Category Archives: News from the Society for Health Psychology

Greetings from the SfHP Student Advisory Council

This time of year we can’t help but think about change. Our student members are starting a new year of graduate school while interns and postdocs are adjusting to new roles and responsibilities. Sometimes it seems as though that old adage really is true… “the only thing constant is change.”  In pursuit of careers as […]
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Teaching Health Psychology: How is it Taught and What Do Health Psychologists Need for Their Pedagogical Practice?

The Education & Training Council is proud to announce The Teaching of Undergraduate Health Psychology: A National Survey (2017) published in the peer-reviewed journal Teaching of Psychology (Vol. 44 issue 3). The survey was sponsored by the E & T Council and authored by CUNY doctoral student Aliza Panjwani, a member of the SfHP Student […]
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News from APA

Dear Division 38\Society for Health Psychology Colleagues: Immediately below you will find a summary of the August 2017 meeting of the APA Council of Representatives.  The Council agenda is extensive and APA members may view the August Council agenda at the following link. Given space limitation, the summary is just that, a list of actions […]
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Health Psych Connections Spotlight

Joshua C. Eyer, Ph.D. In the Health Psych Connections Spotlight this issue, we’re going to take a short step back to give a brief description how Health Psych Connections (HPC) works. Essentially, you have a problem. You’re smart enough to know that, but you don’t yet know how to solve it. Maybe you don’t even […]
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Call for Proposals

Society for Health Psychology (SfHP) is excited to invite program submissions for the 2018 APA Annual Convention, in San Francisco, August 9-12. This year’s theme is “Health Psychology’s Contribution to Better Understanding and Addressing the Needs of the Underserved in Health Care.” We are all aware that disparities in health, and health care access, are […]
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SfHP Election Results

The Nominations & Elections Committee, under the leadership of Dr. Bonnie Spring, is pleased to announce the results of the 2017 Society for Health Psychology elections: President-Elect: Nancy B. Ruddy, PhD Treasurer: Barbara A. Cubic, PhD Member-at-Large: John M. Ruiz, PhD APA Council Representative: Richard J. Seime, PhD Thanks to all the candidates for their […]
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2017 Convention Schedule

Editor’s note: Many thanks to Joanna Buscemi, PhD, the 2017 SfHP Program Chair, for putting together this program. Click on the following to view the SfHP 2017 Convention Schedule.      

From the Student Council Representatives

Jennifer Warnick, Chair KayLoni Olson, Chair-Elect Lisa Auster-Gussman, Past Chair Happy summer from the SfHP Student Council! The SfHP student council co-hosted a mentor breakfast session at the Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM)’s 38th Annual Meeting in San Diego, California in March with the SBM Student Special Interest Group. We were thrilled with the number […]
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Summary of Actions Taken by APA Council at its February 24 & 25, 2017 Meeting

Submitted by Ronald Rozensky, Ph.D.,ABPP Elizabeth Klonoff, Ph.D.,ABPP Society for Health Psychology, Division 38 Representatives to APA Council   The following is a list of the many activities addressed by the APA Council at its February 2017 meeting. Space does not allow detailed description of each item but each can be reviewed by copying the […]
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Apply to be an APA Fellow

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 […]
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