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Ellen Giarelli, EdD

Associate Professor, Department of Graduate Nursing

College of Nursing and Health Professions






Giarelli has over 15 years of experience conducting research with patients, family members and health care providers, including multiple intervention studies. For the past decade, she has studied the life-long medical, psychological, and social problems, and health care needs of people with genetic disorders diagnosed in childhood, that require life-long enhanced surveillance and self-management. Study populations include, individuals with Marfan syndrome, cancer syndromes such as familial adenomatous polyposis (FAP), multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2a MEN2s) and autism spectrum disorder.

Giarelli is co-editor of the book Nursing of Autism Spectrum Disorder: Evidence-based Integrated Care Across the Lifespan (Springer, 2012).

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