Texas Tech University

Anna Tacón, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Health

Email: anna.tacon@ttu.edu

Phone: (806) 834-4783

Anna Tacón

Education

  • 1998 — Ph.D., Human Development & Family Studies, Texas Tech University
  • 1991 — M.S., Family, Child, & Consumer Sciences, Florida State University
  • 1988 — B.S., Psychology, Florida State University

Current Courses Taught

  • HLTH 2307 Understanding Death & Dying
  • HLTH 3311 Chronic & Communicable Diseases
  • HLTH 4312 Psychosocial Health
  • HLTH 3325 Chemical Dependencies

Research Interests

  • Mindfulness-based stress reduction
  • Mindfulness-based stress reduction with cancer patients
  • Mindfulness and pain
  • Attachment and cancer
  • Attachment as a psychosocial factor in health
  • Complementary and Alternative therapies

Awards & Honors

  • 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

 

Department of Kinesiology & Sport Management

  • Address

    Box 43011, Texas Tech University, 2500 Broadway, Lubbock, TX 79409
  • Phone

    806.742.3371