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Lunch Time Research Seminar October 15 with Anita Tarzian

Please join us for the upcoming Lunch Time Research Seminar with Anita Tarzian

DATE: Thursday, October 15, 2020

TIME: 12:15 PM -1:45 PM

Meeting ID: 966 7862 0116

Passcode: 223241

Title: Intersectionality & the COVID-19 Response: What Does Justice Demand?

Presenter: Anita J. Tarzian, PhD, RN

Program Advisor

Maryland Health Care Ethics Committee Network


Law & Health Care Program, Maryland Carey Law

Bio: Dr. Anita J. Tarzian served for over two decades as the program coordinator for the Maryland Healthcare Ethics Committee Network, a regional ethics membership-supported initiative of the University of Maryland School of Law that serves health care ethics committee members. She co-teaches a course on law and ethics at the end of life for the UMB Graduate School\'s Aging & Applied Thanatology certificate program. Last June, she joined the National Center for Ethics in Health Care as deputy executive director in June 2020. A former surgical oncology nurse, hospice nurse, and Peace Corps Volunteer (Dominican Republic 1990–92), her professional work has focused on clinical and research ethics, palliative care, hospice, and disability rights. She served as an institutional review board (IRB) chair and board member at Advarra IRB (formerly Chesapeake IRB) in Columbia, MD. She has had various service roles with the American Society for Bioethics and Humanities and has served on numerous ethics committees. Dr. Tarzian has published and presented widely in the bioethics literature. Creighton University’s Center for Health Policy and Ethics recognized her contributions as a nurse scholar in ethics in their Nursing Legacy project. In 2019, she was elected as a fellow of The Hastings Center, a nonpartisan bioethics research institution founded in 1969.



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