Nurse practitioners group installs SLU professor as fellow _lowres

Lucie J. Agosta

Baton Rouge resident Lucie J. Agosta, an associate professor of nursing at Southeastern Louisiana University, was installed as a 2015 fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners at its national meeting in New Orleans June 9-14.

The designation recognizes nurse practitioner leaders who make outstanding contributions to clinical practice, research, education or policies designed to enhance the mission of the association, according to a news release.

Agosta is one of two Louisiana nurse practitioners selected as 2015 fellows. Seventy nurse practitioners were chosen by the AANP for recognition.

Agosta is the coordinator of the Woman’s Hospital Employee Health Nurse Practitioner Clinic.

Agosta joined SLU’s faculty in 2007 and serves as coordinator of the family health nurse practitioner track in the School of Nursing graduate program. She is the advanced practice registered nurse representative on the Louisiana State Board of Nursing.

Agosta received the AANP State Award of Excellence in 2008 and the Nightingale Award from the Louisiana Nurses Foundation as Advance Practice Nurse of the Year.