Tag Archives: Summer 2016

President’s Column

Alex Rothman, PhD It’s convention time! By the time you read this newsletter, there will be fewer than 38 days until we gather in Denver, CO, to celebrate the 38th year of our organization. I hope you will find time to join us. Thanks to the hard and thoughtful work of our members, led by […]
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Convention Preview

Shawna Ehlers, PhD, ABPP 2016 SfHP Program Chair Join us for the 38th anniversary of Division 38, the Society for Health Psychology, at the APA Convention in Denver, August 4-7, 2016! We are celebrating our contributions to improving health over the past 38 years, and the trajectory we have set for continued contributions along the […]
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2016 Convention Schedule

Click here (PDF, 211 KB) or the Society for Health Psychology program for the 2016 APA Convention in Denver, CO, August 4-7, 2016.    

SfHP 38 Honors Members for Outstanding Research, Practice, Teaching, and Service

Each year, the Society for Health Psychology gives awards for outstanding scientific contributions to the field. One goes to a “senior” member (i.e., someone who received her/his terminal degree >10 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 2016, the […]
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John Robinson, EdD, ABPP wins Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Register

This  year the National Register of Health Service Psychologists has awarded its highest honor, the Alfred M. Wellner Lifetime Achievement Award, to John Robinson, EdD, ABPP in recognition of his many contributions to psychology over the span of his career. Dr. Robinson, a Fellow of the Society for Health Psychology, is a previous recipient of […]
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Local Networking Events Bring Health Psychologists Together

Following the recent success of local networking and social events for health psychologists in cities such as Chicago and Denver, this spring saw the return of two successful SfHP-sponsored local networking events in Chicago and Tampa Bay, as well as networking events in two new cities – Austin and Minneapolis! Lloyd Berg reported that the […]
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Mentoring Spotlight

Editor’s note: The Mentoring Spotlight is a recurring feature that highlights the Society for Health Psychology’s Health Psych Connections program with experiences from mentor-mentee pairs and occasional articles on effective mentoring. The Health Psych Connections program is open to all SfHP members at any career stage post-doctorate; for more information visit http://www.health-psych.org/Connections.cfm. Denise Gretchen-Doorly, PhD […]
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Early Career Professionals Corner: Self-Care Needs for ECPs

Vaneeta Sandhu, PsyD It is quite easy to be overwhelmed with recent events such as the tragedy in Orlando, the current political climate of the United States, and Brexit and its unknown consequences, to name a few. The multiple sources of news, increased access, and immediacy of communication means that we are bombarded with information […]
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From the Student Council Representatives

Lisa Auster-Gussman, Chair Jennifer Warnick, Chair-Elect Megan Grigsby, Past Chair The student council is excited to announce that we have finalized our program for the upcoming 2016 APA convention in Denver! We designed our program to meet student needs and would love to see every student affiliate at both our workshop and networking event. Save […]
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From the Editor’s Desk

Andrea Bradford, PhD I was amused to find out that the Society for Health Psychology and I share a birth year. It’s nice to know that long before I even knew what a health psychologist was, Division 38 was always there – I just had to find my way! With this being my final editor’s […]
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