Recognizing Member Achievements

During the August APA Council of Representatives meetings, Council affirmed the following new Society for Health Psychology Fellows: Youngmee Kim, PhD, University of Miami Adam Leventhal, PhD, University of Southern In addition, you may not be aware that APA does not have a mechanism to recognize Affiliate members as Fellows, so the Society for Health Psychology created a new category of achievement to recognize our … Continue reading Recognizing Member Achievements

Be the Change You Wish to See

Every November, APA asks you to “apportion” 10 votes to some combination of divisions and state associations.  Those votes determine the number of Council Representatives for each division and state association. The Society for Health Psychology (Division 38) is one of the largest divisions in APA – yet relatively few eligible members exercise their right to apportion votes for APA Council seats. The Council of … Continue reading Be the Change You Wish to See

2018 Nathan W. Perry Jr. Award for Career Service to Health Psychology – Christie Dunkel Schetter, PhD

Dr. Dunkel Schetter  has a long history of senior leadership in academia and professional organizations. Dunkel Schetter is Professor of Psychology and former Chair and current CoChair of the Health Psychology Program at UCLA. She led the efforts to transition the UCLA Health Psychology Program from a graduate minor to a department PhD major. Since 1995, Dunkel Schetter has also directed the NIMH-funded training program … Continue reading 2018 Nathan W. Perry Jr. Award for Career Service to Health Psychology – Christie Dunkel Schetter, PhD

2018 Cynthia D. Belar Award for Excellence in Health Psychology Education & Training – Kevin S. Masters, PhD

We all aspire to meaningfully influence students and young professionals during their training and educational experiences. However, there are those individuals amongst us who stand out as exceptionally dedicated and skilled at doing this over the life of their careers. Dr. Kevin Masters is one of these remarkable individuals. Dr. Masters’ impact and breadth of knowledge in health and psychology is impressive, as he has … Continue reading 2018 Cynthia D. Belar Award for Excellence in Health Psychology Education & Training – Kevin S. Masters, PhD

2018 Cynthia D. Belar Award for Excellence in Health Psychology Education & Training – Sharon L. Berry, PhD, ABPP

The 2018 recipient of the Society for Health Psychology’s (SfHP) Cynthia D. Belar Award for Excellence in Health Psychology Education and Training is Sharon Berry, PhD, ABPP. The Belar Award is designed to honor a psychologist whose work has positively influenced the health psychology education and training community. Dr. Berry’s career, as an internship training director, chair of BEA, recipient of the “other” Belar Award … Continue reading 2018 Cynthia D. Belar Award for Excellence in Health Psychology Education & Training – Sharon L. Berry, PhD, ABPP

2018 Excellence in Health Psychology Mentoring Award – Mark A. Lumley, PhD

Thank you for the opportunity to introduce Dr. Mark Lumley, a Distinguished Professor and the Director of Clinical Training at Wayne State University. I have known Mark for the past seven years in various capacities; as a graduate student mentor, course instructor, clinician, Director of Clinical Training (DCT), and now a colleague. Mark has been a very active graduate student mentor and DCT of the … Continue reading 2018 Excellence in Health Psychology Mentoring Award – Mark A. Lumley, PhD