Tarlie is pursuing a joint PhD in HSOP and Sociology. She is interested in social
determinants of health and health equity, particularly with respect to the ongoing
opioid crisis. In current research, Tarlie is studying racial and socioeconomic disparities
in opioid prescribing, the cost-effectiveness of naloxone distribution to laypeople
and first responders, and socioeconomic disparities in obesity incidence and disability.