Affiliate Faculty

 Affiliate faculty make meaningful contributions to our teaching, research and practice mission through their expertise, interest, and motivation to work with our students and faculty.
Shari L. Dworkin, Dean, School of Nursing and Health Studies
Name Title Organization
June Altaras, RN, BSN, MN
Affiliate Instructor
Senior Vice President in Quality, Safety, and Nursing at Multicare 
Miae Aramori

Affiliate Instructor

UW Alumni, Emergent BioSolutions
Nancy Amidei
Affiliate Instructor
Social Justice Advocate, UW Retiree
Greta Anaman, MS, RN
Affiliate Instructor 
Training Specialist, Amazon
David Baure, RN, MN
Affiliate Instructor
UWB Alumni, Program Manager III Public Health- Seattle & King County
Bonnie Blachly, MN, RN, BSN Academic Retiree
UWB Alumni, President/CEO of BLB Nurse Consulting Services
Karen Bowman, MN, RN, COHN-S
Affiliate Instructor
UWB Alumni, Karen Bowman & Associates, Inc.; Seattle King County Public
Health's Coalition of Healthcare Professionals to Reduce Firearm injury and Death,  
Occupational and Environmental Health Nurse Specialist for the Washington State Nurses Association
Tracy Brazg, PhD, MSW, MPH
Affiliate Instructor

Director of Operations, Center for Health Sciences Interprofessional Education
Ethics Consultant, UW Medical Center

Delilah Bruskas
Affiliate Instructor
Legal Nurse Consultant, Kaiser Permanente Peer-Reviewer for the Permanente Journal, and Contributing Faculty for the College of Nursing Graduate Program at Walden University
Alex Cahana Affiliate Professor  Chief Medical Officer and EMEA Market Lead at ConsensysHealth; Blockchain Expert
for the UN/CEFACT, Economic Commission Europe; Advisor Global Blockchain
Ventures; Ark Investment 
Cheryl L. Cooke, PhD, DNP, PMHNP-BC Affiliate Instructor Advance Registered Nurse Practitioner and Owner, Cooke Therapy PLLC
Timothy Ehling, MN, RN
Affiliate Instructor
Director of Nursing, Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Hospital; Director, Clinical Operations Integration
Dr. Damarys Espinoza
Affiliate Instructor
Vice President of Equity and Community Engagement, Planned Parenthood 
Robin Fenn, Ph.D., LICSW Affiliate Instructor
Professor/Chair of Public Health at Bastyr University
Dale Fukura, MN, RN, APFNS
Affiliate Instructor
UWB Alumni, Member of International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN) 
Barbara Hyland-Hill, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Affiliate Instructor
Executive Advisory Board, Nurseweek Mountain West Edition
Deborah Kelly, MN, RN
Affiliate Instructor
UWB Alumni, Consultant at NetworxHealth
Jefferson Ketchel, MA RS
Affiliate Instructor
UWB Alumni, Executive Director at Washington State Public Health Association; Adjunct Faculty at Bastyr University 
Michelle Kleisath
Affiliate Instructor
Equity and Social Justice Program at Shoreline Community College
Akiko Kondo, PhD, RN Affiliate Professor Professor, International Nursing Development, Graduate School of Health Sciences,
Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
Sue Kraemer
Affiliate Instructor
Tableau Software, Academic Programs Instructional Designer
Nancy Lee, MBA
Affiliate Instructor
Founder and President of Social Marketing Services, Inc. 
Salem Levesque
Affiliate Instructor
UWB Alumni, and Digital Learning Specialist at the University of Washington Bothell
James Lomen, MN, RN
Affiliate Instructor
UWB Alumni, Assistant Teaching Professor at Thompson Rivers University School of Nursing
Kammi Lopez
Affiliate Instructor
King County Public Health Adult Nurse Practitioner
Kristina Mayer, Ed. D. Academic Retiree
KLMayer Consulting Group, LLC
Dana Nelson-Peterson, DNP, MN, RN, NE-A, BC
Affiliate Instructor
UWB Alumni, Division Vice President, Nursing Operations for Virginia Mason Franciscan Health
Ellen Noel, MN, RN, CPHQ
Affiliate Instructor
Senior Transformation Sensei at Virginia Mason Institute 
Jodilyn Owen, LM, CPM Affiliate Instructor Clinical Director at Rainier Valley Community Clinic; WA State Midwifery COVID-19 Response Coalition
Leadership Team 
Julie Planchon Wolf, MLIS
Affiliate Instructor
Member of Medical Library Association; Research & Instruction/Nursing & Health Studies Librarian UW Bothell
Hallie Pritchett, MPH
Affiliate Instructor
Community Health Education Manager at Fred Hutch
June Robinson, MS Affiliate Instructor State Senator and Former State Representative
Gayle Shimokura Affiliate Instructor

Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Jason Smith
Affiliate Instructor
Director of Human Resources for the City of Marysville
Nancy Simcox
Adjunct Assistant Teaching Professor
Director and Assistant Teaching Professor, UW DEOHS Continuing Education Programs
Myduc Ta
Affiliate Instructor
Epidemiologist II Public Health - Seattle & King County 
Charleen Tachibana, DNP, MN, RN, FAAN Affiliate Assistant Professor SVP, Chief Quality, Safety & Patient Experience Officer, Virginia Mason Franciscan Health 
Lisa Taylor-Swanson, PhD, MAcOM, LAc
Affiliate Instructor
Assistant Professor, University of Utah College of Nursing 
Louise Terry Affiliate Assistant Professor Lead of the Workplace Innovation and Professional Education Research Group
within London South Bank University's Centre for Applied Research in Improvement and
Innovation in Health and Social Care (CApRII)
Claude Weedon, RN, MN, CEN, CCRN
Affiliate Instructor
UWB Alumni, American Association of Critical Care Nurses; Emergency Nurse Association
Kim Williams, MS, RN
Affiliate Instructor
Chief Executive Officer at Providence Northwest Service Area
Anna Winquist, MN, RN
Affiliate Instructor
UWB Alumni, and Forensic Nurse
Marco Zenone, MS Affiliate Instructor

Research Associate at University of British Columbia

Pursuing PhD in Public Health and Policy, The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine