Alice Loper is a nationally certified family Nurse Practitioner. Having worked in the health care field for over 40 years in various capacities, she has been employed by Georgia College for over 20 years. She is a tenured faculty member at Georgia College and is currently the Director of Health and Wellness Services. She is responsible for fiscal and organizational development and management of the Wellness and Recreation Center, the Outdoor Center, and the Student Health Clinic. She continues to provide direct patient care in the Student Health Center as a nurse practitioner. Mrs. Loper has served as an Advisor to the Student Judicial Board at Georgia College for many years and is a member of the Board of Regent’s Advisory Committee on Health.
Over the years, Mrs. Loper has been involved in all aspects of nursing care, patient education, rehabilitation, program development and evaluation, strategic planning, accreditation participation, and leadership development. She has served a consultant for nursing board review classes on multiple occasions.
Mrs. Loper received her BS Degree in Nursing from Lenoir Rhyne College, Hickory, NC, received a Master of Nursing Degree from Emory University, Atlanta, GA and a Post-master’s Degree from Emory University. She participates regularly in professional development conferences and workshops. She is a member of the American Nurses Association, the Georgia Nurses Association, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and Sigma Theta Tau, the National Honor Society for Nursing.