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APA Convention Program Preview

Greetings, once again, from the Division 38 Program Committee! It’s hard to believe that August 2015 is just around the corner. We hope you have secured your passports, and are working to reserve a room in Toronto to take advantage of the discounted rates. You definitely don’t want to miss this year’s line-up! We are extremely excited about our Division 38 program, which will feature … Continue reading APA Convention Program Preview

Notice of Bylaws Revision Vote

At the annual Division 38 Membership Meeting, scheduled for Saturday, August 8, 2015, Full and Fellow members present will be asked to vote on modification of the Division 38 Bylaws to reflect a change in the name of the organization to Society for Health Psychology. All available members are urged to attend (3:00-3:50 pm, Toronto Convention Center Room 103A, immediately following the Presidential Address). If … Continue reading Notice of Bylaws Revision Vote

New Editor-in-Chief of Health Psychology Appointed

Kenneth E. Freedland, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been selected to be the next Editor-in-Chief of Health Psychology, beginning with Volume 36 (2017). Dr. Freedland’s research focuses primarily on the role and treatment of depression, stress, and anxiety in patients with heart disease. He has also been involved in clinical research on patients with … Continue reading New Editor-in-Chief of Health Psychology Appointed

Health Psychology Connections: Sharing Experiences

Qian Lu, PhD University of Houston Life is a journey and people have different journeys. We are all connected in some way. It is beautiful to share experiences with others. I was excited to discover our division had a professional networking program called Health Psychology Connections. After I signed up, Dr. Zeeshan Butt contacted me. He runs everything smoothly – from scheduling an introductory meeting, finding … Continue reading Health Psychology Connections: Sharing Experiences

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Early Career Professionals Corner: Conference Networking Strategies

Vaneeta Sandhu, PsyD Summertime means conferences in beautiful destinations. For some, it is time to connect and catch up with friends and colleagues, but for others thinking about forming those connections can be anxiety provoking. Those who identify as shy or introverted, or are unsure how to network, may avoid events or social hours even though they know it could benefit their careers. This is … Continue reading Early Career Professionals Corner: Conference Networking Strategies