Category Archives: Society News

Convention Preview

Shawna Ehlers, PhD, ABPP 2016 SfHP Program Chair Join us for the 38th anniversary of Division 38, the Society for Health Psychology, at the APA Convention in Denver, August 4-7, 2016! We are celebrating our contributions to improving health over the past 38 years, and the trajectory we have set for continued contributions along the […]
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2016 Convention Schedule

Click here (PDF, 211 KB) or the Society for Health Psychology program for the 2016 APA Convention in Denver, CO, August 4-7, 2016.    

SfHP 38 Honors Members for Outstanding Research, Practice, Teaching, and Service

Each year, the Society for Health Psychology gives awards for outstanding scientific contributions to the field. One goes to a “senior” member (i.e., someone who received her/his terminal degree >10 years ago); the other goes to an “early career” member (i.e., someone who received her/his terminal degree within the past ten years). For 2016, the […]
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John Robinson, EdD, ABPP wins Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Register

This  year the National Register of Health Service Psychologists has awarded its highest honor, the Alfred M. Wellner Lifetime Achievement Award, to John Robinson, EdD, ABPP in recognition of his many contributions to psychology over the span of his career. Dr. Robinson, a Fellow of the Society for Health Psychology, is a previous recipient of […]
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Local Networking Events Bring Health Psychologists Together

Following the recent success of local networking and social events for health psychologists in cities such as Chicago and Denver, this spring saw the return of two successful SfHP-sponsored local networking events in Chicago and Tampa Bay, as well as networking events in two new cities – Austin and Minneapolis! Lloyd Berg reported that the […]
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Candidate Statements: President-Elect

William B. Gunn Jr., PhD Assistant Professor, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth I am honored and excited to be nominated for President-Elect of Division 38-Society for Health Psychology. The Society, as a leader in health care reform, is uniquely positioned to influence how psychologists contribute to better health care outcomes for patients and families. […]
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Candidate Statements: Member-at-Large

Teresa E. Fecteau, PhD Health Psychologist, Durham VA Medical Center Assistant Professor, Duke University Medical Center I have long been interested in actively serving the Society for Health Psychology (SfHP), an organization that has afforded me opportunities for collaboration, continuing education, and professional development. Recently serving as Program Chair for Division programming for the 2015 […]
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Jack Carr Recognized for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Institutional Practice

We have recently been informed by the APA Board of Professional Affairs that John “Jack” Carr, PhD, ABPP has been awarded the 2016 APA Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Institutional Practice. This is a highly selective award recognizing outstanding practitioners in psychology. Dr. Carr is especially recognized for his long-standing contributions of psychology within […]
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2016 Distinguished International Affiliates

In 2012, The Society for Health Psychology created a new category of achievement, Distinguished International Affiliate, to recognize the “Fellows-level” accomplishments of health psychologists around the world. This year, the Fellows Committee, chaired by Dr. Bert Uchino, is delighted to recognize the following international colleagues for their outstanding contributions: Denise de Ridder, PhD Department of Social Health […]
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Pain Psychology Interest Group Proposal

Ravi Prasad, PhD The field of pain management has received increasing levels of attention in recent years. Psychology plays a significant role in the onset, maintenance, and exacerbation of pain conditions, and the prevalence of and demand for psychologists working in this arena has subsequently grown. Many psychologists are actively engaged in pain-related activities through […]
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