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About Joseph D Tariman PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAAN

Dr. Joseph Tariman is an Associate Professor and the Associate Director for the Doctor of Nursing Practice program at DePaul University in Chicago, IL, USA. He obtained his PhD in June 2011 at the University of Washington, where his research fellowship was funded by National Institute of Health and the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists Foundation. He obtained his BSN from University of the Visayas in 1991, Master of Arts in Nursing at Cebu Doctors’ University in 1993, and a post-Master’s certificate in Adult Health Nurse Practitioner at the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida in 2001. He has worked as an advanced practice nurse from 2002-2006 and 2010 to 2014 at Northwestern University Myeloma Program in Chicago, where one of his primary responsibilities was sub-principal investigator for all phase 1 and 2 clinical therapeutic trials for myeloma.

Dr. Tariman has taught BSN students early on his career from 1992-1995 at Cebu Doctors' University and he has always been passionate about teaching. Dr. Tariman returned to his academic career as assistant professor in the College of Science & Health/School of Nursing at De Paul University in Chicago, IL in Spring 2014. He is a member of the core faculty for the Adult-Gerontology Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at De Paul University and a member of the doctoral studies committee at De Paul University School of Nursing.

Dr. Tariman edited a groundbreaking nursing book on multiple myeloma published by the Oncology Nursing Society in 2010. He also co-edited the 2nd and 3rd edition of the myeloma book with special focus on evidence-based and treatment-focused approach to myeloma nursing care, published in September 2015 and 2021, respectively. He has authored over 100 published articles, abstracts, monographs, and five book chapters on various topics including multiple myeloma. His research interests include treatment decision making, patient and caregiver education, quality of life issues and patient reported outcomes, particularly in the older adult cancer patient population.


Present Assistant Professor, School of Nursing, DePaul University College of Science and Health

Curriculum Vitae


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Honors and Awards

  • Fellow American Academy of Nursing (FAAN)


August 2006 - June 2011 PhD, University of Washington - Seattle Campus ‐ College of Nursing

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