Master Lectures

Master Lectures

Distinguished Scientist Award Winner: Ken Freedland, PhD

When: Thursday, March 7, 1:00 p.m. -  2:00 p.m.

Session title: Psychosocial Problems in Patients with Heart Failure

Karen Emmons

 

Heart failure is a common, debilitating condition with a poor prognosis. This lecture will describe the psychosocial problems that many patients experience and that can affect the course of their illness and their quality of life.

 

Science Communication: Writing for the Public

When: Thursday, March 7, 1:00 p.m. -  2:00 p.m.

Presenters: Elaine Chen; Bijal Trivedi; Meredith Drosback, PhD

Morgan Dixon
Vanessa Garrison
Vanessa Garrison

 

This session will feature journalist and science communication experts from the New York Times, The Conversation, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Panelists will provide strategies, advice, and insights for how SBM members can communicate their science to the public through writing.

 

Jessie Gruman Award Winner: Jeff Goodie, PhD, ABPP

When: Friday, March 8, 1:00 p.m. -  2:00 p.m.

Session title: Engaging Populations in Primary Care Settings and Helping Communities Following Tragedies to Improve Health

Karen Emmons

 

In primary care settings and in communities that have experienced a tragedy, it is critical to adapt assessment and intervention approaches to improve health. This presentation will review how primary care integrated behavioral health providers and behavioral health disaster responders work within these unique environments to ensure that individuals can access health care.

 

Open Science and Behavioral Medicine: What, Why, and How Should We Engage?

When: Friday, March 8, 1:00 p.m. -  2:00 p.m.

Presenters: John Wilbanks; Brad Hesse, PhD; Abby King, PhD

Morgan Dixon
Vanessa Garrison
Vanessa Garrison

 

For many, the concept of open science merely involves the sharing of data, but the concept is far broader than data sharing and reuse. The open science concept is linked with a wide range of other concepts and movements going on in science such as open access, open data, open source, open education, and pre-trial registration to citizen science, DIY Health Innovators, community-led participatory research, and community-powered design. These various concepts and movements are all exploring questions about when, where, how, and why scientists engage across disciplines and with the public.

 

Beyond Tokenism: Research Collaborations with Patients From Conception Through Dissemination

When: Saturday, March 9, 8:00 a.m. -  9:15 a.m.

Presenters: Tamika Felder; Cyrena Gawuga, PhD; Dana Lewis

Morgan Dixon
Vanessa Garrison
Vanessa Garrison

 

People living with medical conditions are becoming more active partners in clinical research and can enhance the real world impact of behavioral medicine. The panel will discuss how personal disease journeys can inform clinical research, ways to provide more collaborative research partnerships between researchers and patients, and advice to researchers on how to include patients meaningfully at all stages of research.