Awards Committee

The Awards Committee is comprised of the President, the immediate Past President and the President-elect. The Awards Committee selects deserving individuals who may receive the Lifetime Achievement, Distinguished Scientist, Distinguished Career Contribution Award, Outstanding New Investigator Award and other honors provided by the ISBM, except the Early Career Awards. The immediate Past President of the ISBM will chair  the awards committee. 


Chair


Members

The Awards Committee is comprised of the President, the immediate Past President and the President-elect.

Frank J. Penedo frank.penedo@miami.edu

Urs M. Nater urs.nater@univie.ac.at

 

 

 


Information on Awards

ISBM has two categories of Awards:

Scientific Awards


These awards recognize scientific merits, in relation to the stage of a scientific career. Within each stage individuals can be recognized for their scientific merits. Awards in this category are: Lifetime Achievement Award, Distinguished Scientist Award, Outstanding New Investigator Award, and Early Career Award.

Service Awards


These awards recognize excellence in achievements and contributions to the development of the field of behavioral medicine. There are separate awards for contributions at national or regional level, and contributions with regard to international collaboration. Awards in this category are: Distinguished Career Contribution Award, and Contributions to International Collaboration Award.



Criteria for the Selection

Scientific Awards

Lifetime Achievement Award

This award recognizes substantial contributions to behavioral medicine over the whole of a career. Recipients are recognized for distinguished scholarly contributions to the science of behavioral medicine across a productive career.


Distinguished Scientist Award

This award recognizes distinguished theoretical or empirical contributions to behavioral medicine. Recipients have made several outstanding contributions to the science of behavioral medicine.


Outstanding New Investigator Award

This award recognizes an outstanding contribution by a new investigator to the science of behavioral medicine. Recipients have made a specific, outstanding contribution to the science of behavioral medicine, and are more experienced than those who apply for the Early Career Award.


Early Career Award

This award recognizes an important contribution to the science of behavioral medicine at an early career stage. Applicants should be no further than seven years after their highest degree and/or have held a faculty or professional position for no more than seven years.


Service Awards

Distinguished Career Contribution Award

This award recognizes a distinguished career as a leader in the field of behavioral medicine. Recipients have made distinguished contributions at national or regional level to the development of behavioral medicine. Contributions can be to behavioral medicine as a clinical field or as a field in public health and health promotion; to teaching of behavioral medicine; or to mentoring in the field of behavioral medicine.


Contributions to International Collaborations Award

This award recognizes important contributions to facilitate international collaboration in the field of behavioral medicine. Recipients have made distinguished contributions to facilitate collaboration between ISBM member societies, or between ISBM and organizations outside ISBM.



Current ISBM Awardees (2018)

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

  

Warm congratulations to all recipients!

 


ISBM Lifetime Achievement Award

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


ISBM Distinguished Scientist Award

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


ISBM Outstanding New Investigator Award 

  

   

 

 

 


ISBM Distinguished Career Contribution Award  

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


ISBM International Collaborations Award  

   

 

 

 

  

 

  

 

 


Health and Behavior International Collaboration Award

 

 

 



Jorge Amadeo Grau Abalo, PhD

Professor of Health Psychology

Medical Sciences University of Havana, Havana, Cuba

 

Eliana Guic Sesnic, Msc. PhD

Associate Professor of the School of Psychology

Faculty of Social Sciences, Pontifica Catholic University of Chile, Santiago, Chile

 

Omer van den Bergh, PhD

Professor of Psychology

Health Psychology, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium


 

Michael H. Antoni, PhD

Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

University of Miami and Sylvester Cancer Center

Miami, Florida, USA

 

Annette L. Stanton, PhD

Professor of Health Psychology

Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences

UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA


 

Ricarda Nater-Mewes, PhD

Head of Outpatient Unit for Research, Teaching, and Practice

Faculty of Psychology, University of Vienna

Vienna, Austria


 

Anne H. Berman, PhD

Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology

Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Center for Psychiatry Research, Karolinska Institute

Stockholm, Sweden

Kerry Sherman, PhD

Professor, MAPS Health Psychology

Deputy Head Dept. L & T Centre for Emotional Health

Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia


 

Joseph Tak Fai Lau, PhD

Director of the Centre for Health Behaviour Research

Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

 

Joost Dekker, PhD

Professor of Allied Health Care

Departments of Psychiatry and Rehabilitation Medicine, Amsterdam University Medical Centre

Amsterdam, Netherlands


Freddie Rivera

Joshua Wiley, PhD

Jessica Latak, PhD

Fabiana Brito Silva, PhD, MS, BSN



Past ISBM Awardees

2017

Health and Behavior International Collaboration Award

 

 

Samantha van Beurden

Lydia Roos

Patricia Moreno, PhD



2016


ISBM Lifetime Achievement Award

 

 


ISBM Distinguished Scientist Award

 


Outstanding New Investigator Award


International Collaborations Award

 

 


Health and Behavior International Collaboration Award


ISBM Distinguished Career Contribution Award


ISBM Early Career Award

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bjorn E. Hollstein, PhD

Yang Zhi Yin, MD

Stephen M. Weiss, PhD, MPH


Christina Lee, PhD

 


Urs M. Nater, PhD


Christian Albus, MD

Linda Cameron, PhD

Beate Ditzen, PhD


Rebecca Wyse, PhD


Marc Gellman, PhD


Ben Colagiuri, Australia

Rebecca Wyse, Australia

Jonathan Rawstron, Australia

Jessica Kerr, Australia

Nelson Chun Yiu Yeung, Hong Kong

Zixin Wang, Hong Kong

Maria Kleinstauber, Germany

Babatunde Fadipe, Nigeria

Oluwakemi Odukoya, Nigeria

Gareth Hollands, UK

Lauren Wisk, USA

Kathleen Gali, USA

 



2014

ISBM Lifetime Achievement Award


 ISBM Distinguished Scientist Award

 


ISBM Distinguished Career Contribution Award 


ISBM Contributions to International Collaborations Award

 

 


ISBM Early Career Award

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Redford B. Williams, MD


Brian Oldenburg, PhD                                                              

Winfried Rief, PhD


Eliana Guic Sesnic, PhD


Carina Chan, PhD

Chengxuan Qiu, MD

Annette Stanton, PhD


Aliya Amirova, Kazakhstan

Raphael Herr, Germany

Rebbeca Hodder, Australia

Sandra Klaperski, Germany

Tamara Lacourt, USA

SolbjørgMakalaniMyrtveit, Norway

Patrícia Pinto, Portugal

Justin Presseau, UK

Annelieke Roest, Netherlands

Susanne Rooij, Netherlands

Kashif Shafique, Pakistan 

Steven Vijver, Kenya



2012

ISBM Early Career Award

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


H. Baumeister, Germany

H. Ginting, Indonesia

F. Jasper, Germany

H. Konttinen, Finland

L. Krämer, Germany

J. Strahler, Germany

L. Uijtdewilligen, The Netherlands

K. Yamatsu, Japan