Christine Espina, DNP, RN

she/her, Associate Professor



  • DNP, Advanced Practice Community Health Systems Nursing, University of Washington
  • MN, Advanced Practice Community Health Systems Nursing, Cross-Cultural and Global Health Emphasis, University of Washington
  • BSN, Oklahoma Baptist University

Clinical Background

  • Lead Nurse Planner, Continuing Nursing Education, University of Washington
  • Part-Time Lecturer, University of Washington-Bothell
  • Clinical Instructor, Seattle University & University of Washington
  • Diversity Network Director, Washington Center for Nursing
  • Research Assistant, Providence Everett Healthcare Clinic
  • Clinical Outcomes Coordinator and Med-Surg Telemetry RN, Christus Spohn Health System
  • U.S. Fulbright Student in the Philippines
  • Student Nurse Extern - Med-Surg Telemetry, University of Oklahoma Medical Center

Professional Memberships and Community Service 

  • Philippine Nurses Association of America--Oregon & Washington Chapter
  • Member, Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society
  • Healthy Whatcom Planning Team Member, Whatcom County Health & Community Services
  • Whatcom County Public Health Advisory Board Member