Yale University

Zita Lazzarini, J.D., M.P.H.

  • Director, Division of Public Health Law and Bioethics, UCONN School of Medicine
  • Associate Professor, Community Medicine and Health Care, UCONN Health
  • Member, Community Research and Implementation Core, CIRA
(860) 679-5494


Dr. Lazzarini has co-authored Human Rights and Public Health in the AIDS Pandemic, published by Oxford University Press in 1997. She has also co-authored national surveys on health information privacy, syringe-related laws, and HIV testing and counseling provisions which have appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA). She serves as a Special Consultant for the Georgetown-Johns Hopkins Program on Law and Public Health and for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. She has worked with the World Health Organization on projects involving HIV-related legislation, employment policies, and human rights.