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SAC is Here to Support Students & Trainees

Madeline Konsor, M.S.Clinical Psychology Ph.D. CandidateChair of SfHP Student Advisory CouncilRosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science I am pleased to serve as Chair of the SfHP’s Student Advisory Council (SAC) for the 2020-2021 year! I am a fourth-year clinical psychology Ph.D. student at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science in North Chicago, Illinois. My clinical and research interests have largely focused on weight management, … Continue reading SAC is Here to Support Students & Trainees

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Call for Nominations for Awards

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. This avenue of highlighting our contributions can be successful only if members actively engage in … Continue reading Call for Nominations for Awards

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2020 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            Christopher France, PhD, Ohio University  Excellence in Health Psychology … Continue reading 2020 Awards presented by the Society for Health Psychology (Division 38)

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Interested in applying for APA Fellow status for the first time, through the Society for Health Psychology (APA Division 38)?

All applications to be an APA Fellow must be made via the APA Online Fellows Application Platform. This system allows nominees, endorsers and division Fellows chairs to submit all required documents online. The Society for Health Psychology (D38) deadline for submission of all materials to the platform is DECEMBER 15. Please visit the APA Fellows webpage for more information and to access the online system: … Continue reading Interested in applying for APA Fellow status for the first time, through the Society for Health Psychology (APA Division 38)?

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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 … Continue reading Be the Change You Wish to See

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This Is Our Society

Zeeshan Butt, PhD Associate Professor, Medical Social Sciences, Surgery (Organ Transplantation), & Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine  In early March, the last time I wrote a President’s column for our newsletter, I had no clear idea what the next few months would look like. I certainly didn’t know how anxious, depressed, scared, angry, and exhausted I would feel on a … Continue reading This Is Our Society