Tara Lutz, PhD, MPH, CHES

Assistant Professor

Tara is a medical educator at the UCEDD. She holds a faculty appointment as an assistant professor with the UConn School of Medicine’s Department of Community Medicine and Health Care. She completed her Ph.D. in public health and M.P.H. from UConn. She is also a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES®). She coordinates the Certificate of Interdisciplinary Disability Studies in Public Health. Her research areas of interest include health promotion and sex education for individuals with developmental disabilities. She has presented on health and disability topics at national conferences and other trainings such as True Colors, the National Sex Education Conference, the Institute of Sexuality Education and Enlightenment, the American Public Health Association’s annual meeting, the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities annual meeting, and the Society for Public Health Education annual meeting.

Tara Lutz
Contact Information
Mailing AddressCenter for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities | UConn Health
Office Location263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 | MC 6222