Outlook: Newsletter of the Society of Behavorial Medicine

Congratulations to the Recipients of SBM's 2017 Achievement Awards

SBM extends a warm congratulations to the following recipients of the society’s 2017 achievement awards. Recipients formally received their awards from Dr. Sallis on March 30, 2017, during SBM’s 38th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions at the San Diego Hilton Bayfront in San Diego, CA.

SBM additionally congratulates new 2017 society fellows, who were also honored by Dr. Sallis during the Annual Meeting and are pictured with him below.

SBM would like to recognize the recipients of 2017 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

Judith K. Ockene, PhD, MEd, MA and Salud America!

Judith K.Ockene, PhD, MEd, MASalud America!

Distinguished Research Mentor Award
Richard A. Winett, PhD

Richard Winett, PhD

Distinguished Scientist Award
Karen M. Emmons, PhD

Judith K.Ockene, PhD, MEd, MA

Research to Practice Award
Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin

Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin, PhD

Excellence in Behavioral Medicine Training Program Award
Yale School of Medicine Behavioral Medicine Internship Placement

Yale University School of Medicine

Early Career Investigator Award

Daniel J. Graham, PhD and Katherine Hoerster, PhD, MPH

Daniel Graham, PhDKatherine Hoerster, PhD, MPH

Outstanding Dissertation Award
Jason T. Fanning, PhD

Jason T. Fanning, PhD

Distinguished Student Award
Excellence in Research Award

Jessica Dietch and Leah Schumacher

Jessica DietchLeah Schumacher

Travel Scholarship Award

Allison Carroll, Kathryn Godfrey, Brenna Renn,
Erin Anderson Goodell, Matea Dallacker, Kristina Decker,
Dorothy McLeod, Jennifer Nicoloro-SantaBarbara, and Ariella R. Tabaac

Allison CarrollKathryn GodfreyBrenna RennErin Anderson GoodellMattea DallackerKristina DeckerDorothy McLeodJennifer Nicoloro-SantaBarbaraAriella R. Tabaac

C. Tracy Orleans Distinguished Service Awards
Ellen Beckjord, PhD, MPH; Marian Fitzgibbon, PhD; Nicole Zarrett, PhD; Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin, PhD; David X. Marquez, PhD; Elliot Coups, PhD; Brent Van Dorsten, PhD

New 2017 Fellows
Shervin Assari, MD, MPH; Monica Baskin, PhD; Shelby Langer, PhD; Michele D. Levine, PhD; Marci Lobel, PhD; Robin Masheb, PhD; Valerie Myers, PhD; Colleen A. Redding, PhD; Lila J. Redding, PhD; Amy B. Wachhotlz, PhD, Mdiv, MS; Amy L. Yaroch, PhD

SBM 2017 New Fellows

Special Interest Group (SIG) Awards

Aging SIG Outstanding Graduate Research Award
Katie Greenawalt

Aging SIG Local Innovator Award
Aging & Independence Services, County of San Diego Health & Human Services Agency

Behavioral Informatics and Technology SIG Trainee Award for Significance to the Field of Digital Health
Erin K. Tagai, PhD

Behavioral Informatics and Technology SIG Trainee Innovation Award
Molly L. Tannenbaum, PhD

Cancer SIG Outstanding Student Abstract Award
Moriah Brier

Cancer SIG Senior Investigator Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Cancer Prevention and Control
Gary R. Morrow, PhD

Child and Family Health SIG Outstanding Research in Child and Family Health Award
Mary Tripp, PhD

Child and Family Health SIG Student Award for Outstanding Research in Child and Family Health
Kimberly L. Savin

Child and Family Health SIG Lifetime Achievement Award
Alan M. Delamater, PhD

Complementary and Integrative Medicine SIG Outstanding Student/Trainee Research Award in Complementary and Integrative Medicine
Moé Kishida

Complementary and Integrative Medicine SIG Outstanding Scientific Contribution Award
James Carmody, PhD

Complementary and Integrative Medicine SIG Early Career Award
Claire Spears, PhD

Diabetes SIG Early Career Travel Award
Molly L. Tanenbaum, PhD

Ethnic Minority and Multicultural Health SIG Early Career Award for Outstanding Oral Abstract Submission
Aisha Langford, PhD

Ethnic Minority and Multicultural Health SIG Trainee Award for Outstanding Oral Abstract Submission
Allyson Diggins

Ethnic Minority and Multicultural Health SIG Mentoring Award for Dedication to Training and Mentoring of the Next Generation of Health Equity and Disparities Research Scientists
Clement Gwede, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN

Ethnic Minority and Multicultural Health SIG Trainee Award for Outstanding Abstract Submission
Isabela Gouveia Marques

Service Award in Recognition of Your Leadership, Dedication and Continuous Support of the Ethnic Minority and Multicultural Health SIG
Jamilia R. Sly, PhD

Evidence-Based Behavioral Medicine SIG Trainee Award for Best Poster Abstract
Marlena Ryba, PhD

Evidence-Based Behavioral Medicine SIG Outgoing SIG Chair
Joanna Buscemi, PhD

Health Decision Making SIG Outstanding Trainee Abstract in Health Decision Making
Devon Price

Integrated Primary Care SIG Student/Postdoc Travel Award
Laura J. Buchholz and Jaime M. Hughes, PhD, MPH, MSW

Military and Veterans Health SIG Patricia H. Rosenberger Outstanding Student Abstract in Military and Veterans Health
Erin Anderson Goodell and Cara Blevins

Multiple Health Behavior Change SIG Outstanding Student/Trainee Abstract in Multiple Health Behavior Change Award
Rachel H. Salk, PhD and Ellen M. Kinner

Obesity and Eating Disorders SIG Excellence in Postdoctoral Research Award
Nanette Lopez, PhD

Obesity and Eating Disorders SIG Excellence in Graduate Research Award
Cara Dochat

Optimization of Behavioral and Biobehavioral Interventions SIG Research Award
Siobhan M. Phillips, PhD

Optimization of Behavioral and Biobehavioral Interventions SIG Excellence in Behavioral Intervention Optimization Research Student Award
Sara A. Hoffman 

Physical Activity SIG Student Research Award
Courtney J. Stevens

Physical Activity SIG Local Innovator Award
Challenged Athletes Foundation

Sleep SIG Trainee Abstract Award
Dhwani J. Kothari

1st Place Student SIG Abstract Award
Christopher M. Warren

2nd Place Student SIG Abstract Award
Molly L. Tanenbaum, PhD

3rd Place Student SIG Abstract Award
Laura Aylward

Theories and Techniques of Behavior Change Interventions SIG Student Abstract Award
Reyna Puentes

Violence and Trauma SIG Early Career Award
Charlene A. Niemi, PhD, RN

Violence and Trauma SIG Innovative Research Award
Katherine D. Hoerster, PhD

Violence and Trauma SIG Mid-Career Investigator Award
Julie B. Schnur, PhD

Women's Health SIG Research Award
Michele Levine, PhD