Julie Wilkinson, BSN, RN


  • Hospice nurse at Celtic Hospice and Home Health
  • Member of Sigma Theta Tau, the Honor Society of Nursing


Julie Wilkinson, BSN, RN, is a former writer for Verywell Health covering colon cancer. She's currently a hospice nurse at Celtic Hospice and Home Health in Pennsylvania. She has worked in critical care units, the emergency room, pain management, and hospice throughout her nursing career.


Julie earned a bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Phoenix and an associate's degree in nursing from St. Petersburg College. She held certifications as a Certified Hospice and Palliative Care Nurse and Critical Care Registered Nurse and is a member of the Honor Society of Nursing.

A Word From Julie Wilkinson, BSN, RN

If you or a loved one is facing concerns about the symptoms, testing, or treatment of colon cancer, I hope you find answers to your questions and the support you deserve here. A little education and a lot of support can go a long way in easing your journey through the labyrinth of medical care."

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