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Dr. Cindy Cooke, DNP, FNP-C, FAANP

Past President, American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Cindy Cooke, DNP, FNP-C, FAANP, is the Past President of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. She completed her doctorate of nursing practice at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, with a focus on health literacy. She is a board-certified nurse practitioner and has provided primary care to patients over an 18-year period, 12 of which were in service to active duty and retired military members and their families.