School of Nursing

Tara V. Casimir PhD, RN

Assistant Professor of Nursing
Tara Casimir PhD, BSN, Assistant Professor of Nursing at the University of Southern Maine

Office Location

Working Remotely


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Academic Degrees

  • PhD Nursing, University of Massachusetts Medical School
  • BSN, University of South Florida


Dr. Tara Casimir joined the University of Southern Maine School of Nursing in 2020 as an Assistant Professor of Nursing. Her current scholarly focus centers on international development work from the perspectives of health care providers engaged in philanthropic medical missions to low- and middle-income countries. As a nurse educator, she teaches across the curriculum primarily in the core skills of medical surgical nursing, fundamentals of nursing practice, gerontology, and interprofessional collaboration.

Research Interests

  • Global health
  • Interprofessional Collaboration
  • Migrant health
  • Community based-participatory research