Category Archives: Society for Health Psychology 2016 Awardees

Outstanding Contributions by an Early Career Professional

Richard B. Slatcher, PhD, Wayne State University I am delighted to present Dr. Richard Slatcher the SfHP’s 2016 award for Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology by an Early Career Professional. As my colleague in the Department of Psychology at Wayne State University in Detroit, Dr. Slatcher is highly deserving of this award.  He obtained his […]
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Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology by an Early Career Professional

Janet Tomiyama, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles Dr. A. Janet Tomiyama is the 2016 recipient of the Society for Health Psychology’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology by an Early-Career Professional. An Assistant Professor in the Health Psychology Area of the Department of Psychology at UCLA, Dr. Tomiyama is a rising star in […]
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Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology by a Senior Professional

Timothy W. Smith, PhD , University of Utah Professor Timothy Smith is a very deserving recipient of the 2016 Outstanding Contributions Award to Health Psychology by a senior scientist from the Society for Health Psychology. He has a remarkable record of research, service, and teaching befitting of this award and the distinguished list of prior recipients.  […]
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Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Health Psychology

Lloyd Berg,  PhD, ABPP, The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School Psychiatry Residency Program at the Seton Healthcare Family It is an honor to announce that the 2016 recipient of the Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Health Psychology Award is Dr. Lloyd Berg. This award recognizes outstanding commitment to clinical health psychology by a […]
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Cynthia D. Belar Award for Outstanding Contributions to Education & Training in Health Psychology

Christine Dunkel Schetter, PhD , University of California, Los Angeles Professor Chris Dunkel Schetter is the recipient of the Society for Health Psychology Cynthia Belar Award for Outstanding Contributions to Education and Training in Health Psychology.  Since joining the Department of Psychology in 1982, Dr. Dunkel Schetter has championed the students, early-career faculty, and health psychology […]
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Nathan W. Perry, Jr. Award for Career Service to Health Psychology

Robert D. Kerns,  PhD, Yale University I am most pleased to write these introductory remarks about Bob Kerns as he receives the 2016 Nathan W. Perry, Jr. Award for Career Service to Health Psychology. This award will add to the many awards he has received throughout his career — but a special one since it […]
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2016 Graduate Student Research Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Graduate Student Research Awards Michael Bernstein, MA, University of Rhode Island “A Text Message Intervention for Reducing 21st Birthday Alcohol Involvement” Lacey Clement, MA, University of Colorado, Denver “Death Anxiety and Meaning in Life as Predictors of Medical Decision Making in Patients with Heart Failure” Helen Murray, Drexel […]
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