Outlook: Newsletter of the Society of Behavorial Medicine

Spring/Summer 2016

Members in the News

The following Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) members and their research were recently featured in news articles or videos. To have your news spot featured in the next issue of Outlook, please email elinc@sbm.org.

Lauren M. Hamel, PhD
Dr. Hamel’s study that assessed the frequency and nature of physicians and patients treatment cost discussions was featured on Clinical Oncology News on May 13.

Michelle L. Segar, PhD, MPH, MS
Dr. Segar was featured in a May 13 Huffington Post article about how to exercise regularly and consistently. The article outlined four steps, based on Dr. Segar’s research, to setting attainable fitness goals. Dr. Segar was also quoted in a January 20 Wall Street Journal article on the fitness metric Personal Activity Intelligence. She urged fitness device makers to focus on behavioral psychology in addition to data collection when developing their products.