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Julie Evelyn Winkler Sprott

Julie Evelyn Winkler Sprott, American pediatric nurse practitioner. Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner. University Kansas scholar, 1961-1965; research grantee Charter North Hospital, 1988, University Alaska Faculty Development grantee, 1989, National Science Foundation grantee, since 1993; East-West Center fellow University Hawaii, 1965-1969.


  • Sprott, Julie Evelyn Winkler was born on December 10, 1943 in Coffeyville, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Harry William and Thelma Florine (DeVore) Winkler.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Kansas, 1965. Master of Arts, University Hawaii, 1969. Bachelor of science in nursing, Cornell University, 1972.

      Master of Arts, University Iowa, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University New Mexico, 1986.


    • Staff nurse New York University Hospital, New York City, 1972-1973. Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Denver Visiting Nurse Service, 1974-1975, The Alaska Clinic, Anchorage, 1975-1977, Alaska Allergy and Pediatric Clinic, Anchorage, 1981-1984. Assistant professor University Alaska, 1987-1990.

      Consultant Maniilaq Association, Kotzebue, Alaska, 1991-1992. Private consultant, since 1991. Research associate Social Research Institute, 1992-1993.

    Major achievements

    • Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner.


    • Member manuscript review panel Journal Pediatric Health Care.


    Secretary executive committee Child Advisory Network, Anchorage, 1991-1993. Member American Nurses Association, American Academy Nurse Practitioners, National Association Pediatric Nurse Associates and Practitioners (foundation board directors since 1994), Alaska Nurse Practitioner Association (president 1988-1989), American Anthropological Association, Society Circumpolar Health, Society for Applied Anthropology, Sigma Theta Tau.



    Hiking, skiing, kayaking.


    • Married James M. Sprott.
    • father: Harry William Winkler
    • mother: Thelma Florine (DeVore) Winkler
    • spouse: James M. Sprott.
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    Born December 10, 1943
    (age 73)