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 2017

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.


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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.

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.

Call for bids to host ICBM 2022

ISBM is now approaching all member societies about the possibility to host the ICBM 2022. All our previous congresses have been successful both scientifically and financially.


If your society considers applying for the organization of the ICBM in 2022, please submit a preliminary proposal by August 31st 2018.


Please find here all relevant information.

2018 Health and Behavior International Collaborative Award Applications Now Open

Four competitive awards for trainees or early career professionals are available to facilitate a visit to an international lab/research group or for someone from an international lab to visit you. Recipients will receive $3000 USD to offset costs of travel and accommodations.


Click here and see the INSPIRE page for more information.

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.