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Julia Earleen Fanslow

Julia Earleen Fanslow, American oncology nurse specialist, consultant, counselor. Registered Nurse, Texas, Washington; oncology certified nurse, advanced oncology certified nurse; certified American Council of Learned Societies. Recipient Volunteer Leadership award American Cancer Society, 1989; American Cancer Society scholar, 1987; Joan Ashley Fiffick award in Oncology Nursing, 1993.


Fanslow, Julia Earleen was born on November 8, 1939 in Ellensburgh, Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Daughter of Wayne Wendall Corum and Mary Christina (Van Wagoner) Dunkle.


AD in Nursing, San Diego City College, 1973. Bachelor of science in nursing, University Texas, Fort Worth, 1976. MSN, University Texas, Arlington, 1978.

Doctor of Philosophy, Gonzaga University, 1983.


Supervisor emergency services, Campbell Memorial Hospital, Weatherford, Texas, 1974-1976;director emergency services, Harris Hospital, Fort Worth, 1976-1978;assistant professor nursing, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, Texas, 1978-1979;Registered Nurse emergency department, Sacred Heart Hospital, Spokane, 1979-1985;associate professor, Intercollegiate Center for Nursing Education, Spokane, 1979-1985;private practice counselor, consultant, Tacoma, since 1982;home health nurse, Good Samaritan Home Health Hospice, Puyallup, Washington, since 1985;associate professor School Nursing, Pacific Lutheran U., Tacoma, 1989-1990, 92-93;oncology nurse specialist, St. Joseph Cancer Center, Tacoma, since 1989;oncology counselor, consultant, Chief Executive Officer, Consultation Superior vena cava syndrome, Federal Way, Washington, since 1982. Consultant Narrows Glen Retirement Center, 1990-1991, Lakewood (Washington) General Hospital, 1988. Case consultant Larson & Larson Attorneys-at-Law, Tacoma, 1988, Williams, Kastner and Givvs, Seattle, since 1991, Highline Home Health Hospice, since 1994.

Research consultant Master of Surgery Department, St. Joseph Hospital, Tacoma, since 1990. Accreditation site visitor National League for Nursing, 1986-1990, 92-93. Member board review Oncology Nursing Forum, Home Health Care Nurse.


Member Profession Ednl. Advisory Board for Widowed Information and Cons. Superior vena cava syndrome, Tacoma, since 1987.

Member state committee Washington State Cancer Pain Initiative, StateSch. Nurses Advisory Committee, Olympia, Washington, 1987-1990. Member of advisory board Good Samaritan Home Health Hospice, Puyallup, since 1985.

Board directors Pierce County American Cancer Society, Tacoma, since 1986. Member American Pain Society, International Association for Study of Pain, Puget Sound Oncology Nursing Society, National League Nursing, International Society Nurses in Cancer Care, Hospice Nurses Association, National Hospice Organisation, Home Healthcare Nurses Association.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: church-related activities, research, writing, speaking, volunteer work.


Married William Christian Fanslow, Junior April 16, 1960. Children: William III, Brett, Heidi.