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Faculty Directory » Tara Mariolis


Office Hours:

Semester: Spring 2019
Office hours posted outside faculty office

Office Information:

Room Number: Thompson 322
Phone: 978-665-4608

Courses Taught:

Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing (NURS 3710)
Selected Nursing Practicum Lab (NURS 4800)
Selected Nursing Practicum Seminar (NURS 4802)
Community Health Nursing Lab (NURS 4400)
Core Concepts of Mental Health Nursing (NURS 3200)
Core Concepts of Mental Health Lab (NURS 3201)
Foundations of Nursing Lab (NURS 2700)
RN to BS Portfolio Preparation (NURS 3650)


PhD(c) Nursing, UMass Amherst (2013 - present)
M.S. Adult Mental Health Nursing, Boston University
B.S. Nursing, Hartwick College
Postgraduate Training in Family Therapy, Family Institute of Cambridge

Research Interests:

Medication Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder
Effectiveness of Buprenorphine Compared to Other Treatments for Opioid Use Disorder
Simulation for Teaching End of Life Care

Representative Publications:

Mariolis, T., Bosse, J., A. Wilson, S. Martin, L. Chiodo. (In progress 2018). A systematic review of the effectiveness of buprenorphine for opioid use disorder compared to other treatment modalities.

Mariolis, T. & McKew, C. (In production 2018). Using simulation to improve care of the critically-ill mental health patient at the end of life. Nursing Education Perspectives.

Mariolis, T., LeBlanc, R., McNamara, S. & Chandler, G. (2015). Letter to the editor.
Response to Ray & Turkel’s article on emancipatory nursing praxis. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 38(2).

Professional Affiliations:

2016 - present: International Society of Nurses in Addictions, Member
2016 - present: Eastern Nursing Research Society, Member
2014 - present: American Psychiatric Nurses Association, Member
2014 - present: American Nurses Association, Member
1985 - present: Sigma Theta Tau, Member