Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology by an Early Career Professional

Janet Tomiyama, PhD, University of California, Los Angeles Dr. A. Janet Tomiyama is the 2016 recipient of the Society for Health Psychology’s Award for Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology by an Early-Career Professional. An Assistant Professor in the Health Psychology Area of the Department of Psychology at UCLA, Dr. Tomiyama is a rising star in the science of health psychology. Beginning with an influential paper … Continue reading Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology by an Early Career Professional

From the Editor’s Desk

Adrienne A. Williams, PhD As editor of this newsletter for the past three years, Annie Bradford set out “to make The Health Psychologist alive and relevant to members of Division 38 and, perhaps, to potential future members as well.” She certainly achieved her goal. From introducing the recurring Mentoring Spotlight feature, to taking the entire newsletter online where articles can be shared through email and … Continue reading From the Editor’s Desk

Early Career Professionals Corner: Support, Collaboration, and Impact: The Early Career Professionals Council Looks Forward

Elizabeth K. Seng, PhD Yeshiva University, Albert Einstein College of Medicine Early Career Professionals (ECPs) have been hard at work making significant contributions to the Society for Health Psychology. ECPs are providing valuable contributions on every committee and taskforce within the Society for Health Psychology, representation which is vital to the ongoing health of the organization. ECPs provide a perspective from members in the thick … Continue reading Early Career Professionals Corner: Support, Collaboration, and Impact: The Early Career Professionals Council Looks Forward

From the Student Council Representatives

Jennifer Warnick, Chair KayLoni Olson, Chair-Elect Lisa Auster-Gussman, Past Chair The  Student Council is already off to a great start this year! At the 2016 APA Convention in Denver, Colorado, we co-sponsored a workshop with Division 22 (Rehabilitation Psychology), Division 40 (Clinical Neuropsychology), Division 17 (Counseling Psychology), and Division 54 (Pediatric Psychology) to help prepare students for specialty-track predoctoral internships. We also sponsored a training … Continue reading From the Student Council Representatives

In Memory: Across The Decades with Alex Zautra, PhD

Authors (in order): John Reich PhD, Emeritus Professor of Psychology, Arizona State University Laurence A. Bradley PhD, Professor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham Mary C. Davis PhD, Professor of Psychology, Arizona State University John Reich: In the late 1970s, I sent a copy of the now-classic Brickman and Campbell paper, Hedonic Relativism and Planning the Good Society, down the hall to ASU’s newly-hired … Continue reading In Memory: Across The Decades with Alex Zautra, PhD