The University of Arizona

Tara Carr, MD

Director, Adult Allergy Program
Program Director, Allergy Fellowship Training Program
Assistant Professor, Medicine


Dr Carr is a Board Certified Allergist/Immunologist with extensive specialty training in the evaluation and treatment of allergic and immunologic diseases in both children and adults. After attending medical school at the University of Virginia, she completed a residency in Internal Medicine and Fellowship in Allergy/Immunology at Northwestern University in Chicago. Since joining the faculty of the University of Arizona in 2011, she has established and leads the clinical Adult Allergy and Asthma Program and Allergy/Immunology Fellowship Program, supports pediatric and adult respiratory clinical research within the Arizona Respiratory Center, participates in steering committees of two large clinical research networks (AsthmaNet and American Lung Association-Airway Clinical Research Centers), and established our center as an inaugural member of the Food Allergy Research and Education Clinical Network. She holds a joint faculty appointment of Assistant Professor of Medicine and Otolaryngology at the University of Arizona Health Sciences Center and is an Assistant Scientist at the Arizona Respiratory Center. As a clinician, she is passionate about treating patients with asthma, sinusitis, food allergy and all allergic/immunologic diseases. As a scientist, she is focused on understanding the heterogeneity of allergic disease pathogenesis and therapeutic outcomes, with an emphasis on translational research of inflammation and immune dysregulation.

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