2021 Convention Program

APA Virtual Convention The Society for Health Psychology is very excited about the upcoming APA convention. The program prepared by 2021 Chair Tyler Branagan will offer content which spans health psychology, as well as a focus on health psychology’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The convention will be entirely virtual this year – with the benefit of being able watch content after the scheduled convention … Continue reading 2021 Convention Program

2021 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.  Honorees for 2021 include: Excellence in Health Psychology Research Award Excellence in Health Psychology Research Award  … Continue reading 2021 Awards presented by the Society for Health Psychology (Division 38) 

Benefits

21 Benefits from your 2021 Membership

Renew today* – and invite your colleagues and students – to receive: 21. Uninterrupted receipt of Health Psychology 20. Full, FREE participation in up to 11 SfHP general and topic-specific Listservs 19. Eligibility for Recognition through Awards in Research, Clinical Practice, Education & Training, Mentoring and Career Service 18. Graduate Student and Post-Doc Grants 17. Peer-to-Peer Mentoring for professionals via the SfHP “Connections” program 16. … Continue reading 21 Benefits from your 2021 Membership

129th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association August 12-14, 2021

129th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association

August 12-14, 2021 Tyler Branagan, PhD, Program Chair Greetings from the Society for Health Psychology (SfHP) Program Committee! Thank you to the many SfHP members who generously volunteered their time reviewing abstract submissions. Each year we rely on members’ support in creating a program which demonstrates the value and innovation of health psychologists. The process of planning the program for the meeting would not be … Continue reading 129th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association

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A Letter From the President

Dear Society for Health Psychology Colleagues: As we mark the year anniversary of the COVID pandemic in the United State and its devastating impact across the world, I think of the loss of family, friends and colleagues, the disproportionate consequences for communities of color and women, and of the individuals who are now coping with the late effects of this powerful virus. I also worry … Continue reading A Letter From the President

A Chronic Disease Researcher’s Takeaways from “Health Psychology in the Time of COVID”

Ali A. Weinstein, PhDDirector, Center for the Study of Chronic Illness and Disability Associate Professor, Department of Global and Community Health SystemSenior Scholar, Center for the Advancement of Well-BeingCollege of Health and Human ServicesGeorge Mason University The recent editorial that appeared in Health Psychology, “Health Psychology in the Time of COVID-19”(Freedland et al., 2020), was thought-provoking for many reasons. I am currently serving as the … Continue reading A Chronic Disease Researcher’s Takeaways from “Health Psychology in the Time of COVID”