurse practitioner organizations to speak as one voice legislatively.

Cooke currently works in the Primary Care Clinic at Fox Army Health Center in Huntsville, Ala. providing care for active duty and retired military personnel and their families.