Category Archives: News from the Society for Health Psychology

News from APA

Dear SfHP members, The APA Council of Representatives met during the APA Convention on Wednesday, August 8, and Friday, August 10, 2018.  This column provides an informational update on several actions taken by the Council. Approved the Report and Recommendations from the Presidential Work Group on Expanded APA Advocacy Model This action means a combined […]
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Call for Proposals: 2019 APA Convention

The Society for Health Psychology (SfHP) is excited to invite program submissions for symposia and posters for the 2019 APA Annual Convention in Chicago, August 8-11. This year’s theme is “Contextualizing Health:  Family, Social and Cultural Factors in Health Psychology.” Health psychologists work in multidisciplinary teams across a variety of settings including hospitals, community organizations, […]
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Call for Fellow Applications

Interested in applying for APA Fellow status for the first time, through the Society for Health Psychology (APA Division38)? Apply: 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 APA online […]
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Call for Nomination 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 […]
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2018 SfHP Election Results

The Nominations & Elections Committee, under the leadership of Dr. Kevin Larkin, is pleased to announce the results of the 2018 Society for Health Psychology elections: Thanks to all the candidates for their willingness to serve, and thank you for voting!  

Report from your Representatives to the APA Council of Representatives

As you know, the APA Council meets face-to-face twice a year with the responsibility of setting policy to advance psychology as a science and as a profession with its goals of promoting health, education, and human welfare.  Council met March 8 and 9, 2018 in Washington, D.C. There was a 22-item agenda in an agenda […]
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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 Fellow chairs to submit all required documents online. The APA online portal for initial fellow applicants will open on August 6. The Society for Health Psychology (D38) deadline for submission of […]
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Daniel Bruns, PsyD

Candidate for Member-at-Large Over the course of my career my focus has been on translational science. While I have served on the graduate faculty of the University of Northern Colorado in the past, and hold the position of a senior clinical instructor at the University of Colorado Medical School, my full time position is at […]
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2018 SfHP Officer Candidate Statements

The next SfHP Election of Officers will take place from April 16-May 31, 2018. SfHP Full and Fellow members for 2018 are eligible to vote (affiliates and students are ineligible to vote).  Ballots will be issued electronically through the APA Elections Office.  Reminders to vote will also be posted on the SfHP listservs and included in […]
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Dawn K. Wilson, PhD

Candidate for Division Representative to APA Council (2019) As Past President and a Fellow of the Society for Health Psychology (SfHP) I would be honored to serve as your Representative on APA Council. During my presidency I have been involved in numerous roles related to policy advocacy and emerging national issues in our field. The […]
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