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The Presidential Dialogues

Greetings SfHP colleagues: I am honored and delighted to serve as the Society for Health Psychology President.  Our 3000 members are involved in vital health psychology research, education and training, clinical services, advocacy and leadership in public and private sectors across the globe. We are also front and center in supporting patients, families, health care workers and health systems facing COVID and its far-reaching consequences. … Continue reading The Presidential Dialogues

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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

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(Why) Would I Ever Want To Do That?

Zeeshan Butt, PhD Associate Professor, Medical Social Sciences, Surgery (Organ Transplantation), & Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine   The Society for Health Psychology is a Division of the American Psychological Association (APA). It can be confusing sometimes: members sometimes equate what the Society does with the Association work, and vice versa. If I had a nickel for every time somebody got the … Continue reading (Why) Would I Ever Want To Do That?

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The E-mail That Changed My Life

Zeeshan Butt, PhD Associate Professor, Medical Social Sciences, Surgery (Organ Transplantation), & Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine   In November 2010, I got an e-mail that changed my life. For those of you who don’t know me yet, I’m not prone to hyperbole. The e-mail in question was from the Society’s President, Chris France, and our Administrative Officer, Barbara Keeton, letting me … Continue reading The E-mail That Changed My Life