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Professor of Health Law and Director, Health Law & Policy Program, University of Arizona

Tara Sklar is Professor of Health Law and Director of the Health Law & Policy Program at the University of Arizona, where she launched and oversees multidisciplinary, online, graduate and undergraduate programs in health law. These programs include over thirty-five courses in Aging Law & Policy; Health Information Privacy, Compliance, & Data Security; Health Law for Health Professionals; and Regulatory Science. Sklar’s research focuses on how laws and policies influence the health and well-being of older adults. Her work has appeared in the following peer reviewed journals: New England Journal of Medicine, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Jurimetrics, and American Journal of Law and Medicine, among others.


  • –present
    Professor of Health Law and Director, Health law & Policy Program , University of Arizona


  • 2007 
    University of Houston and the University of Texas., JD, MPH