Cynthia Belar Award for Outstanding Contributions to Education and Training in Health Psychology

It is my pleasure to recognize Dr. Kevin T. Larkin by presenting the 2015 Cynthia Belar Award for Outstanding Contributions to Education and Training in Health Psychology. Kevin received his Ph.D. from the University of Pittsburgh in 1986. That year he joined the faculty at West Virginia University (WVU), where he served 13 years as director of clinical training. Since 2013, he has served as … Continue reading Cynthia Belar Award for Outstanding Contributions to Education and Training in Health Psychology

Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology by a Senior Professional

Professor Peter Salovey is a particularly deserving recipient of the 2015 award for Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology by a Senior Professional from the Society for Health Psychology. In fact, the organization has been delinquent in not bestowing this award on him previously, in light of his myriad contributions to Health Psychology. Fortunately, this oversight is remedied today. It’s actually easy to see why he … Continue reading Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology by a Senior Professional

Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Health Psychology

I am very pleased to present the 2015 award for Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Health Psychology to Dr. Mark Vogel. Dr. Vogel is Associate Professor of Family Medicine and an Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine. A fellow of the Michigan Psychological Association, Dr. Vogel is widely respected for his early, sustained and effective leadership supporting clinical health … Continue reading Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Health Psychology

Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology by an Early Career Professional

This year’s recipient of the Division 38 Award for Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology by an Early Career Professional is Dr. Qian Lu. Dr. Lu is currently an associate professor and the director of Culture and Health Research Center at the department of Psychology, University of Houston.  She completed her medical training from China, and her Ph.D. was conducted in the social psychology and health psychology program … Continue reading Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology by an Early Career Professional

Nathan Perry Career Services Award

This year’s recipient of 2015 Nathan Perry Career Service Award is Dr. John Robinson . This award was conceived to honor those who have made significant contributions to Division 38 and the advancement of health psychology as a field. I have known Dr. Robinson for decades and am most familiar with his knowledge, skills and attitude toward our profession. John is a pioneer and one of … Continue reading Nathan Perry Career Services Award