Rainier Medical Education Programs: A leader in nursing continuing education.



Dr. Overstreet is a Podiatrist and Wound Care Specialist with 25 years of clinical experience. She brings this experience together with an understanding of the latest medical literature to provide important and usable training that will advance your nursing practice.

Her dedication to advancing Foot Care Nursing is the foundation of the instruments and supplies offered on this site. To provide the best care - we need the best training and the proper tools to perform this critical care.


Dr. Julia Overstreet
DPM, FAPWCA
Podiatric Physician and Surgeon
Wound Care Specialist
High Risk Foot Care Specialist


Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Washington.
Degrees in Podiatric Medicine and Molecular Biology.

Dr. Overstreet was the Director of the Overstreet Wound Care Center in Bellevue, Washington for 18 years. This was a multidisciplinary wound care team providing evidence based Wound Care for the Eastside of the Seattle, Washington area. During that time Dr. Overstreet was also a weekly wound care consultant at the Seattle VA Medical Center, and a monthly consultant at Innovative Wound Management Services in Portland, Oregon.

For 15 years she has lectured regularly on Advanced Wound Care and High Risk Foot Care for the University of Washington Department of Continuing Nursing Education. She has presented at annual conferences for the WOCN, National Lymphedema Network, the American Professional Wound Care Association, and the UW Annual Advanced Practice Conference.

She is currently the Director and principle presenter for Rainier Medical Education Programs, LLC. Rainier has a 12 year history of providing quality, evidence based continuing Wound Care education to the Pacific Northwest and Alaska. Clients have included Group Health Cooperative, the King County Department of Corrections Medical Department, the Seattle VA Hospital, and Seattle Pacific University. Rainier also promotes and produces Industry sponsored continuing medical and nursing education programs.


Academic Appointments

1994 – Present Clinical Asst. Professor University of WA Seattle, WA


Faculty Appointments

2010 – Present Clinical Faculty Madigan Army Medical Center

2010 – PresentClinical FacultyNeighborCare Clinics, Seattle, WA

1991 – 2008Private PracticeOverstreet Health Center, Bellevue, WA

1991 – 2006Clinical FacultyEvergreen Hospital, Bellevue, WA

2004 -2007Clinical Faculty Veteran’s Admin. Medical Center, Seattle


Board Certifications, Professional Fellowships

Fellow, American Academy of Wound Management CWS ID 0263

Fellow, American Professional Wound Care Association #305557

Fellow, American Board of Medical Specialties in Podiatry DPOO302


State Licenses

Washington1991 – Present#00463

Oregon1993 – 2004DPOO-302
H. Clinic Affiliation


Overstreet Health Center, 1991 – 2006
Position: Owner, Director


Private Medical Practice with Specialization in Lower Extremity Wound Care
Clinic Location: 116th Ave NEBellevue, WA (Practice sold in 2006)

Publications

The Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing” 2008

“Pulsed Radio Frequency Energy in the Treatment of Complex Diabetic Foot Wounds
J. Board of Directorships:

Northwest Lymphedema Center

Save-a-Leg/Save-a-Life Foundation (Seattle and Tacoma Chapters)

Ovarian & Breast Cancer Alliance of Washington
K Advisory Boards:

Kindred Healthcare – Queen Anne Wound Care Services

Ovarian & Breast Cancer Alliance – Washington Chapter

WA State “Breast & Cervical Cancer Task Force”


Consulting

Madigan Army Medical Center Limb Preservation Service

Queen Anne Healthcare Wound Care Services

Seattle Veteran’s Administration Hospital

Regional Hospital (Foot Care Services)

NeighborCare Health – Pike Market Medical Clinic

Innovative Wound Management Clinic (Portland) (1993 – 2004)


Organization Memberships

American Academy of Wound Management (AAWM)

Wound Ostomy Continence Association (WOCN)

American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA)

Washington State Podiatric Medical Association (WSPMA)

National Speakers Association (NSA)

American Professional Wound Care Association(APWCA)

World Wildlife Fund (WWF)

North American Nature Photographer Association(NANPA)