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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 translational pathway, from basic science to intervention development and trials, … Continue reading Convention Preview

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 Awards Committee recognizes Dr. Tim Smith of the University of … Continue reading SfHP 38 Honors Members for Outstanding Research, Practice, Teaching, and Service

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 SfHP’s Nathan Perry Career Service Award in addition to numerous … Continue reading John Robinson, EdD, ABPP wins Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Register

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 Austin event was a great success, attracting over 40 psychologists … Continue reading Local Networking Events Bring Health Psychologists Together

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. The Society promotes cutting-edge health science research and its application … Continue reading Candidate Statements: President-Elect

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 APA Convention was immensely gratifying and solidified my desire to … Continue reading Candidate Statements: Member-at-Large

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 medical centers. He was one of the early proponents and … Continue reading Jack Carr Recognized for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Institutional Practice