Outlook: Newsletter of the Society of Behavorial Medicine
Spring/Summer 2014
36th Annual Meeting, April 22-25, 2014, San Antonio, TX

Award Winners Award Winners
Congratulations to the following 2014 Society of Behavioral Medicine Achievement Award Winners!
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2014 Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions Recap

As at least 1,707 of you know (the second highest attendance ever), this yearís Annual Meeting in Philadelphia was a great success! Philadelphia provided a wonderful setting for the meeting, the theme of which was, Behavior Matters: The Impact and Reach of Behavioral Medicine. A host of featured sessions illustrated the many ways that behavioral medicine impacts health and healthcare across diverse settings and populations.
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Physical Activity SIG Update
Physical Activity SIG Update
The Physical Activity Special Interest Groupís (PA SIG) mission is to keep SBM members abreast of the latest developments and initiatives related to the physical activity field, provide opportunities for networking, and to serve as a forum advocating for the promotion of physical activity through various scientific activities.
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Diabetes SIG Update

The Society of Behavioral Medicine integrates research, patient care and policy efforts to improve health through behavioral science. As part of its mission, SBM periodically releases position and policy statements. These policy statements can be cited in grants and presentations and provide concrete targets for guidelines and insurance plans. The Diabetes SIG would like to take this opportunity to update the general membership regarding recent position and policy statements specific to diabetes. Read more »

Evidence-Based Behavioral Medicine SIG Update
SIG EBBM Award Winner
The Evidence-Based Behavioral Medicine Special Interest Group (EBBM SIG) is excited to report on our activities at the 35th Annual Meeting of the Society of Behavioral Medicine and plans for the upcoming year. Read more »

The Military and Veteransí Health SIG Focus on Integration

The 2014 SBM Annual Meeting was an exciting one for the Military and Veterans' Health Special Interest Group (MVH SIG). The MVH SIGís primary goal is to promote behavioral health within the unique systems of the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). At the Philadelphia meeting, the SIG sponsored several noteworthy programming events of interest to the Societyís general members. Read more »

SBM Womenís Health SIG
SIG Women's Health
Meet your new Women's Health SIG co-chairs! Are you interested in being a part of a small, yet dynamic group of women's health researchers? In the Women's Health SIG, the intimate nature of our membership allows each participant to foster professional relationships, gather new ideas, and collaborate on articles and grant applications. Read more »

Newest Articles from Annals of Behavioral Medicine and Translational Behavioral Medicine

SBM's two journals, Annals of Behavioral Medicine and Translational Behavioral Medicine: Practice, Policy, Research (TBM), continuously publish articles online, many of which become available before issues are printed. Read more »

Honors & Awards

This article showcases some of SBM members' recent honors and awards. If you would like to have your honor or award featured in the next issue, please forward the details of your achievement to William J. Sieber, PhD, Outlook Editor. Congratulations to all of the following members.  Read more »

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Society of Behavioral Medicine
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Milwaukee, WI 53202-3823
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Lisa M. Klesges, PhD

Marian L. Fitzgibbon, PhD

Dawn K. Wilson, PhD

Michael A. Diefenbach, PhD

Elliot J. Coups, PhD
Member Delegate

Sherry L. Pagoto, PhD
Member Delegate

Amy L. Yaroch, PhD
Member Delegate

Council Chairs
Nicole Zarrett, PhD
Education, Training & Career Development Chair

Paul A. Estabrooks, PhD
Health Policy Chair

Monica L. Baskin, PhD
Membership Chair

Alan M. Delamater, PhD
Publications & Communications Chair

Sherri Sheinfeld Gorin, PhD
Scientific & Professional Liaison Chair

Claudio R. Nigg, PhD
Special Interest Groups Chair

Committee Chairs
Laura L. Hayman, RN, PhD, FAAN
Awards Chair

Sherry L. Pagoto, PhD
Civic and Public Engagement Chair

Brent Van Dorsten, PhD
Development Chair

Ken Resnicow, PhD
Evidence-Based Behavioral Medicine Chair

Michael A. Diefenbach, PhD
Finance Chair

Marian L. Fitzgibbon, PhD
Health Policy Chair

Dawn K. Wilson, PhD
Nominating Chair

Lila J. Rutten, PhD
Program Chair

Kathleen Wolin, ScD
Program Co-Chair

Christopher R. France, PhD
Annals Editor

Bonnie Spring, PhD, ABPP
Translational Behavioral Medicine Editor

William J. Sieber, PhD
Outlook Editor

Rajani S. Sadasivam, PhD
Website Editor

Please send Outlook correspondence to:

William J. Sieber, PhD
Editor, SBM Outlook
E-mail: bsieber@ucsd.edu

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