Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology by a Senior Professional

Timothy W. Smith, PhD , University of Utah Professor Timothy Smith is a very deserving recipient of the 2016 Outstanding Contributions Award to Health Psychology by a senior scientist from the Society for Health Psychology. He has a remarkable record of research, service, and teaching befitting of this award and the distinguished list of prior recipients.  This award highlights the amazing consistency of Tim’s scholarship having … Continue reading Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology by a Senior Professional

Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Health Psychology

Lloyd Berg,  PhD, ABPP, The University of Texas at Austin Dell Medical School Psychiatry Residency Program at the Seton Healthcare Family It is an honor to announce that the 2016 recipient of the Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Health Psychology Award is Dr. Lloyd Berg. This award recognizes outstanding commitment to clinical health psychology by a full-time provider of clinical services. Over the past 20 years, … Continue reading Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Health Psychology

Cynthia D. Belar Award for Outstanding Contributions to Education & Training in Health Psychology

Christine Dunkel Schetter, PhD , University of California, Los Angeles Professor Chris Dunkel Schetter is the recipient of the Society for Health Psychology Cynthia Belar Award for Outstanding Contributions to Education and Training in Health Psychology.  Since joining the Department of Psychology in 1982, Dr. Dunkel Schetter has championed the students, early-career faculty, and health psychology within and outside UCLA. Having served as director of the … Continue reading Cynthia D. Belar Award for Outstanding Contributions to Education & Training in Health Psychology

Nathan W. Perry, Jr. Award for Career Service to Health Psychology

Robert D. Kerns,  PhD, Yale University I am most pleased to write these introductory remarks about Bob Kerns as he receives the 2016 Nathan W. Perry, Jr. Award for Career Service to Health Psychology. This award will add to the many awards he has received throughout his career — but a special one since it is a “career capper,” and because it is in honor … Continue reading Nathan W. Perry, Jr. Award for Career Service to Health Psychology

Travel Awards for Outstanding SfHP Poster Presentations

Congratulations to the winners of the 2016 Travel Awards for Outstanding SfHP Poster Presentations Shuchang Kang, of the University of Florida, for “A Culturally Sensitive Church-Based Health Promotion Intervention for African Americans” Melissa A. Kwitowski, of Virginia Commonwealth University, for “Stakeholders’ Perspectives on School Food Policies in a Title-I Elementary School” Anna G. Larson, of the University of Wisconsin, Madison, for “Mindfulness Facilitates Psychological and … Continue reading Travel Awards for Outstanding SfHP Poster Presentations