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Thereasa (Terry) A. Cronan

Thereasa (Terry) A. Cronan
Department of Psychology
San Diego State University, United States

Biography

 Dr. Cronan is a Professor of Psychology at San Diego State University (SDSU). Dr. Cronan earned her B.A. and M.A. degrees in psychology at SDSU, and completed her doctoral studies at Michigan State University. Her research interests include community interventions, community psychology, literacy development, multicultural issues, coping and chronic diseases, and health care utilization. She is the director of the Health Outcomes Studies Lab, where she has developed, implemented, and evaluated community interventions focused on community psychology, literacy development, multicultural issues, coping and chronic diseases, and health care utilization. She is now examining factors related to hiring a health care advocate and testing the effects of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for breast cancer patients. Professor Cronan has received over twelve million dollars in grant funding over the years, published over 80 articles in peer-reviewed journals, and authored over 300 conference presentations, almost all of them with student co-authors.

Research Interest

Community Interventions, Community Psychology, Literacy development, Multicultural issues, coping and chronic diseases, and health care utilization 

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