Dr. Dickie Hill


B.S.Ed., Abilene Christian University, Physical Education and 
History, 1967
M.P.E., University of Florida, Physical Education, 1968
Ph.D., Texas A&M University, Health Education, 1973

Contact Information:
Office: Gibson Health and Physical Education Ctr Rm 206
Mailing Address: ACU Box 28084, Abilene, TX, 79699-8084
Phone: 325-674-2328
Email: hilld@acu.edu

Office Address

  • Gibson Health and PE Center Room 138D

Teaching Areas

  • HED 112 Personal Health and Human Disease
  • HED 324 Drug Education 
  • HED 405 Human Sexuality
  • HED 410 Death Education
  • Activity Classes (Various PEAC Classes)

Organizational Involvement

  • Texas School Health Association (TSHA)
  • Christian Society for Kinesiology and Leisure Studies (CSKLS)

Volunteer Activities

  • Church Activities
  • Professional Organizations

Honors and Awards

  • 1988 – PEPI Award from the Texas Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
  • 2006 – Martha Licata Award for Service from the Texas School Health Association
  • 2009 – Presidential Award from the Christian Society for Kinesiology and Leisure Studies

Research Interests

  • Childhood Obesity
  • Spiritual Wellness
  • Death and Dying
  • Aging

[Selected] Presentations

  • “Achieving Wellness Through Vows.” National Conference on Youth Ministries. Atlanta, GA. January 3-5, 2008.
  • “Personal Commitment to Personal Health.” American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance at Tampa, Florida. March 2009.
  • “College Students VOW To God To Improve Their Health.” Tri-University Symposium. Hardin Simmons Univ. April 6, 2011. Student Researcher Monica Parodi was co-presenter.
  • “Health Problems From Dehydration” Christian Society for Kinesiology and Leisure, Studies (CSKLS), Branson, MO, College of the Ozarks. April 6, 2011.
  • “Developing a Local Church Program for Wellness Through a VOW to God”, Christian Sports and Recreation Ministers Summit, Dallas, TX, April 18, 2012.

[Selected] Publications

  • “The Grieving Christian Mother: What Are Her Needs?” The Journal Of Pastoral Counseling, Vol. 37, An Annual, 2002, p. 50-72.
  • “The Grieving Christian Father: What Are His Needs?” The Journal Of Pastoral Counseling, Vol. 38, An Annual, 2003, p. 73-98.
  • “Altruism Is Good For Your Health”, The Texas School Health Association Brief, July 2006, p. 4-5.
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