From the Student Council Representatives

Jennifer Warnick, Chair KayLoni Olson, Chair-Elect Lisa Auster-Gussman, Past Chair The  Student Council is already off to a great start this year! At the 2016 APA Convention in Denver, Colorado, we co-sponsored a workshop with Division 22 (Rehabilitation Psychology), Division 40 (Clinical Neuropsychology), Division 17 (Counseling Psychology), and Division 54 (Pediatric Psychology) to help prepare students for specialty-track predoctoral internships. We also sponsored a training … Continue reading From the Student Council Representatives

In Memory: Across The Decades with Alex Zautra, PhD

Authors (in order): John Reich PhD, Emeritus Professor of Psychology, Arizona State University Laurence A. Bradley PhD, Professor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham Mary C. Davis PhD, Professor of Psychology, Arizona State University John Reich: In the late 1970s, I sent a copy of the now-classic Brickman and Campbell paper, Hedonic Relativism and Planning the Good Society, down the hall to ASU’s newly-hired … Continue reading In Memory: Across The Decades with Alex Zautra, PhD

Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology by a Senior Professional

Timothy W. Smith, PhD , University of Utah Professor Timothy Smith is a very deserving recipient of the 2016 Outstanding Contributions Award to Health Psychology by a senior scientist from the Society for Health Psychology. He has a remarkable record of research, service, and teaching befitting of this award and the distinguished list of prior recipients.  This award highlights the amazing consistency of Tim’s scholarship having … Continue reading Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology by a Senior Professional

Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Health Psychology

Lloyd Berg,  PhD, ABPP, The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School Psychiatry Residency Program at the Seton Healthcare Family It is an honor to announce that the 2016 recipient of the Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Health Psychology Award is Dr. Lloyd Berg. This award recognizes outstanding commitment to clinical health psychology by a full-time provider of clinical services. Over the past 20 years, … Continue reading Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Health Psychology

Cynthia D. Belar Award for Outstanding Contributions to Education & Training in Health Psychology

Christine Dunkel Schetter, PhD , University of California, Los Angeles Professor Chris Dunkel Schetter is the recipient of the Society for Health Psychology Cynthia Belar Award for Outstanding Contributions to Education and Training in Health Psychology.  Since joining the Department of Psychology in 1982, Dr. Dunkel Schetter has championed the students, early-career faculty, and health psychology within and outside UCLA. Having served as director of the … Continue reading Cynthia D. Belar Award for Outstanding Contributions to Education & Training in Health Psychology

Nathan W. Perry, Jr. Award for Career Service to Health Psychology

Robert D. Kerns,  PhD, Yale University I am most pleased to write these introductory remarks about Bob Kerns as he receives the 2016 Nathan W. Perry, Jr. Award for Career Service to Health Psychology. This award will add to the many awards he has received throughout his career — but a special one since it is a “career capper,” and because it is in honor … Continue reading Nathan W. Perry, Jr. Award for Career Service to Health Psychology

Travel Awards for Outstanding SfHP Poster Presentations

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Travel Awards for Outstanding SfHP Poster Presentations Shuchang Kang, of the University of Florida, for “A Culturally Sensitive Church-Based Health Promotion Intervention for African Americans” Melissa A. Kwitowski, of Virginia Commonwealth University, for “Stakeholders’ Perspectives on School Food Policies in a Title-I Elementary School” Anna G. Larson, of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, for “Mindfulness Facilitates Psychological and … Continue reading Travel Awards for Outstanding SfHP Poster Presentations

2016 Graduate Student Research Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Graduate Student Research Awards Michael Bernstein, MA, University of Rhode Island “A Text Message Intervention for Reducing 21st Birthday Alcohol Involvement” Lacey Clement, MA, University of Colorado, Denver “Death Anxiety and Meaning in Life as Predictors of Medical Decision Making in Patients with Heart Failure” Helen Murray, Drexel University “Neurocognitive Mechanisms of Decision-Making and Reward Sensitivity: Impact on … Continue reading 2016 Graduate Student Research Awards