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Mariya Tankimovich

Associate Teaching Professor

Phone: (814) 865-5653



  • D.N.P. University of Texas Health Science Center
  • M.S.N. University of Texas Health Science Center
  • B.S.N. University of Texas Health Science Center
  • B.A. in Linguistics, University of California

Research Interests:

  • Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  • Improving Patient Outcomes
  • Transitions of Care Challenges

Research and Publications

Tankimovich, M. (2013). Barriers to and interventions for improved tuberculosis detection and treatment among homeless and immigrant populations: A literature review. Journal of Community Health Nursing, 30(2), 83-95. doi: 10.1080/07370016.2013.778723.


Champagne-Langabeer, T., Revere, L., Tankimovich, M., Yu, E., Spears, R., Swails, J. (2019) Integrating
Diverse Disciplines and Technology to Enhance Interprofessional Competency in Healthcare
Delivery. Healthcare


Tankimovich, M., Swails, J., Hamburger, M., (2020). Medical and FNP I Students’ Perceptions of
Teamwork before/after a Standardized Patient Pilot Simulation. National League for Nursing
Nurse Education Perspectives41(3):171-173. doi: 10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000503.


Tankimovich, M., (2021). Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) Students and Diagnostic Readiness Tests
(DRTs): Performances and Perceptions. National League for Nursing.
Nurse Education Perspectives  Nursing February 16, 2021 – Volume Publish Ahead of Print –
Issue -doi: 10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000785

Nese College of Nursing named a National League for Nursing Center of Excellence