Joelle Thirsk Fathi, DNP, RN, ARNP, CTTS

Steering Committee Member
University of Washington School of Nursing

Joelle Fathi is an Adult Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and Certified Tobacco Treatment Specialist who has dedicated the majority of her clinical career to oncology, including integral roles in thoracic surgery, pulmonary medicine, and lung cancer screening.   She is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics at the University of Washington School of Nursing, has spent over 20 years providing direct patient care, and serves at local, national, and global levels as an expert and advocate in tobacco control.

Dr. Fathi is committed to preventing cancer and chronic disease while optimizing health outcomes through comprehensive patient education and innovation through technology.  She has served as the  Director of Nursing Practice and Health Policy for the Washington State Nurses Association and is a member of the Washington State Telehealth Collaborative.  Dr. Fathi is the lead or co-author of numerous publications.”