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Not A Student And Not Yet An Independent Psychologist

Creating space for the postdoctoral trainee along with the joys and hardships that come with this unique phase of professional development. KayLoni Olson, PhD Postdoctoral Fellow, Albert Medical School of Brown University “Feels like I’m caught in the middle, that’s when I realize, I’m not a girl, not yet a woman”—was pop starlet Britney Spears  singing about the plight of the postdoc when she sang … Continue reading Not A Student And Not Yet An Independent Psychologist

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Reverse Translation: Bridging the Practice-to-Research Gap

Kenneth E. Freedland, PhD, FAHA, FABMR Editor-in-Chief, Health Psychology Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology, Washington University School of Medicine Most discussions of the research-practice gap in health psychology focus on gaps in the implementation of clinically significant research findings. This makes it seem as though information flows in only one direction between research and practice.  In fact, the flow of information in the opposite direction … Continue reading Reverse Translation: Bridging the Practice-to-Research Gap

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New Publications

Books The Handbook for Health Psychology Revenson, T. A., & Gurung, R. A. R. (Eds.).(2019).Handbook of health psychology. New York, NY: Routledge The Handbook for Health Psychology (Edited by Revenson and Gurung, 2019) contains an overview of current knowledge and new directions in the study of the biological, psychological, social, and cultural factors that affect health, health behavior, and illness. Forty chapters review the latest theories … Continue reading New Publications

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APA Raymond D. Fowler Award for Outstanding Member Contributions 2019 Presented to Ronald Rozensky

The Council of Representatives of the American Psychological Association (APA) presents this Raymond D. Fowler Award for Outstanding Member Contributions to Ronald H. Rozensky, Ph.D., ABPP, for his significant, enduring impact on APA and his longstanding dedication to advancing APA’s mission. A 2016 APA Presidential Citation described Dr. Rozensky as “a tireless advocate” on behalf of Psychology. Dr. Rozensky’s colleagues selected him to serve on the … Continue reading APA Raymond D. Fowler Award for Outstanding Member Contributions 2019 Presented to Ronald Rozensky

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2019 Awards Presented by the Society for Health Psychology (Division 38)

Each year, the Society for Health Psychology (SfHP) recognizes members for outstanding contributions to the field by presenting awards in Research, Clinical Practice, Education & Training, Mentoring, and Career Service.  Award categories were established to acknowledge and appreciate excellence in health psychology across the career span and throughout the field. Excellence in Health Psychology Research Award Sarah W. Feldstein Ewing, PhD, Oregon Health & Science … Continue reading 2019 Awards Presented by the Society for Health Psychology (Division 38)

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Recognizing Member Achievements

During the August APA Council of Representatives meetings, Council affirmed the following new Society for Health Psychology Fellows: Bradley Cardinal, Oregon State University Julianne Holt-Lundstad, Brigham Young University Barbara Ward-Zimmerman, Glastonbury, CT 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 … Continue reading Recognizing Member Achievements