Tara Torres

Graduate Student, Clinical Psychology
Psychosocial Research in Oncology (PRO) Lab
Faculty Advisor: Heidi Hamann
Torres Headshot

Psychology 413

She, Her, Hers

Research Interests: 

  • Psychosocial and behavioral aspects of the cancer experience.
  • Examining and improving upon effective patient-physician communication practices in an effort to eliminate cancer health disparities.
  • Emphasis on unmet supportive care needs for under-served and stigmatized cancer populations.

Courses Taught:

  • PSY 383 - Health Psychology (2022)

Grader for:

  • PSY 360 - Social Psychology (2024)

*Year listed indicates when this individual last worked in the specified course.

Awards and Recognitions:

  • College of Science Outstanding Service Award (2024)

Updated: 06/17/24


  • B.A. Psychology, University of California: Los Angeles (2014)
  • M.A.