2018 Nathan W. Perry Jr. Award for Career Service to Health Psychology – Christie Dunkel Schetter, PhD

Dr. Dunkel Schetter  has a long history of senior leadership in academia and professional organizations. Dunkel Schetter is Professor of Psychology and former Chair and current CoChair of the Health Psychology Program at UCLA. She led the efforts to transition the UCLA Health Psychology Program from a graduate minor to a department PhD major. Since 1995, Dunkel Schetter has also directed the NIMH-funded training program … Continue reading 2018 Nathan W. Perry Jr. Award for Career Service to Health Psychology – Christie Dunkel Schetter, PhD

Peer-Recommended Resources: Movies and Documentaries

This month, we asked members to submit suggestions and recommendations for chronic illness related movies/documentaries and television shows, for caretakers, patients, students, and professionals. Thank you to all the members who submitted resources. Click the links below, or search for the titles in web browsers. If you would like to share additional resources on this topic, please add them in the comment section below so … Continue reading Peer-Recommended Resources: Movies and Documentaries

Early Career Professionals Corner: Managing Change in Early Career

By Kristen J. Alston, Ph.D. From undergrad, to nervously awaiting grad school acceptance letters, to managing the gut-wrenching anxiety of match day and relocating to a new city to start internship, to gathering your things and traveling across country for postdoc, to finally settling into your first job…change and uncertainty have become a constant in our lives. However, regardless of how often we are faced … Continue reading Early Career Professionals Corner: Managing Change in Early Career