About Lynne Tomasa
Dr. Lynne Tomasa is an educator and researcher at the University of Arizona’s College of Medicine in the Department of Family and Community Medicine. She joined the department’s Sonoran Center for Excellence in Disabilities when it was established in 2006. As an applied researcher, she uses the data collected to develop tools, workbooks, and trainings for the community. Her experience working with persons with disabilities, families, community agencies, health care providers, and students taught her the importance of personal stories and lived experiences. Her work has focused on behavioral health, aging, end of life, and future planning. Her most recent project on sexual violence has been the most challenging and rewarding.