Gwendolyn L. Hooper PhD, APRN, CUNP, FAUNA, FAAN

Associate Professor, University of Alabama

Dr. Gwen Hooper is a urology nurse practitioner and professor at the University of Alabama where she teaches nurse practitioner and doctoral students. She is a nurse scientist whose research trajectory is focused on the health care quality of life of adults and aging individuals with urologic conditions and disease. Dr. Hooper has been fitting, lecturing, and teaching nurses, physicians, and students about pessaries for over 15 years. She has completed four research studies on pessaries, has several publications related to pessaries, and is presently on the work group with the American Urogynecological Society for the Nonsurgical Treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse consensus document.