Outlook: Newsletter of the Society of Behavorial Medicine
Spring/Summer 2016

Congratulations to the Recipients of SBM’s 2016 Achievement Awards

The Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) extends a warm congratulations to the following recipients of the society’s 2016 achievement awards. Recipients are pictured below with SBM 2015-16 President Marian L. Fitzgibbon, PhD. Recipients formally received their awards from Dr. Fitzgibbon on March 31, 2016, during SBM’s 37th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions at the Washington Hilton in Washington, DC.

SBM additionally congratulates new 2016 society fellows, who were also honored by Dr. Fitzgibbon during the Annual Meeting and are pictured with her below.

SBM would like to recognize the recipients of 2016 Special Interest Group (SIG) Awards as well. Recipients were honored during individual SIG meetings at the Annual Meeting, and their names are listed below.

Jessie Gruman Award for Health Engagement
Kate Lorig, DrPH

Kate Lorig, DrPH

Distinguished Research Mentor Award
Deborah Bowen, PhD

Deborah Bowen, PhD

Distinguished Scientist Award
Francis J. Keefe, PhD

Francis J. Keefe, PhD

Research to Practice Award
Claudio Nigg, PhD

Claudio Nigg, PhD

Excellence in Behavioral Medicine Training Program Award
Stanford Prevention Research Center (Abby C. King, PhD, accepted the award on behalf of the center)

Abby C. King, PhD

Early Career Investigator Award
Monica L. Wang, ScD, MS; and Brie Turner-McGrievy, PhD, MS, RD

Monica L. Wang, ScD, MS; and Brie Turner-McGrievy, PhD, MS, RD

Outstanding Dissertation Award
Jennifer L. Moss, PhD

Jennifer L. Moss, PhD

Distinguished Student Award
Travel Scholarship
Karl E. Minges, MPH; Stephanie Goldstein; Mindy McEntee, MS
Excellence in Research
Courtney Stevens; Stephanie Kerrigan, MS

C. Tracy Orleans Distinguished Service Award
Kathleen Wolin, ScD; Amy L. Yaroch, PhD; Lisa M. Klesges, PhD; Alan M. Delamater, PhD; Sherry L. Pagoto, PhD; and Bonnie Spring, PhD, ABPP
(Not pictured: Nicole Zarrett, PhD)

New 2016 Fellows
Sara Wilcox, PhD; David X. Marquez, PhD; William J. Sieber, PhD; Joshua M. Smyth, PhD; Susan Michie,
DPhil, CPsych, FBPS; Margaret Schneider, PhD; and M. Scott DeBerard, PhD
(Not pictured: Hope Landrine, PhD)

 

Special Interest Group (SIG) Awards

Aging SIG Outstanding Graduate Research Award
Gwenndolyn C. Porter

Cancer SIG Outstanding Student Abstract Award
Julie Cessna

Cancer SIG Senior Investigator Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field
Michael A. Andrykowski, PhD

Child and Family Health SIG Award for Outstanding Achievements in the Field of Child and Family Health
Tonya M. Palermo, PhD

Child and Family Health SIG Professional Award for Outstanding Research in Child and Family Health
Robert L. Newton Jr., PhD

Child and Family Health SIG Student Award for Outstanding Research in Child and Family Health
April B. Bowling, MA

Diabetes SIG Early Career Travel Award
Angela Fidler Pfammatter, PhD

Ethnic Minority and Multicultural Health SIG Early Career Investigator Award
Meghan L. Butryn, PhD; and Sara C. Folta, PhD

Ethnic Minority and Multicultural Health SIG Student Award
Christian J. Cerrada, BS; Alice Guan, BA, BS; and Scherezade K. Mama, DrPH

Ethnic Minority and Multicultural Health SIG Mentor Award
Frank Penedo, PhD

Ethnic Minority and Multicultural Health SIG Service Award
Jack E. Burkhalter, PhD; Clement K. Gwede, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN; Thomas V. Merluzzi, PhD; Eleshia Morrison, PhD; Francisco L. Sotelo, MS; and Hayley S. Thompson, PhD

Evidence-Based Behavioral Medicine SIG Outstanding Student/Trainee Award in Evidence-Based Behavioral Medicine
Kelly M. Shaffer

Health Decision Making SIG Award for Outstanding Trainee Abstract in Health Decision Making
Caitlin Biddle

Integrated Primary Care SIG Student/Postdoctoral Research Travel Award
Jennifer M. Wray, PhD

Military and Veterans’ Health SIG Patricia H. Rosenberger Award for Outstanding Student/Fellow Abstract
Erin M. Anderson Goodell, SM; and Mona AuYoung, PhD, MS, MPH

Multiple Health Behavior Change SIG Outstanding Student/Trainee Award in Multiple Health Behavior Change
Christopher M. Warren

Optimization of Behavioral Interventions SIG Outstanding Optimization of Behavioral and Biobehavioral Interventions Research Award
Sayali Phatak, MS

Obesity and Eating Disorders SIG Excellence in Research Award (student)
Jennifer L. Matthews, MS

Obesity and Eating Disorders SIG Excellence in Research Award (postdoc)
Emily C. Martin, PhD

Pain SIG Graduate Student Abstract Award for Outstanding Research in Pain or Palliative Care
Amy E. Kupper, MS; Heather Padilla, MS, RDN, LD; Danielle B. Tometich, BS

Physical Activity SIG Student Research Award
Andrew Hua, BS; and Leah M. Schumacher, MS

Physical Activity SIG Local Innovator Award
Beacon House

Spirituality and Health SIG Distinguished Investigator in Spirituality and Health Award
Crystal L. Park, PhD

Spirituality and Health SIG New Investigator Award
Kelly M. Trevino, PhD

Student SIG Student Abstract Award
Casey K. Gardiner; Luke D. Mitzel, MS; and Heather Padilla, MS, RDN, LD

Technology SIG Student Award for Innovation
Stephanie Goldstein

Technology SIG Student Award for Significance to the Field of Digital Health
Brooke T. Nezami, MA

Women’s Health SIG Best Poster Award
Michele D. Levine, PhD