Howard Tennen received his Ph.D. degree from the University of Massachusetts in 1976. From 1975 to 1978, he served at the Faculty of the State University of New York at Albany, and since 1978, he has been working at the Departments of Community Medicine and Psychiatry at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, where he serves presently as a Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor. His research interests include coping with pain, daily stress and coping processes, and adaptation chronic illness. In 2001, he received the National Arthritis Foundation’s Clifford M. Clarke Science Award. In 2009, he received the Senior Award for Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology from the American Psychological Association’s Division of Health Psychology. He serves as an Editor of Journal of Personality.
Biography Updated on 1 June 2011