Category Archives: News from the Society for Health Psychology

2018 Excellence in Health Psychology Mentoring Award – Mark A. Lumley, PhD

Thank you for the opportunity to introduce Dr. Mark Lumley, a Distinguished Professor and the Director of Clinical Training at Wayne State University. I have known Mark for the past seven years in various capacities; as a graduate student mentor, course instructor, clinician, Director of Clinical Training (DCT), and now a colleague. Mark has been […]
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2018 Excellence in Clinical Health Psychology by an Early Career Professional Award – Dawn Jewell, PsyD

I am pleased to announce that the Society for Health Psychology has a new award in 2018: the Excellence in Clinical Health Psychology by an Early Career Professional Award. The first recipient of this award is Dr. Dawn Jewell. I have worked with Dawn for six years, and she is a perfect example of the […]
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2018 Excellence in Clinical Health Psychology Award – Barbara Ward-Zimmerman, PhD

When I was growing up, my mother gave me some important advice. She told me that I should always notice people who are the “unsung heroes:” the people who do all the behind the scenes work but don’t jump into the limelight for credit; the people who do the thankless tasks and make sure things […]
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2018 Excellence in Health Psychology Research by an Early Career Professional Award – Christopher P. Fagundes, PhD

Working in the area of psychoneuroimmunology, Dr. Fagundes uses theories and methods from social, developmental, and clinical psychology to examine how stress “gets under the skin” to impact diseases of older adulthood such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, and cognitive decline. His theoretical work has focused on the adoption of attachment theory to understand physical health […]
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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, […]
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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 […]
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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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