Tanya Tanzillo, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Tanya Tanzillo
Title: Clinical Assistant Professor
Division: Nursing
Office Location: Nursing 152
Office Phone: 815-753-8353
Email: ttanzillo@niu.edu

Education

  • DNP, Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville
  • M.S., George Washington University, Integrative Medicine
  • M.S., Northern Illinois University, Family Nurse Practitioner
  • B.S., University of Evansville, Nursing

Courses Taught

  • NURS 601 – Transition to Graduate-Level Nursing
  • NURS 650 – Primary Care: Women across the Lifespan
  • NURS 653 – Internship: Infant, Child, and Adolescent
  • NURS 654 – Primary Care: Women during Reproduction
  • NURS 663 – Internship: Adults Across the Lifespan with an Emphasis on Women
  • NURS 673 – Internship: Adults Across the Lifespan
  • NURS 704 – Population Health
  • NURS 710 – DNP Project I: Development and Implementation

Research Interests

  • Health promotion/wellness/motivational interviewing
  • Obesity treatment/management
  • Women’s Health – healthy aging/hormones
  • Men’s Health – healthy aging/hormones
  • Alternative medicine/supplements/therapeutics

Clinical Experience

  • 1995-1997: Registered Nurse – Glenbrook Hospital: medical telemetry nurse
  • 1997-2006: Registered Nurse – Centegra Health System: telemetry/ICU nurse
  • 2006-2013: Nurse Practitioner – Centegra Primary Care: Family Practice/Internal medicine
  • 2013-2019: Medical Weight Loss Manager/Medical Oversight – Centegra Healthy Living Institute
  • 2019-Current: Nurse Practitioner – Vitality Renewal Functional Medicine

Selected Publications

Rood, L., Tanzillo, T., & Madsen, N. (2022). Student nurses' educational experiences during COVID-19: A qualitative study. Nurse Education Today, 119.

Contact Us

College of Health and Human Sciences
Wirtz Hall 227
815-753-1891
chhs@niu.edu

The Dean's Office is open for face-to-face meetings by appointment only.

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