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Fall 2014 Issue of Outlook Newsletter Published

October 22, 2014
The fall 2014 issue of SBM's Outlook newsletter has been published. Outlook is the official newsletter of SBM, published three times a year. Each issue of Outlook provides updates about SBM activities, policies, and other issues affecting the behavioral medicine community. This issue, for instance, features an interview with new Annals of Behavioral Medicine Editor Kevin S. Masters, PhD, and highlights a new transitional member type. [Read more >>]

SBM Releases New Position Statement: Early Care and Education Policies Can Impact Obesity Prevention among Preschool Aged Children

October 8, 2014
SBM has released a new position statement saying early care and education (ECE) policies can impact obesity prevention among preschool aged children. The statement recommends that policymakers require that ECE settings meet specific nutrition standards, allow enough physical activity, and limit sedentary screen time. [Read more >>]

Urge Your Federal Legislators to Increase the NIH Budget

September 16, 2014
Thursday, September 18 is Rally for Medical Research Hill Day, an event that calls on the nation's policymakers to support behavioral, social science, and medical research and to increase funding for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The event includes visits to Congressional offices in Washington, DC, but people can participate from anywhere by emailing, calling, or tweeting at their legislators. The Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) and its Cancer Special Interest Group are proud partners of the event and encourage you to join in! [Read more >>]

Spring/Summer 2014 Issue of Outlook Published

July 15, 2014
The Spring/Summer 2014 issue of SBM's Outlook Newsletter has been published. Outlook is the official newsletter of SBM, published three times a year. Each issue of Outlook provides updates about SBM activities, policies and other issues affecting the behavioral medicine community. [Read more >>]

SBM Releases New Position Statement: School-Based Physical Activity Improves Academic Achievement

June 4, 2014
SBM has released a new position statement saying school-based physical activity improves academic achievement. [Read more >>]

2014 Video Contest Winner Announced!

April 21, 2014
Based on its success last year, SBM is bringing back a special opportunity to poster presenters – a VIDEO CONTEST! [Read more >>]

Watch the #SBMTechTalk About SBM's Digital Future

April 14, 2014
SBM held its second #SBMTechTalk on April 18. Watch the recorded conversation! [Read more >>]

Winter 2014 Issue of Outlook Published

March 12, 2014
The Winter 2014 issue of SBM's Outlook Newsletter has been published. [Read more >>]

SBM Member Karina Davidson Appointed to the USPSTF

February 5, 2014
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (Task Force) announced the addition of five experts in prevention and primary care to serve as members of the panel: Karina W. Davidson, PhD; Matthew W. Gillman, MD, SM; Alex R. Kemper, MD, MPH, MS; Ann E. Kurth, PhD, RN, MSN, MPH; and Maureen G. Phipps, MD, MPH. [Read more >>]

Fall 2013 Issue of Outlook Published

November 7, 2013
Outlook is the official newsletter of SBM, published three times a year. Each issue of Outlook provides updates about SBM activities, policies and other issues affecting the behavioral medicine community. [Read more >>]

SBM's Policy Roadmap Updated

October 25, 2013
Maybe you’ve heard them, the none-too-subtle threats to social and behavioral science. Congressional representatives and even a few scientists are making them. The question is: What is SBM doing to stem these attacks. The answer? A lot! [Read more >>]

Anticipating Your Healthcare Future Webinar Now Posted on SBM Website

September 20, 2013
The SBM Board of Directors invites you to join Eric Meade, with the Institute for Alternative Futures, as he presents pictures of the healthcare landscape as it might look in the year 2032. The SBM Board is launching a strategic planning process that will help lead the society and its members toward a promising and exciting future. The webinar is the first step in the process, and President Dawn K. Wilson, PhD, encourages you to take part! By envisioning future scenarios and the stories they tell, researchers and other healthcare leaders can, as Robert Wood Johnson Foundation President Risa Lavizzo-Mourey wrote, “reset society’s trajectory toward a shared future of better healing, hope and good health for all Americans.” [Read more >>]

Spring/Summer 2013 Issue of Outlook Newsletter Published

August 6, 2013
The Spring/Summer 2013 issue of SBM's Outlook Newsletter has been published. [Read more >>]
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