Category Archives: Society News

Call for Society for Health Psychology Award Nominations

Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology. The Society for Health Psychology (APA Division 38) gives four awards each year for outstanding contributions to the field. One goes to a “senior” researcher member (i.e., someone who received her or his terminal degree > 10 years ago); one goes to an “early career” researcher member (i.e., someone who earned […]
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Call for Applications: Health and Behavior International Collaborative Award

Announcing a call for applications for the 2016 Health and Behavior International Collaborative Award! This award is jointly sponsored by the Society for Health Psychology of the American Psychological Association and the International Society of Behavioral Medicine (ISBM). The purpose of the award is to facilitate a minimum of one week visit to an international laboratory or research group under […]
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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, […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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. […]
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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 […]
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