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Prof. Perry Halkitis receives 2014 Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology Award and The Outstanding Book Award

Perry Halkitis, PhD  receives 2014 Outstanding Contributions to Health Psychology Award by Division 38 and 2014 Distinguished Book Award forThe AIDS Generation: Stories of Survival and Resilience by Division 44 at 2014 APA Convention. 

The Division of Health Psychology (Div. 38) of the American Psychological Association's facilitates collaboration among psychologists interested in the psychological and behavioral aspects of physical and mental health. The group is committed to providing information about current practice and research, and connecting our members and creating opportunities for professional growth. 

The Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues (SPSLGBTI- Div. 44) through its various committees and task forces, events, and via the awards and honors given to outstanding contributors, enlarges the scope of psychology's understanding of the needs of sexual minority individuals and communities. The Outstanding Book Award recognizes a book that has made a significant contribution to the field of LGBT psychology. These works represent highly valuable contributions to scholarship that synthesize research and practice and advance the development of science, practice, and policy on LGBT issues in psychology.