Tara M. Lutz, Ph.D., M.P.H., MCHESAssistant Professor
|A.B.||College of the Holy Cross||Biology|
|M.P.H.||University of Connecticut||Public Health|
|Ph.D.||University of Connecticut||Public Health|
|Name of Award/Honor||Awarding Organization|
|UConn Health Postdoctoral Fellow Travel Grant||UConn Health|
|APHA Disability Section Student Scholarship||American Public Health Association|
|UConn Graduate Student Travel Award (APHA)||UConn|
|UConn Graduate Programs in Public Health Travel Award (CPHA)||UConn|
Research areas of interest include health promotion and sex education for individuals with developmental disabilities, as well as integrating disability content into public health and healthcare education and training.
Secondary analysis of one State's Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) data by Individualized Education Program (IEP) status.
Disability and health journal 2022 Oct;101393
Parents of children with disabilities in the early months of COVID-19: knowledge, beliefs, and needs.
Developmental Disabilities Network Journal 2021 Mar;1(2):
Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI) within the Medical Home: Implications for Policy and Practice.
Infants & Young Children 2020 Jun;33(3):219-234
Measuring Sex, Gender, and Sexual Orientation in National Disease Surveillance Systems: A Pilot Study.
Journal of Sex Research 2020 Apr;1-10
An Outcome Evaluation Study of the UConn Online Graduate Courses of the Certificate of Interdisciplinary Disability Studies in Public Health.
Review of Disability Studies 2019 Dec;15(4):23-48
Brief Report: Systematic Review of Rett Syndrome in Males.
Journal of autism and developmental disorders 2015 Aug;45(10):3377-83
A call to focus on disabilities in child and family health research
Outlook: Society of Behavioral Medicine 2019 Dec;
Inside My NACCHO Fellowship Experience: Attending the 2017 Preparedness Summit
NACCHO 2017 Jul;
Not Mutually Exclusive: Sexual Health & Disability
NACCHO 2017 May;
|Title or Abstract||Type||Sponsor/Event||Date/Year||Location|
|Disability as part of Delivery of Clinical Care (DoCC): Opportunities for Integration and Conversation||Talk||DoCC faculty development||2020|
|Preparing the next generation: strategies to include students with disabilities in health education and implications for the field||Poster||SOPHE annual meeting||2020||Virtual|
|American Public Health Association annual meeting. Poster:The early-career professionals poster session: An example of ECP leadership and professional development||Poster||APHA annual meeting||2020||Virtual|
|American Public Health Association annual meeting. Talk: Assuring a competent workforce: UConn’s graduate Certificate of Interdisciplinary Disability Studies in Public Health||Talk||APHA annual meeting||2020||Virtual|
|Connecticut Public Health Association annual meeting. Panel: The impact of COVID-19 on the lives of families of children with disabilities across the lifespan||Panel Discussion||CPHA annual meeting||2020||Virtual|
|Association of University Centers on Disabilities annual meeting. Poster: Strategies to infuse disability into public health education and training and the impact on the future workforce||Poster||AUCD annual meeting||2020||Virtual|
|Association of University Centers on Disabilities annual meeting. Panel: COVID-19 and Families of Children with Disabilities: A View from Two UCEDDS||Panel Discussion||2020||Virtual|
|An Outcome Evaluation Study of the UConn online graduate Certificate of Interdisciplinary Disability Studies in Public Health||Poster||SOPHE annual meeting||2019||Salt Lake City, UT|
|A Needs Assessment of how Certified Health Teachers in CT Include Students who Receive Special Education Services in their Classes||Poster||APHA annual meeting||2019||Philadelphia, PA|
|A Secondary Analysis of Connecticut Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) data by IEP Status in Collecting and Integrating Data to Drive Information Dissemination, Service Delivery, and Policy in the Disability Space||Panel Discussion||AUCD annual meeting||2019||Washington, DC|
|Connecticut Primary Care Physicians Providing Primary Care to Adults with Disabilities||Poster||AUCD annual meeting||2019||Washington, DC|
|Environmental Scan of the Emergency Department Procedures for Treating Patients with Disabilities: Findings from One Connecticut Academic Medical Center||Poster||AUCD annual meeting||2019||Washington, DC|
|Living the UConn UCEDD Mission: Improving the health and quality of life for CT citizens with Disabilities and their Families in Public Health Data||Panel Discussion||CPHA annual meeting||2019||Plantsville, CT|
|A Needs Assessment of Connecticut Certified Health Teachers Regarding Students Receiving Special Education Services||Poster||AAIDD annual meeting||2019||St. Paul, MN|
|UConn Certificate of Interdisciplinary Disability Studies in Public Health. In Strategies for Providing Disability and Health Education across Varied Audiences and Settings||Panel Discussion||AUCD annual meeting||2018||Washington, DC|
|Parental Attitudes and Self-Efficacy Beliefs about Providing Sexual Health Education for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder||Poster||AAIDD annual meeting||2018||St. Louis, MO|
|A Pilot Needs Assessment of Certified Health Teachers in Connecticut Regarding Students Receiving Special Education Services||Poster||UConn Health/Jackson Laboratory Postdoc Research Day||2018||Farmington, CT|
|CT Health Teachers and Special Education||Talk||UConn Health/Jackson Laboratory Postdoc Research Day||2018||Farmington, CT|