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Personalities n APA Ceo Norman B. Anderson, PhD, is one of 14 members of the newly formed vA national Academic Affiliations Council, which will provide a forum for joint planning and coordination between vA and the nation’s health professions schools and universities. Specifically, the new committee will advise Secretary of veterans Affairs eric K. Shinseki and Undersecretary for Health robert A. Petzel on ways to further enhance what has become the largest Anderson public-private partnership in the vA’s history and a cornerstone of American health professions education. n the Institute of Medicine awarded Ellen Frank, PhD, with its 2011 rhoda and Bernard Sarnat International Prize in Mental Health. Frank, a distinguished professor of psychiatry and professor of Frank psychology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, developed interpersonal and social rhythm therapy, a method that teaches patients how to stabilize their social routines to avoid new episodes of depression or mania. n the Association for Applied Sport Psychology has awarded Peter haberl, EdD, with its Distinguished Professional Practice Award. Haberl is a senior sports psychologist for the United States olympic Haberl Committee and has been a member of the USoC since 1998. He competed in the World Championships in 1990 and 1991 as a member of Austria’s national team. institute of Medicine welcomes three psychologists as members the Institute of Medicine has awarded membership to psychologists Margarita Alegria, PhD, hortensia de Los Angeles Amaro, PhD, and Caryn Lerman, PhD. Membership in the IoM reflects the height of professional achievement and commitment to Amaro service. the IoM is renowned for its research program, but it is also an honorific organization whose members put their knowledge and expertise to work for the nation’s health. Alegria directs the Center for Multicultural Mental Health research and is a professor of psychology in the Harvard Medical School department of psychiatry. She has devoted her professional career to researching disparities in mental health and substance abuse services. Amaro is the associate dean of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, founder and director of the Institute on Urban Health research, and distinguished professor of health and counseling psychology in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences at northeastern University. She is known for her work in community based addiction treatment, HIv prevention and public health. Lerman is the Mary W. Calkins Professor in the department of psychiatry and the deputy director of the Abramson Cancer Center at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Lerman’s research focuses on medication development for nicotine dependence and pharmacogentics. —C. BoCkhAuS 86 M o n i t o r o n p s y c h o l o g y • J a n u a ry 2 0 1 2

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Monitor on Psychology - January 2012

Monitor on Psychology - January 2012
President’s Column
From the CEO
Apa’s Statement on the Dsm-5 Development Process
Girl Scouts Badge Promotes Positive Psychology
Early Investments Pay Off for Poor Children, Study Finds
Apa Meets With Chinese Psychological Society to Further Interaction and Exchange
Unique Opportunity for Psychologists to Travel to Cuba
In Brief
Government Relations Update
On Your Behalf
Psychology’s Growing Library of Podcasts
Standing Up for Psychology
Judicial Notebook
Random Sample
Time Capsule
Science Watch
Beyond Psychotherapy
Perspective on Practice
Yes, Recovery Is Possible
Inequity to Equity
Making E-Learning Work
New Standards for High School Psychology
A Trailblazer Moves On
Psychologist Profile
Plan Now for Psychology’s Regional Meetings
New Journal Editors
Apa News
Division Spotlight
American Psychological Foundation

Monitor on Psychology - January 2012