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
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).
Dodson DS, Goldenberg AJ, Davis MM, Singer DC, Tarini BA.
Public and parent interest in whole genome sequencing. Public Health Genomics.
2014 Jan;16(1):78-84. (In Press).
Finan C, Nasr C, Rothwell E, Tarini BA.
Primary Care Providers’ Experiences Notifying Parents about Positive Cystic Fibrosis Newborn Screening Results.
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).
Botkin JR, Lewis MH, Watson, Swoboda KJ, Anderson R, Berry S, Bonhomme N, Brosco JP, Comeau AM, Goldenberg A, Goldman E, Therrell B, Levy-Fisch J, Tarini B, Wilfond B.
On behalf of the Bioethics and Legal Work Group of the Newborn Screening Translational Research Network
Parental Permission for Pilot Newborn Screening Research: Guidelines from the NBSTRN.
Pediatrics. 2014 Feb;133(2):e410-7.
Rinke ML, Mikat-Stevens N, Saul R, Driscoll A, Healy J, Tarini BA.
Genetic services in primary care pediatrics: a survey of the quality improvement innovation networks' physicians.
Am J Med Genet A. 2014 Feb;164A(2):449-55.