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 translational pathway, from basic science to intervention development and trials, … Continue reading Convention Preview

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 Awards Committee recognizes Dr. Tim Smith of the University of … Continue reading SfHP 38 Honors Members for Outstanding Research, Practice, Teaching, and Service

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 SfHP’s Nathan Perry Career Service Award in addition to numerous … Continue reading John Robinson, EdD, ABPP wins Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Register

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 Austin event was a great success, attracting over 40 psychologists … Continue reading Local Networking Events Bring Health Psychologists Together

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 “I didn’t know you paired me up with Division 38 … Continue reading Mentoring Spotlight

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 on a daily basis. If it is not through reading … Continue reading Early Career Professionals Corner: Self-Care Needs for ECPs

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 the Date: Workshop to Prepare for Specialty-Track Predoctoral Internships The … Continue reading From the Student Council Representatives