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Faculty Directory » Tara Mariolis


Office Hours:

Semester: Fall 2019
Office hours posted outside faculty office

Office Information:

Room Number: THOM 323
Phone: (978) 665-4608

Courses Taught:

Foundations of Nursing Lab (NURS 2700)

Core Concepts of Mental Health Nursing (Didactic and Clinical) (NURS 3200)

Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing (NURS 3710)

Community Health Nursing Clinical (NURS 4400) 

Chronic Illness Clinical (NURS 4750)

Selected Nursing Practicum Clinical (NURS 4800)

Selected Nursing Practicum Seminar (NURS 4802)


Ph.D.(c), UMass Amherst (Nursing) 2013 - present
M.S., Boston University (Adult Mental Health Nursing)
B.S., Hartwick College (Nursing)
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:

IntNSA - International Society of Nurses in Addictions (Member, 2016-present)
ENRS - Eastern Nursing Research Society (Member, 2016-present)
APNA - American Psychiatric Nurses Association (Member, 2014-present)
ANA - American Nurses Association (Member, 2014-present)
Sigma Theta Tau (Member, 1985-present)