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SOHP Election Results:
We are very pleased to welcome new SOHP President-Elect Tammy Allen and newly elected Members-at-Large Carrie Bulger, Gwen Fisher, and Michael Ford. They will join President Lisa Kath and Past-President Mo Wang as our elected officers from January 2016- December 2017. In addition, Joseph Mazzola will continue as Secretary-Treasurer. Thank you to all our candidates for their willingness to serve and to our many members who took the time to cast their votes.
SOHP Newsletter, Volume 14:
The Fall 2015 issue of the SOHP Newsletter is now available for download: www.sohp-online.org/newsletter.htm
Nominations are open:
SOHP members - SOHP is gearing up for its next election, and we are looking for your help in identifying strong candidates for our elected positions. We will be electing a President-Elect and two Members at Large to serve on incoming President Lisa Kath’s executive committee. If you are a paid member, you should have received the Call for Nominations in your mailbox recently. Please consider offering nominations for these important leadership positions (self-nominations welcome as well). Deadline for submitting nominations is October 28th.
Renew your SOHP membership for 2016:
It's that time of year -- if you haven't yet renewed your SOHP membership for 2016, now is the time to do it! Haven't joined yet? Now is the time to do it! For details, see our Membership page at: www.sohp-online.org/membership.htm
European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology, deadline approaching:
The 12th conference of the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology (Conference Theme: OHP in Times of Change: Society and the Workplace) will be held 11-13 April 2016 in Athens, Greece. The Call for Papers is open and the deadline for submissions is October 19, 2015 (extended from original September 18 deadline). Information about the conference and the Call for Papers can be found at: http://www.eaohp.org/call-for-papers.html
Call for Papers, International Journal of Stress Management:
The International Journal of Stress Management invites manuscript proposals for a Special Issue on Health and Wellbeing in Academic Employees. The special issue will present international research from different theoretical and methodological perspectives in order to advance knowledge and practice in the field of stress and wellbeing in academic employees. Deadline for abstract submissions is November 8, 2015. Please contact Gail Kinman (Gail.Kinman@beds.ac.uk) or Sheena Johnson (Sheena.Johnson@mbs.ac.uk) for additional information on this special issue.
Kudos to Student Travel Award winners:
Congratulations to SOHP student members Janelle H. Cheung (Clemson University), Carolyn Winslow (George Mason University), Julie Lanz (Florida International University), Archana Manapragada (Florida International University), and Victoria M. Graeve-Cunningham (University of Nebraska-Omaha) -- who were presented with SOHP Student Travel Awards at the recent 2015 Work, Stress and Health Conference!
SOHP Newsletter, Volume 13:
The Spring 2015 issue of the SOHP Newsletter is now available for download: www.sohp-online.org/newsletter.htm
Work Stress and Health 2015, Early Bird Registration, deadline approaching:
April 10th is the deadline for Early Bird Registration at the 11th International Conference on Occupational Stress and Health (WSH 2015) in Atlanta. Conference details and online registration available at:http://www.apa.org/wsh/
SOHP Student Travel Award 2015, deadline upcoming:
SOHP is sponsoring five student travel awards to help graduate students pay for travel costs to attend the 11th International Conference on Occupational Stress and Health (WSH 2015) in Atlanta. Each award is worth $200.00. To be eligible, a student must be a member of SOHP and have a paper/poster accepted for presentation at the conference. Deadline for applications is February 27, 2015. Contact Dr. Emily (Yueng-hsiang) Huang at: firstname.lastname@example.org for details and application form.
Work, Stress and Health Conference 2015:
Thank you to everyone who helped with peer review of submissions for the 2015 Work, Stress and Health Conference. Authors whose proposals have been accepted have been informed, and we look forward to seeing many of you at the conference in Atlanta this May. Registration for the conference will begin in February, be sure to register early to get the arly Bird registration rate!
