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Lynn Jinishian

Lynn Jinishian

Associate Professor (Career Track) 509-324-7350 SNRS 214A 412 E. Spokane Falls Blvd., Spokane, WA 99202-2131

Lynn Jinishian CV

Lynn Jinishian began her nursing career in the Army Nurse Corps stationed at Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington D.C. in 1986. Her military training included an intensive critical care course and she spent 19 years as a neonatal ICU nurse. Following the loss of a family member, her focus shifted to the other end of life and she became interested in hospice and palliative care. Currently, Lynn is lead faculty for the J1 semester and teaches N323 Nursing in the Genome Era in the J2 semester.


  • MN, Advanced Population Health focus, WSU College of Nursing
  • BS Nursing, Intercollegiate Center for Nursing Education, WSU


Nursing education and curriculum development, genomics, end-of-life care, community-dwelling well elders, long-term care, therapy dogs