Robin Faubion
Associate Teaching Professor, Yakima 509-494-7909 Yakima 217 1401 W Prasch Ave., Yakima, WA 98902

Robin Johannsen Faubion’s nursing career has included work as an RN in 
California, Washington and Kenya, East Africa (KRN). As a KRN, Ms. Faubion was the Director of Nursing for the Litein Hospital in Kenya where she also worked in the in-patient and out-patient departments. The majority of her acute care nursing was at the University of California Davis Medical Center, a Level 1 Trauma Center in Northern California. Stateside, she has experience in NeuroScience, Trauma, and Pediatrics as well as Community Health and Geriatrics.  Currently she is a clinical nursing instructor on the Yakima campus of Washington State University College of Nursing and serves as the Simulation Club Advisor. In addition, she is on the Board of Directors for the Delta Chi-at-large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau, Honor Society of Nursing.


  • MN, Washington State University College of Nursing, Spokane, WA
  • BSN, California State University


Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Community Health, Education, Childhood Obesity Prevention


  • Sigma Theta Tau International, 1985-present


Faubion, R. J., Bindler, R., & Miller, K. (2012). Creating a community coalition to prevent childhood obesity in Yakima County, Washington: Rev It Up! 2008. Preventing Chronic Disease, 9. DOI:, Bindler, & Miller, 2012)

updated 5/2017