SOHP Newsletter, Volume 12:
The Fall 2014 issue of the SOHP Newsletter is now available for download: www.sohp-online.org/newsletter.htm
2015 Work, Stress and Health Conference organizers now accepting late-breaking poster proposals through 1/5/15:
A limited number of late-breaking abstract submissions will be accepted for presentation at the 2015 Work, Stress & Health Conference as posters only. Proposals must be received no later than January 5, 2015. This late-breaking cateogry of submissions has been created to permit a limited number of very recent results to be presented at the conference. To submit your research as a late-breaking poster, please contact Wes Baker at: email@example.com for instructions on how to proceed, and also if you have any questions. This is the only exception to the earlier original submission deadline of October 20, 2014.
Extended deadline aproaching for Work Stress and Health conference proposals:
The deadline to submit proposals for Work, Stress, and Health 2015: Sustainable Work, Sustainable Health, Sustainable Organizations, cosponsored by APA, NIOSH and SOHP. is quickly approaching. Proposals should be submitted online via the conference website: www.apa.org/wsh/ by 11:59 PM EDT on Monday, October 20th.
Reviewers needed for Work Stress and Health conference proposals:
SOHP members are encouraged to volunteer as reviewers for the 2015 Work Stress and Health conference. If you have not signed up for reviewing, please consider doing so! Reviewing will take place between October 17 and November 7, 2014. Minimum requirement to serve as a reviewer -- master's degree in a related field. For more information and to volunteer, contact Wes Baker at APA: firstname.lastname@example.org
Editor of Journal of Occupational Health Psychology Named:
Dr. Peter Chen has been appointed as the next Editor of the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. Dr. Chen, who will succeed current Editor, Dr. Joseph J. Hurrell, will serve as Incoming Editor of JOHP in 2015 and will officially assume Editor duties in 2016.
Educational Opportunities in Occupational Health Psychology:
Click on Education and Careers and check out our Graduate Training page for a listing of programs that offer graduate training in occupational health psychology.
Work Stress, and Health 2015
Work, Stress, and Health 2015: Sustainable Work, Sustainable Health, Sustainable Organizations, cosponsored by APA, NIOSH and SOHP, will be held May 6-9th, 2015 at the Westin Peachtree Plaza in Atlanta, Georgia. The Call for Proposals is now available at the conference website: www.apa.org/wsh/ The submission deadline is October 6, 2014.
Occupational Health Psychology Summer Institute:
The Oregon Healthy Workforce Center will present a 3-day OHP Summer Institute, July16-18 at Portland State University, Portland, OR.
SOHP Newsletter, Volume 11:
The February 2014 issue of the SOHP Newsletter is now available for download: www.sohp-online.org/newsletter.htm
SOHP Election Results:
The ballots are in! We are pleased to welcome new SOHP President-Elect Lisa Kath and our new Members-at-Large Christopher Cunningham and Michael Ford. They will join President Mo Wang and Past-President Vicki Magley as our elected officers for 2014-2015. We also welcome Joseph Mazzola, who has been appointed Secretary-Treasurer by the SOHP Executive Committee. Thank you to all our candidates for their willingness to serve and to our many members who took the time to cast their votes.
SOHP Elections Underway:
The ballot for SOHP President-Elect and Member-at-Large will be e-mailed within the next 48 hours to all voting-eligible members. Please be sure to cast your votes in the election! Contact the SOHP Elections Committee if you have any questions. Brief biographies of candidates can viewed here: SOHP Candidate Biographies
SOHP Newsletter, Volume 10:
The latest issue of the SOHP Newsletter is hot off the virtual presses: www.sohp-online.org/newsletter.htm
Calls for Upcoming Conferences:
New conference announcements can be seen at www.sohp-online.org/confmeet.htm
New Job Postings:
New job postings can be seen at www.sohp-online.org/jobs.htm
July 4, 2013
New Editor for SOHP Newsletter
SOHP welcomes Gary Giumetti as the new Editor of the Society for Occupational Health Psychology Newsletter! We also welcome Associate Editors Heather Odle-Dusseau and Emily Huang, and Production Editors Amber Schroeder and Tessa Seidler, who are currently working with Gary to produce the next issue of our Newsletter. Watch for it in September!
