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Bonnie Sarkinen

Bonnie Sarkinen

Assistant Professor (Career Track) 509-372-7179 TC 1252 1266 Lee Blvd., Richland, WA 99352  

Bonnie has been a nurse for over 20 years and a nurse practitioner for 10 years. Her nursing practice has mainly been in the acute care setting icluding emergency department, hospital medicine, cath lab, and diagnostic imaging. She has been a nurse educator since 2016 and with WSU Tri-Cities since 2018. Her research interests include cardiac disease prevention, physical activity, and nursing education.


  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD
  • Master of Science in Nursing, Washington State University, Vancouver, WA


  • Columbia River Nurse Practitioner Association
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)


Sarkinen, B. (2011). Vitamin D Deficiency and Cardiovascular Disease. The Nurse Practitioner, 35(3), 46-53.

updated 12/4/20