Beth A. Tarini, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
300 North Ingalls 6D19
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Dr. Tarini’s research focuses on the communication process and the health outcomes associated with genetic testing in pediatrics. She is particularly interested in pediatric population-based screening programs, such as newborn screening. Through her research, Dr. Tarini seeks to optimize communication about genetic testing between parents and providers in an effort to maximize health and minimize harm.
Dr. Tarini is a current member of the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Genetics.
M.S., Health Services, University of Washington, 2006
M.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 2001
B.A., Biology, Harvard University, 1997
RWJ Clinical Scholars Program, University of Washington, 2004-2006
Pediatrics, Seattle Children's Hospital, University of Washington 2001-2004
Dodson DS, Goldenberg AJ, Davis MM, Singer DC, Tarini BA.
Parent and public interest in whole genome sequencing.
Public Health Genomics. 2015 Mar 6. (In Press).
Tarini BA, Rothwell E, Allexan S, Finan C, Bottex MG, Schuen J, Nasr S.
Experiences Communicating About Positive Cystic Fibrosis Newborn Screening Results.
2014 Aug 6. (In Press).
Finan C, Nasr C, Rothwell E, Tarini BA.
Primary Care Providers’ Experiences Notifying Parents about Positive Cystic Fibrosis Newborn Screening Results.
Clinical Pediatrics. 2014 Aug 6.
Mikat-Stevens NA, Larson IA, Tarini BA.
Primary care providers’ perceived barriers towards integration of genetic services – a systematic review of the literature.
Genetics in Medicine.
Roberts, JS, Dolinoy DC, Tarini BA.
Emerging Issues in Public Health Genetics.
Annu. Rev. Genomics Hum. Genet. (In Press).