Tara F. Carr, MD

  • Associate Professor, Medicine - (Clinical Scholar Track)
  • Associate Professor, Otolaryngology
  • Director, Adult Allergy Program
  • Director, Allergy & Immunology Fellowship Program

Dr. Tara Carr is a board-certified allergist and immunologist. She performed her residency and fellowship at Northwestern University in Chicago, IL, one of the leading institutions for allergy and immunology. Dr. Carr specializes in allergic rhinitis and asthma and sees patients in conjunction with the Sinus and Allergy Center of the UA Department of Otolaryngology. She is also president of the Tucson Asthma Society and secretary-treasurer of the Arizona Allergy and Asthma Society.

Research Interests: 

Role of immunodeficiency in chronic rhinosinusitis Asthma inflammation and treatment

  • MD: University of Virginia School of Medicine, 2006
Honors and Awards
  • Member, American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • Member, American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology
  • Internal Medicine: Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine (2006-2009)
  • Allergy/Immunology: Northwestern University - Feinberg School of Medicine (2009-2011)
Board Certifications
  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Allergy/Immunology

Select Publications


Carr, T. F., and M. Kraft, "Chronic Infection and Severe Asthma.", Immunol Allergy Clin North Am, vol. 36, issue 3, pp. 483-502, 2016 Aug. PMID: 27401621


Carr, T. F., and M. Kraft, "Update in Asthma 2014.", Am J Respir Crit Care Med, vol. 192, issue 2, pp. 157-63, 2015 Jul 15. PMID: 26177171
Carr, TF., and GF. Martinez, "Credibility and (dis)use of feedback to inform teaching : a qualitative case study of physician-faculty perspectives", Southwest J Pulm Crit Care, vol. 10, issue 6, 06/2015.