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Awards.™ The awards are given by National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health in partnership with the National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) to recognize effective practices in hearing loss prevention. The deadline for self-nominations is September 6, 2013. The 2014 awards will be presented on March 14, 2014 at the 39th NHCA Annual Conference in Las Vegas, NV. Additional information is available at www.safeinsound.us or send us your question to email@example.com.
Winners of OHP Awards announced at WSH 2013 Conference
Congratulations to recipients of the following awards, presented at the APA/NIOSH/SOHP "Work Stress and Health Conference 2013" in Los Angeles!
Best Paper competition for a paper published in Journal of Occupational Health Psychology (based on papers published in 2011-2012): Jari J. Hakanen, Arnold B. Bakker, and Markku Jokissari for "A 35 Year Follow-Up Study on Burnout Among Finnish Employees"
Best Intervention Research Award: Dov Zohar, PhD, and Tal Polatchek, Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, for "Reducing Policy-Practice Decoupling to Improve Safety Climate and Performance: A Randomized Intervention Field Study."
Best Student Research Award: Yihao Liu, BS, University of Florida, for "Daily Work-Family Conflict and Aggression Toward Family and Friends: A Moderated Mediated Model."
Early Career Achievement Award: Sharon Toker, PhD and Autumn Krauss, PhD
Distinguished Contribution to OHP Award: Joseph Hurrell, PhD
Lifetime Career Achievement Award: Louise Fitzgerald, PhD and Christina Maslach, PhD
Work Stress and Health 2013 Early Registration Deadline approaching - April 10
A reminder that the registration fees for the 2013 Wor, Stress and Health Conference will increast after the April 10, 2013 early registration deadline:http://www.apa.org/wsh/attend/index.aspx
A direct link to the secure online registration form can be found here: https://cyberstore1.apa.org/cyb/cli/casinterface1/wshconf/
Please be sure to register before the rates increase. We look forward to seeing you at the conference!
NIOSH and NHCA present 2013 Safe-in-Sound awards
Winners of the 2013 Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Awards were announced at the National Hearing Conservation Association annual conference. Read more about the awards and see this year's winners.
Work Stress & Health 2013 - registration is open!
Registration and accommodations information is now online for Work Stress and Health 2013: Protecting and Promoting Total Worker Health, May 16-19, The Westin Bonaventure Hetel and Suites, Los Angeles, California. For more information, visit http://www.apa.org/wsh
Call for submissions
Registration and abstract submission for the 21st International Symposium on Shiftwork and Working Time is now open. Abstracts can be submitted via website (http://www.fsp.usp.br/shiftwork2013).
New Job Postings:
New job postings in several categories can be seen at www.sohp-online.org/jobs.htm
Total Worker Health Symposium coming up at end of November:
Last chance to register for the Total Worker Health Symposium scheduled for November 29-30, 2012, to be held at the CoralVille Marriott Hotel, Coralville, IA. The event features research presented by each of the four National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)total Worker Health Program Centers of Excellence, representatives from NIOSH, several national and state experts, and a panel on providing affordable health care to Iowa employers and employees. 2012. Continuing education credit available. Flyer with additional details available at: http://www.public-health.uiowa.edu/HWCE//TWHSymposium/
Deadline for WSH 2013 is almost here!
The deadline for submitting proposals to Work, Stress and Health 2013: Protecting and Promoting Total Worker Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA is October 1, 2012.
Results of the SOHP Elections are in!
Thanks to everyone who took the time to vote in our recent election! The SOHP election results have been tallied and we would like to welcome the following new leaders to SOHP:
Mo Wang, President-Elect
Russell Matthews, Member at Large
Konstantin Cigularov, Member at Large
Many, many thanks to Bob Sinclair, Naomi Swanson, and Mo Wang for their leadership in past roles. It's only with such great experience, energy and insight that SOHP continues!
A Tribute to Professor Arie Shirom
Read a tribute to the life and contributions of Professor Arie Shirom, who died in April 2012. Professor Shirom was recognized for his lifetime career achievements in occupational health psychology during the 2011 International Work, Stress and Health Conference.
