Award Recipients

Achievement Awards

Congratulations to the following 2016 SBM Achievement Award recipients! Recipients will be recognized during the meeting’s Presidential Keynote and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, March 31 at 5 p.m. in the International Ballroom Center.

Jessie Gruman Award for Health Engagement
Recognizes pivotal and extensive contributions to research, practice, or policies that have advanced the understanding of patient engagement
Kate Lorig, DrPH

Distinguished Research Mentor Award
Recognizes a mentor who successfully navigates a research career while helping direct the future of behavioral medicine by fostering excellence in mentees
Deborah Bowen, PhD

Distinguished Scientist Award
Recognizes total career achievement and scholarly distinction in the field of behavioral medicine
Francis J. Keefe, PhD

Research to Practice Award
Recognizes exemplary work in translating behavioral medicine research into practical application, dissemination, or implementation
Claudio Nigg, PhD

Excellence in Behavioral Medicine Training Program Award
Honors a program that provides exemplary behavioral medicine training
Stanford Prevention Research Center

Early Career Investigator Award
Recognizes career achievement, including a published paper that shows scientific rigor and innovation in the field of behavioral medicine
Brie Turner-McGrievy, PhD, MS, RD
Monica L. Wang, ScD, MS

Outstanding Dissertation Award
Recognizes excellence in student behavioral medicine research
Jennifer L. Moss, PhD

Distinguished Student Excellence in Research Award
Recognizes students who demonstrate excellence in student-conducted behavioral medicine research
Stephanie Kerrigan, MS
Courtney Stevens

Distinguished Student Travel Scholarship
Recognizes students who show outstanding potential to make significant contributions in behavioral medicine via attendance at the SBM Annual Meeting
Stephanie Goldstein
Mindy McEntee, MS
Karl E. Minges, MPH

C. Tracy Orleans Distinguished Service Award
Recognizes the dedicated service of SBM Board members whose terms end this year
Alan M. Delamater, PhD, Publications and Communications Council chair
Lisa M. Klesges, PhD, past-president, Nominating Committee chair
Bonnie Spring, PhD, ABPP, Translational Behavioral Medicine editor
Kathleen Wolin, ScD, Program Committee chair
Amy L. Yaroch, PhD, member delegate
Nicole Zarrett, PhD, Education, Training, and Career Development Council chair
 

Fellows

The following individuals have been awarded the status of fellow within SBM. New fellows will be recognized during the meeting’s Presidential Keynote and Awards Ceremony on Thursday, March 31 at 5 p.m. in the International Ballroom Center.

M. Scott DeBerard, PhD
Hope Landrine, PhD
David X. Marquez, PhD
Susan Michie, DPhil, CPsych, FBPS
Margaret Schneider, PhD
William J. Sieber, PhD
Joshua M. Smyth, PhD
Sara Wilcox, PhD