Joseph Tariman, PhD, ANP-BCDr. Joseph Tariman 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. He is currently a member of the core faculty for the Adult-Gerontology Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program at De Paul University in Chicago, IL.