A lifelong Hoosier, Dr. Tarvin grew up in southeast Indiana. She completed her medical training at Indiana University and has practiced at Riley Hospital since that time. She is the program director for the Peditric Rheumatology fellowship and the Section Education director for pediatric rheumatology. She is a fellow in the American College of Rheumatology and the American Board of Pediatrics. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics, the Childhood Arthritis Rheumatology and Research Alliance and Pediatric Rheumatology Collaborative Study Group. She is married with three rambunctious children. In her spare time she enjoys cooking, travel and anything Disney.