President-Elect Candidate – Alan J. Christensen, PhD

It is an honor to be nominated for President-Elect of SfHP. I am a Professor, Director of Clinical Training, and former Chair in the Department of Psychology at the University of Iowa and a Fellow of the Society. My research involves the study of treatment adherence and self-management among patients with chronic medical problems. SfHP has been a professional home for me since my days … Continue reading President-Elect Candidate – Alan J. Christensen, PhD

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2019 Society for Health Psychology Candidate Statements

The next SfHP Election of Officers will take place from approximately April 15-May 31, 2019. SfHP Full and Fellow members for 2019 are eligible to vote (affiliates and students are ineligible to vote).  Ballots will be issued electronically through the APA Elections Office.  Reminders to vote will also be posted on the SfHP listservs and included in the “Update for 38.”  Eligible members who do not … Continue reading 2019 Society for Health Psychology Candidate Statements

Member-at-Large Candidate – Andrea M. Bradford, PhD

I hope to have the opportunity to continue my service to the Society for Health Psychology in the role of Member-at-Large. I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, where I lead an integrated behavioral medicine clinic, contribute to the training of medical students, fellows, and psychology interns, and collaborate on multidisciplinary research teams. Broadly, my research and … Continue reading Member-at-Large Candidate – Andrea M. Bradford, PhD

Member-at-Large Candidate – Travis I. Lovejoy, PhD

I am honored to be nominated for Member-at-Large of my professional home, the Society for Health Psychology. I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU), Core Faculty within the OHSU clinical psychology doctoral program, and Investigator in the Health Services Research Center at the Portland VA. I work as a pain psychologist in an outpatient alcohol … Continue reading Member-at-Large Candidate – Travis I. Lovejoy, PhD

President’s Column

Nancy Ruddy, PhD It is difficult to believe that I am almost halfway through my presidential year. I had been warned the time goes quickly, and that certainly is true. At this midway point there are three areas that I would like to highlight: The Society for Health Psychology Midwinter Executive Committee Meeting Presidential Initiative: Response to the Opioid Crisis; Perspectives from Family, Addiction, and … Continue reading President’s Column