Outlook: Newsletter of the Society of Behavorial Medicine

Summer 2017

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 ahahn@sbm.org.

Amanda E. Staiano, PhD
Dr. Staiano appeared on Wisconsin Public Radio to share about her work to help children become more physically active through her use of technology-based interventions.

Robert L. Newton Jr., PhD
Dr. Newton gave interviews on his work with the Pre-Place research study, which is aimed at helping parents encourage their kids to become more physically active on Baton Rouge Channel 9 WAFB and brproud.com.

Jamie M. Jacobs, PhD
Research presented by Dr. Jacobs at the 2017 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting was recently featured in Oncology Nurse Advisor magazine. For the full article, visit Oncology Nurse Advisor magazine here.

James F. Sallis, PhD
Dr Sallis was quoted about his work with children and adolescents and physical activity in The New York Times and US News and World Report and his work on built environment and its impact on health in Politico.  He also gave an interview on the impact of urban design on health on a University of North Carolina radio show, called Your Health.

Michelle Segar, PhD, MPH, MS
Dr. Segar’s recently published work on ways in which ethnically diverse women perceive physical activity as supporting or thwarting their daily happiness and success and the implications for public health messaging was featured in featured in the The Wall Street Journal and Time.

Helen L Coons, PhD, ABPP
Dr. Coons, President and Clinical Director of Health Psychology Solutions was quoted in an article on everydayhealth.com in an article called "Negative Thinking and Feelings in Adults with Type II Diabetes."  She was also quoted on CB WKMG News, Orlando in a story called "Women and Couples Coping with Pregnancy Loss."