Laurie A. Soine Ph.D., A.R.N.P.

Laurie A. Soine Ph.D., A.R.N.P.

Specialties and Expertise

Cardiology, Radiology & Imaging


Radiology and Imaging Services, Regional Heart Center




Laurie is a UW teaching associate and nurse practitioner in both the Departments of Radiology and Medicine. She performs cardiac stress studies that include myocardial perfusion imaging (SPECT and PET). In addition, she is the lead nurse practitioner for the UW Medicine Regional Heart Center and chair of the UWMC Nurse Practitioner Council. Her research interests range from exploring the impact of what patients know and how this affects clinical outcome to examining factors associated with the highest levels of professional nursing practice.

Laurie earned her bachelor's of science degree in nursing and a bachelor's of arts degree in communication from Pacific Lutheran University in Tacoma; her master's in nursing and Ph.D. in nursing science from the University of Washington in Seattle. She is a board certified as both an acute and adult nurse practitioner. In 2013, she was awarded the UW School of Nursing Distinguished Practitioner Award.

In May of 2013, she was appointed by the governor to the Washington State Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission (WA State Board of Nursing).

Patient Care Philosophy

As a nurse practitioner and nurse scientist, my clinical practice and research interests aim to optimize the patient health care experience and improve their clinical outcomes. My belief that patients' (and their families) knowledge and perceptions about health impact outcome arises from over two decades of clinical observations and patient interactions. The link between what patients know and understand, and how this impacts how they feel, disease symptoms, adherence, behavior, satisfaction, and health care utilization is of growing importance.

Health is the optimization of an individual’s biological-psychological-social and spiritual well-being. As a nurse practitioner, I believe that caring for a patient and their family includes active listening and thoughtful teaching.

Personal Interests

Hiking, boating, gardening and reading.

Clinical Interests

Clinical research in patient's health perceptions; self-care habits; professional nursing practice.

Research Interests

Health perceptions; patient knowledge; healthcare collaboration; professional nursing practice.


University of Washington School of NursingPh.D2009
Univ. of Washington, School of NursingMaster1998
Univ. of Washington, School of NursingMedical educationNurse Practitioner1991
Univ. of Washington, School of NursingTeaching Appointment


Board Certifications

American Nurses Credentialing CenterAcute Care Nurse Practitioner2001
American Nurses Credentialing CenterAdult Health Nurse Practitioner1998
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