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Congratulate Your Graduate

With the arrival of 2016, the Society for Health Psychology (SfHP) is pleased to announce the launch of a new membership initiative: “Congratulate your Graduate.” We believe newly-trained health psychologists should consider our Society as one of their primary professional communities. In support of this goal, our Membership Committee (Belinda Borrelli, Chair and Ashley Clawson, ECP Associate Chair) has helped to develop an initiative that … Continue reading Congratulate Your Graduate

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Division 38 Election Results

The Nominations & Elections Committee, under the leadership of Dr. Jerry Suls, is pleased to announce the results of the 2015 Division 38 elections: President-Elect: Dawn K. Wilson, PhD Member-at-Large: Daniel Bruns, PsyD, ABPP APA Council Representative: Ronald H. Rozensky, PhD, ABPP Thanks to all the candidates for their willingness to serve the Division, and thank you for voting! Continue reading Division 38 Election Results

Division 38 Honors Members for Outstanding Research, Practice, Education and Service

Each year, Division 38 gives awards for outstanding scientific contributions to the field. One goes to a “senior” member (i.e., someone who received her/his terminal degree more than ten 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 2015, the D38 Awards Committee recognizes Dr. Peter Salovey of Yale University as … Continue reading Division 38 Honors Members for Outstanding Research, Practice, Education and Service


APA Convention Program Preview

Greetings, once again, from the Division 38 Program Committee! It’s hard to believe that August 2015 is just around the corner. We hope you have secured your passports, and are working to reserve a room in Toronto to take advantage of the discounted rates. You definitely don’t want to miss this year’s line-up! We are extremely excited about our Division 38 program, which will feature … Continue reading APA Convention Program Preview

Notice of Bylaws Revision Vote

At the annual Division 38 Membership Meeting, scheduled for Saturday, August 8, 2015, Full and Fellow members present will be asked to vote on modification of the Division 38 Bylaws to reflect a change in the name of the organization to Society for Health Psychology. All available members are urged to attend (3:00-3:50 pm, Toronto Convention Center Room 103A, immediately following the Presidential Address). If … Continue reading Notice of Bylaws Revision Vote

New Editor-in-Chief of Health Psychology Appointed

Kenneth E. Freedland, Ph.D., Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has been selected to be the next Editor-in-Chief of Health Psychology, beginning with Volume 36 (2017). Dr. Freedland’s research focuses primarily on the role and treatment of depression, stress, and anxiety in patients with heart disease. He has also been involved in clinical research on patients with … Continue reading New Editor-in-Chief of Health Psychology Appointed

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Division 38 Local Networking Events: Coming to a City Near You

Zeeshan Butt, PhD Interested in meeting other health psychologists in your area? Over the past few years, Division 38 has been supporting networking/happy hour events in metropolitan areas across the United States. Initially, these started out as ways to connect early career health psychologists; however, they quickly expanded to include anyone interested in health psychology.               So far, these … Continue reading Division 38 Local Networking Events: Coming to a City Near You

APA Convention Program Update

123rd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association August 6-9, 2015 Toronto, Ontario Teresa E. Fecteau, Ph.D. Greetings from the Division 38 Program Committee! First, let me take a moment to extend a sincere thank you to the many Division 38 members and new recruits who volunteered their time reviewing abstract submissions! The process of planning the program for the meeting would not be possible … Continue reading APA Convention Program Update

Council Representative Candidate Statements

Ronald H. Rozensky, PhD, ABPP As a Fellow of Division 38, I would be honored to serve as your Representative on APA Council. I co-chaired the APA Presidential Initiative that resulted in adding “health” to the APA Bylaws, long overdue recognition of the important scientific, clinical, and educational contributions of Division 38 members. I was appointed to a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services … Continue reading Council Representative Candidate Statements

Member-at-Large Candidate Statements

Daniel Bruns, PsyD Healthcare in the United States is undergoing major changes. The endpoint of this reform process is not certain, nor is psychology’s ultimate role in healthcare delivery. As a health psychologist, I am convinced that the expertise of our profession will play a critically important role in developing the healthcare delivery systems of the future. While I have served on the graduate faculty … Continue reading Member-at-Large Candidate Statements

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President-Elect Candidate Statements

Dawn K. Wilson, PhD It is an honor to be a nominee for President-Elect of Division 38. Since becoming a member nearly 30 years ago, the division’s unique integration of training, research, and practice has been central in shaping my career as a health psychologist. During this time, I have also been fortunate to serve the division as a board member (member-at-large), chair of publications–book … Continue reading President-Elect Candidate Statements