Tamara J. Kuhn, MA

Tamara J. Kuhn

Director of Innovative Program Technology


831-438-4060, x104


Tamara J. Kuhn joined ETR in 2014 as Director of Innovative Program Technology. She is an experienced social scientist, researcher, programmer and web developer who specializes in the conceptualization, design and programming of health and behavioral science technology. She has led complex technology development for more than 30 federally funded projects, receiving research funding from the CDC and the National Institutes of Health, as well as serving as principal/co-investigator on fourteen Phase I and Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) projects.

Prior to joining ETR she was a senior research scientist and vice president at Sociometrics Corporation. Her recent projects included Developing Computer-Based STI/HIV Prevention Interventions for Hispanic Women, an interactive multimedia tablet app HIV intervention, in English and Spanish, adapted from an effective in-person intervention; Adapting the Sista/SiHLE/WILLOW HIV Prevention Trilogy for Black Men Who Have Sex with Men, a modular computer, mobile and in-person prevention program; PsyScreen Sr, a National Institute on Aging funded project to develop a mobile device application that assists health care providers in identifying and using appropriate psychological and behavioral screening instruments designed for use with older adults; and Psychological Tests and Assessment Online Resource, an online test-database that allows users to identify and download the best psychological tests for children and adolescents based on a series of criteria within the custom search and test retrieval system.

Ms. Kuhn received her Master’s degree in sociology, with an emphasis on experimental social psychology, from Stanford University.

Current Projects

  • dfusion


Card, J. J., and Kuhn, T. (2014, forthcoming). Ethical aspects in archiving, social and behavioral sciences. In James Wright (Eds.). International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, 2nd Edition. UK: Elsevier.

Card, J. J., Newman, E. N., Golden, R. E., Kuhn, T. & Lomonaco, C. (2013). The global HIV archive: Facilitating the transition from science to practice of efficacious HIV prevention interventions. World Journal of AIDS, 3(1).

Card, J.J., Kuhn, T., Solomon, J., Benner, T.A., Wingood, G.M., & DiClemente, R.J. (2011). Translating an effective group-based HIV prevention program to a program delivered primarily by a computer: Methods and outcomes. AIDS Education & Prevention, 23(2), 160-176.

Kuhn, T., Dull Akers, D. (Producers). Kuhn, T. (Director). (2008). The practitioner’s story: HIV prevention practitioner institute [Digital video]. Sociometrics.

Kuhn T.J. (2007). The complete HIV/AIDS teaching kit CD-ROM. In Card, J., Amarillas, A., Conner, A., Dull Akers, D., Solomon. A., & DiClemente, R. The Complete HIV/AIDS Teaching Kit with CD-ROM. New York, NY: Springer.

Card, J.J., Kuhn, T.J., Wells, T. (2006). User-centered design and innovation in the Sociometrics Social Science Electronic Data Library (SSEDL). IASSIST Quarterly, Summer 2006.

Card, J.J., & Kuhn, T.J. (2006). Development of online suites of social science-based resources for health researchers and practitioners. Social Science Computer Review, 24(2), 255-261.

Kuhn, T., Solomon, J. (Producers). Kuhn, T. (Director). (2006). Communication disorders teaching module vignettes [Digital video]. Sociometrics.

Card, J.J., & Kuhn, T.J. (2006). The Social Science Electronic Data Library. IASSIST Conference Proceedings, Ann Arbor, June 2006.

Kuhn, T., Dull Akers, D. (Producers). Kuhn, T. (Director). (2005). How to clean your works [Digital video]. Sociometrics.

Kuhn, T., Dull Akers, D. (Producers). Kuhn, T. (Director). (2005). African-Americans and HIV [Digital video]. Sociometrics.

Kuhn, T., Dull Akers, D. (Producers). Kuhn, T. (Director). (2005). The face of HIV over 50: Jane Fowler’s story [Digital video]. Sociometrics.

Card, J.J., Shapiro, L., Amarillas, A., McKean, E.A., & Kuhn, T.J. (2003). Broadening public access to data through the development of tools for data novices. Social Science Computer Review.

Lang, E.L, & Kuhn, T.J. (May 2001). Psychology. In Information Sources in the Social Sciences. London, K G Saur.

Kuhn, T.J., Card, J.J., Ragupathy, S., Mckean, E.L., & Ruiz, R.O. (2001) Sociometrics Data Resources, presented at the American Sociological Association Conference, Anaheim, CA, August 2001.

Murrell, K., Petrick, M., & Kuhn, T. J., Sociometrics Electronic Data Library, presented at the American Sociological Association Conference, August 1998.

Munroe, P.T., Tootell, G., & Kuhn, T.J. (1995). Agreement as a function of initial choice and stay response probabilities in status characteristics research. Small Group Research, 26, 427-441.

Tootell, G., and Kuhn, T. J. (1994). Unshared Status Information and Cooperative Status Allocation Processes. Presented at the West Coast Conference for Small Group Research, San Jose State University.

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