Beth A. Tarini, MD, MS
Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases
300 North Ingalls 6D19
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
Primary Care Providers’ Experiences Notifying Parents about Positive Cystic Fibrosis Newborn Screening Results.
Clinical Pediatrics. (In Press).
Primary care providers’ perceived barriers towards integration of genetic services – a systematic review of the literature.
Genetics in Medicine. (In Press).
Emerging Issues in Public Health Genetics.
Annu. Rev. Genomics Hum. Genet. (In Press).
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.
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.
Family history in primary care pediatrics.
Pediatrics. 2013 Dec;132(Suppl 3):S203-10.
Effects of undergoing multiplex genetic susceptibility testing on parent's attitudes towards testing their children.
Ann Behav Med. 2013 Dec 12. [Epub ahead of print]