Silko Barbara Dept web

Barbara J Silko, PhD, ARNP

Teaching Associate

Clinical Focus:

Gynecologic Oncology:
• Gynecologic oncology patient care and treatment
• Colposcopy/follow-up of abnormal Pap smears
• Gyn wellness follow-up of breast/gyn cancer survivors at risk for recurrence


• ARNP, Washington
• RN, Washington


• Family Practice Nurse Practitioner, 2006


• BSN, Nursing
   (University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1980)
• MSN, Nursing
   (University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 1985)
• PhD, Nursing
   (University of Washington, 1993)
   (University of Washington Extension, 1996)

Research Interests:

• Women's experiences with cancer diagnosis and treatment
• Women's self-care practices in health and illness
• Social/environmental influences on women's health and health care access/delivery


• Washington ARNPs United
• Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society of Nursing

Selected Publications:

Silko, BJ. Menopause without hormones. In Gralow, J, ed. Finding your way to wellness. Seattle, WA: Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation; 2005.

Silko, BJ. Nonmalignant disorders of the female reproductive system. In Patrick, M, Woods, S, Craven, R, Rokosky, J and Bruno, P, eds. Medical Surgical Nursing Pathophysiological Concepts. Philadelphia, PA: JB Lippincott Company; 1991.

Appointments & Practice Locations

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA)
1354 Aloha Street, Seattle, WA 98109

Appointments:   206.288.7155 (new patients)
                           206.288.6200 (return pts)