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Anna Tacón, Ph.D.  

Anna Tacón, Ph.D.
Associate Professor &
Graduate Coordinator 

Community Health

Exercise & Sport Sciences, Rm 152
(806) 834-4783

Mailing Address:
Box 43011
Texas Tech University
Lubbock TX 79409-3011 USA


Current Courses Taught

1998 — Ph.D., Texas Tech University

1991 — M.S., Florida State University

1988 — B.S., Florida State University

HLTH 1305 Human Sexuality

HLTH 2305 Mental Health

HLTH 2307 Understanding Death and Dying

HLTH 3300 Field Experience in Health

HLTH 3302 Current Trends in Health

HLTH 3311 Communicable and Chronic Diseases

HLTH 3313 Health for Preadolescents

HLTH 3314 Health for Adolescents

HLTH 5344 Psychosocial Aspects of Health

ESS 6000 Master's Thesis

ESS 7000 Research

Research Interests

Awards & Honors

    • Complementary therapies/Mind-Body strategies with Cancer Patients
    • Mindfulness-based stress reduction programs
    • Attachment style and cancer
    • Death and dying
    • Psychosocial aspects of health
  • 2003-2004 — “Unsung Hero” Award, American Cancer Society, Texas Division
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
  • PsychologyPsi Chi National Honor Society
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
  • Kappa Omicron Nu National Honor Society