hero image
Abigail Tilton, Ph.D. - Texas Woman's University. Denton, TX, US

Abigail Tilton, Ph.D. Abigail Tilton, Ph.D.

Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences | Texas Woman's University


Tilton’s expertise is in social policy, community development and medical social work and sociology



Ms. Tilton's research area is in US health care- she focuses on health and health care disparities. Her dissertation is on HIV/AIDS in the United States and health and health care disparities.

Industry Expertise (4)

Education/Learning Research Health and Wellness Public Policy

Areas of Expertise (4)

Hiv / Aids Health Disparity Health Policy Social Work Education

Education (3)

University of North Texas: Ph.D., Social Work 2006

University of Texas at Arlington: M.S.S.W., Social Work 1992

University of North Texas: B.S.W., Social Work 1991

Media Appearances (1)

Area colleges work to help students who are hungry and broke

Star-Telegram  online


Demand at the pantry has been going up, said Abigail Tilton, the school's social work program director.

"I think it's just the economy," Tilton said. "It's very difficult for them to make ends meet."...

view more

Event Appearances (5)

Parent Partners: A Pilot Project.

Annual Professional Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education  Denver, CO.


Disabilities and Abuse: Preparing BSW Student to Assess and Intervene

Annual Professional Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education  Denver, CO.


Parent Partners: A Pilot Project

National Title IV-E Roundtable  Galveston, TX.


Reaffirmation for the Rest of Us

Annual Professional Meeting of the Council on Social Work Education  Dallas, TX.


Health Care Reform: Purpose and Possibilities

National Association of Social Worker / Texas Annual Conference  Fort Worth, TX.


Articles (1)

Biologic Correlates to the Development of Post‐traumatic Stress Disorder in Female Victims of Intimate Partner Violence: Implications for Practice Perspectives in Psychiatric Care


ABSTRACT: The purpose of this article is to discuss the current literature about the risk of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in victims of intimate partner violence (IPV)...

view more