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Dr. Allison Fairbanks DNP, MPH

Dr. Allison Fairbanks DNP, MPH

Nurse Practitioner

253-535-7337 (office)



Doctorate of Nursing Practice, University of Washington Seattle, 2014

Master of Nursing in Adult Gerontology Nurse Practitioner Program, University of Washington Seattle, 2013

Bachelor of Science in Nursing, University of Washington Seattle, 2011

Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Oregon Health and Science University, 2009

Bachelor of Arts in Biology, Whitman College, 2007


Bellingham, Washington

Dr. Fairbanks is excited to be a nurse practitioner at the PLU Health Center. She is a Washington native, and grew up in Bellingham.  She attended Whitman College where she studied biology. and fell in love with studying and understanding diseases. This inspired herto study epidemiology and biostatistics at Oregon Health and Science University. After earning her Masters in Public Health, she decided to go into nursing and then advanced practice nursing.  She earned her Doctorate of Nursing Practice at the University of Washington.  She chose this route because it combines her passion for understanding diseases with creating individual partnerships with patients.  Her area of interest is autoimmune disease management; which includes diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, and inflammatory bowel disease.