Save the Date

May 1: Health and Behavior International Collaborative Award Deadline

SBM has partnered with several other organizations to offer a special award that allows students and early-career professionals to visit the labs of international mentors to help advance research projects or program development projects. A total of four awards, each worth $3,000, will be given. One of the awards is specially designated for an SBM member. Applications are due May 1.

May 17: Capitol Hill Advocacy Tips Webinar

This webinar will provide strategies for advocating for health policy change on Capitol Hill. Wendy Naus, executive director of the Consortium of Social Science Associations, will present on how to develop and deliver salient talking points to legislative aides. Then, Joanna Buscemi, PhD, Marian Fitzgibbon, PhD, and Sara Knight, PhD, of SBM’s Health Policy Council, will share experiences and talking points from SBM’s recent advocacy visits with U.S. Senate offices. There will be time for questions from participants.

November 14-17, 2018: International Congress of Behavioral Medicine

The 15th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine is taking place November 14-17, 2018, in Santiago, Chile. SBM members are automatically members of the meeting's organizing body, the International Society of Behavioral Medicine.