SCIENCE CORNER: AWARDS, ACCOLADES, AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

NMCS DISTINGUISHED ELDERS AWARDS ANNOUNCED: Recipients will be honored for their pioneering work and years of distinguished service which has laid the path for those of us who walk behind them! We hope that you will join us at the 2013 NMCS in Houston, TX on January 17–18, 2013 to honor and celebrate our 2013 NMCS Distinguished Elders. The Distinguished Elder Award presentation is one of the highlights of the NMCS and has become a much anticipated experience among conference participants, especially graduate trainees and early career professionals seeking wisdom from our Elders.

Guillermo Bernal, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Director of the Institute for Psychological Research at the University of Puerto Rico-UPR, Río Piedras.
Rosie Phillips Bingham, Ph.D., ABPP, Vice-President for Student Affairs at The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee.
Robert T. Carter, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Education in the Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University, New York.
Jean Lau Chin, ED.D., ABPP, Professor at the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies at Adelphi University, Garden City, New York.
Lillian Comas-Diaz, Ph.D., Clinical Psychologist in full-time private practice and Clinical Professor in the George Washington University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Washington, D.C.
William E. Cross, Jr., Ph.D., Professor of Counselor Education, College of Education at the University of Nevada at Las Vegas.
Beverly Greene, Ph.D., ABPP, Professor of Psychology at St. John’s University, Jamaica, New York, and a practicing clinical psychologist.
Kristin A. Hancock, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology at John F. Kennedy University in Pleasant Hill, California.
Diane J. Willis, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Department of Pediatrics, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC), Norman, Oklahoma.

FULBRIGHT : Jean Lau Chin – Fulbright Specialist Candidate with a grant to the Chinese University Hong Kong for 2012 on women and leadership

FINANCE COMMITTEE AWARDS: Bertha Holiday and Felicisima Serafica, Division 45 Co-Historians, for enhancing Division 45’s were awarded $400.00 from the finance committee for the collection of historical and archival materials, including archiving the division’s elder leaders and members, developing a videotape library of the recollections of elders and securing and digitalizing the divisions’ key historical documents.

STUDENT AWARDS APPROVED FOR DIVISION 45 CONFERENCE : The finance committee approved a $1,600.00 request from Azenette A. Garza-Caballero, Psi Alpha Omega (PAO) Director, for the development of undergraduate and graduate student awards for best paper/poster presentation at the Second Biennial APA Division 45 Conference to be held on May 24-26, 2012 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

HIV/AIDS RESEARCH GRANT: Priscilla Dass-Brailsford was recently awarded a District of Columbia Center for AIDS Research grant for a pilot study entitled: Traumatic Experiences of Women living with HIV. The objective of this pilot study is to identify types and degree of trauma exposure among HIV+ women in urban Washington DC and to explore their differential relationship to HIV health behaviors and health care utilization.

GRANTS AVAILABLE: June DEADLINES
NIMHD Basic and Applied Biomedical Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01) http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MD-12-004.html
NIMHD Social, Behavioral, Health Services, and Policy Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01) http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MD-12-004.html

NEW BOOKS
New Book From the Springer Series: International and Cultural Psychology (Anthony Marsella, Ph.D., Series Editor).

Dharm P.S. Bhawuk – Spirituality and Indian Psychology – Lessons from the Bhagavad-Gita

ISBN-10: 1441981098 | ISBN-13: 978-1441981097 | Edition: 1st Edition

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