ISBM Awards 2016


The International Society of Behavioral  Medicine (ISBM) is most pleased to  announce the recipients of the ISBM Awards 2016.


Recipients were officially recognized during the Opening Ceremony of the International Conference of Behavioral Medicine, 7th December 2016, Melbourne, Australia.

Warm congratulations to all recipients!

Please find here a list of all recipients.

ICBM 2018 in Chile

The ICBM 2018 will take place in Chile from November 14th to November 17th, 2018.
Please follow this link for more information:


Current issue: December 2018

Contribution to International Collaboration Award Recipients

Congratulations to our Contribution to International Collaboration award recipients. This year, we had four recipients:


Freddie Rivera, who will use the award to help provide training to health personnel in Puerto Rican schools to help identify trauma-related symptoms in students and assist in referring them to appropriate evidence-based mental health services.


Joshua Wiley (PhD), who will travel to Arizona USA to work with Prof Weihs on adapting an emotion regulation in cancer intervention for online and remote delivery.


Jessica Latak (PhD) will be traveling to the lab of Dr Susan Ayers to qualitatively examine women’s psychological adaptation to pregnancy, and investigate associations with postnatal mental health.


Dabiana Brito Silva (PhD, MS, BSN) will be visiting A/Prof Fabio Benedetti to adapt and evaluate intervention materials from a lifestyle modification program delivered in community settings.


International Journal of Behavioural Medicine!
The impact factor for 2013 of the International Journal of Behavioral Medicine is 2.210.

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Call for Papers

The International Journal of Behavioural Medicine (IJBM), the official journal of the ISBM, is issuing a call for papers for a special issue on:


''Salivary Bioscience in Behavioral Medicine''.


Letters of Intent are due by November 15, 2018.


If you are interested, please find the call for papers here.

ISBM 2018 Award Recipients Announced

The International Society of Behavioral Medicine (ISBM) is most pleased to announce the recipients of the ISBM Awards 2018.


Recipients will be officially recognized during the Opening Ceremony of the International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, 14th November 2018, Santiago, Chile.


Life Time Achievement Award

Jorge Amadeo Grau Abalo, PhD

Eliana Guic Sesnic, MSc. PhD

Omer van den Bergh, Phd


Distinguished Scientist Award

Michael H. Antoni, PhD

Annette L. Stanton, PhD


Outstanding New Investigator Award

Ricarda Nater-Mewes, PhD


Distinguished Career Contribution Award

Anne H. Berman, PhD

Kerry Sherman, PhD


International Collaborations Award

Joost Dekker, PhD

Joseph Tak Fai Lau, PhD


For more information, click here.

2019 Round of the Endeavour Leadership Program

The Endeavour Leadership Program 2019 rounds are now open. This program replaces the Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships program and the Endeavour Mobility Grants program. This program offers a range of mobility opportunities to both individuals and institutions to increase two-way education, training, and research mobility between Australia and partner countries. The program also provides opportunities for short-term professional development activities.


Applications are due by the 15th of November.



For more information, please click here to access the official website. To access the program guidelines, please click here.

Judith Sluiter has passed away

Judith passed away last week, May 14th, after a period of sickness. We will miss her greatly.






For more information about Judith, please click here.

Announcing the Global Coalition for Circulatory Health

ISBM is a member of the Global Coalition of international, regional, and national stakeholders in cardiovascular disease brought together by the World Heart Federation as an outcome of the 2nd Global Summit on Circulatory Health which took place in Singapore in July, 2017. The aim is to drive the urgent action needed to combat heart disease and stroke in preparation for the third United Nations high-level meeting on noncommunicable diseases in 2018.


For more information, click here.


For the Lancet article on the Global Coalition, click here.