Medical School or Training
Albert Einstein Medical Center, 2001
Children's Hospital & Regional Medical Center, Pediatrics, WA, 2004
Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics
Newborn screening, Genetic Testing, Patient-provider communication
Dr. Tarini is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. In addition to caring for patients in the general pediatrics clinic she also conducts research. Her 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.