Anita J. Tarzian, PhD, RN
Associate Professor, FCH
- PhD, Nursing and Ethics, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 1998
- MS, Intercultural Nursing, University of Maryland, Baltimore, 1995
- BSN, Nursing, Rush University, Chicago, IL, 1986
- BA, Biology, Knox College, Galesburg, IL, 1984
- Research interests include palliative care, end-of-life care, pain management, clinical ethics, and research ethics.
- Tarzian, A.J. & Schwarz, J.K. (2010). Ethical Aspects of Palliative Care. In M. Matzo & D. Sherman’s Palliative Care Nursing: Quality Care to the End of Life. New York: Springer.
- Tarzian, A.J. (2009). Credentials for clinical ethics consultation - Are we there yet? HEC Forum, 21(3), 241-248.
- Tarzian, A.J. (2008). Exploring diversity and disparities: an evolving journey. In W.J.E. Pinch & A. M. Haddad (Eds.) Nursing and Health Care Ethics: A Legacy and a Vision, Silver Spring, MD: American Nurses Association, pp. 243-254.
Primary Teaching Areas:
- NURS 320 Nursing Research (Course Coordinator)
- NURS 418 End-of-Life
Academic & Professional Activities:
- Co-Chair, Clinical Ethics Consultation Affairs Standing Committee, American Society for Bioethics & Humanities
- Chair, Core Competencies for Health Care Ethics Consultation Update Task Force, American Society for Bioethics & Humanities
- Chair, Chesapeake Research Review, Inc.’s Institutional Review Board, Columbia, MD
- Program Coordinator, Maryland Health Care Ethics Committee Network, Law & Health Care Program at the University of Maryland School of Law
- Member, NHLBI Sickle Cell Disease Clinical Research Network