Excellence in Health Psychology Research Award – Ken Resnicow, PhD

Dr. Resnicow is currently the Irwin M. Rosenstock Collegiate Professor of Public Health in the Department of Health Behavior and Health Education at the University of Michigan. He is also Professor of Pediatrics in the School of Medicine, the Associate Director of Outreach and Health Disparities Research at the University of Michigan’s Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Director of the Center for Health Communications Research. … Continue reading Excellence in Health Psychology Research Award – Ken Resnicow, PhD

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2018 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           Ken Resnicow, PhD,  University of Michigan Excellence in … Continue reading 2018 Awards presented by the Society for Health Psychology (Division 38)

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 501(c)(3) [not-for-profit public good] and 501(c)(6) [professional issues/guild} has been … Continue reading News from APA

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, private practices, academic centers, and many others. Our work increasingly … Continue reading Call for Proposals: 2019 APA Convention

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 portal for initial fellow applicants will open on August 6. … Continue reading Call for Fellow Applications

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 contributions can be successful only if members actively engage in … Continue reading Call for Nomination for Awards

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 book of over 1200 pages. Several major items were debated … Continue reading Report from your Representatives to the APA Council of Representatives

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 all materials to the platform is DECEMBER 15 (annually). Please … Continue reading Interested in applying for APA Fellow status for the first time, through the Society for Health Psychology (APA Division 38)?

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 the health psychology clinic that I have owned and operated … Continue reading Daniel Bruns, PsyD

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 Health Policy Council was established during my presidency in 2017 … Continue reading Dawn K. Wilson, PhD

Steven M. Tovian, PhD, ABPP

Candidate for Division Representative to APA Council (2019-2021) As a Fellow of Division 38, I would be honored to serve as your Representative on APA Council. I would ensure health psychology has a strong voice on Council given both the scientific and practice issues that Council addresses in developing APA policy. I am completing my second elected term on APA’s Commission for the Recognition of … Continue reading Steven M. Tovian, PhD, ABPP