SOHP 2012 Elections
Elections are now underway for new officers. Thanks everyone for the wonderful response to the call for nominations and to those members who have agreed to be on the ballot.
SOHP has a new logo!
Watch this website in July for a new look, including proud display of our new logo.
Renew your membership
If you haven't already renewed your membership for 2012, now is a good time to do so. Just click on Membership Renewal
The call for proposals to the 2013 Work, Stress and Health Conference: Protecting and Promoting Total Worker Health, is now available. The conference, cosponsored by APA, NIOSH and SOHP, will be held on May 16-19, 2013 at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites in Los Angeles, CA. Deadline to submit proposals for papers to be presented at the conference is October 1. Now is the time to start planning your submissions and mark the conference on your calendar! The call for papers and the online submission form are available at http://www.apa.org/wsh/ .
If your program offers a graduate concentration in Occupational Health Psychology (graduate concentrations in OHP range from course sequences and graduate certificates to master's degrees and PhD concentrations), you can have a link to your program included on our Graduate Training page (www.sohp-online.org/grad.htm). Contact the SOHP webmaster to request a listing.
Announcing Healthy Federal Workers 2011
Healthy Federal Workers 2011, a new Symposium Promoting the Health, Safety and Wellness of America's Workforce, September 14-16, 2011. Georgetown University Hotel and Conference Center. Washington, DC. Brochure, program and registration information available at: www.eagleson.org/healthyfeds .
Watch for upcoming conferences!
See more upcoming conference listings for 2012 on our Conferences page.
SOHP is on Facebook
SOHP now has a Facebook page. You can find us at: https://www.facebook.com/SOHP1
Deadline has been extended for submission of abstracts to the Older Workers & Work Ability Conference (Melbourne, Australia, December 12-13, 2011). Deadline for submission of abstracts has been extended to July 29, 2011.
Work Stress and Health 2011
Work Stress and Health 2011 was a resounding success, thanks to our many conference participants who offered stimulating presentations and discussions, and much food for thought. Photos from the conference will be posted soon and a list of award recipients can be found on our Awards page. Next: looking forward to Work Stress and Health 2013 in Los Angeles, CA!
Unhealthy Work Blogspot
Peter Schnall at the Center for Social Epidemiology has started a blog called Unhealthy Work (at http://unhealthywork.blogspot.com) intended to serve as a place for dialog about issues of globalization, work and health.
Calling all OHP Students!
Calling all OHP students! If you will be at the Work Stress and Health 2011 conference in Orlando, be sure to come to the special student-organized Panel Discussion ("Getting Involved, Leading, and Collaborating on Research" on Friday afternoon (4:45 PM Seminole B). Afterwords, students interested in Occupational Health Psychology are welcome to join us for an informal Meet & Greet reception at Miller's Ale House from 6-8 PM.
Register for the 2011 Work, Stress and Health Conference
The 2011 Work, Stress and Health Conference is just around the corner. Coming to Orlando May 19-22. Registration materials and the conference program are available on the conference website at: http://www.apa.org/wsh/ The SOHP Business Meeting, Awards Ceremony and Reception will be held on Saturday afternoon (4:45 in the ballroom), hope to see many of you there!
Last Chance for Early Bird Registration
Last day to get Early Bird registration rates at 2011 Work, Stress and Health Conference is April 10! Conference registration brochure and online registration are available at: http://www.apa.org/wsh/
Election Results for SOHP Officers
Results of SOHP elections were announced at the SOHP meeting held during the Work, Stress & Health 2009 conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Our new President-elect is Vicki Magley (University of Connecticut). New Members-at-large are Naomi Swanson (NIOSH) and Mo Wang (University of Maryland). Thank you to our entire slate of candidates and congratulations to Vicki, Naomi and Mo! More information about the entire incoming 2010 SOHP Executive Committee will be posted on the website soon...
You may download our newest SOHP Newsletter here. Please visit our archives for past versions of the SOHP Newsletter.
Registration is now open for Work, Stress & Health 2009, Global Concerns and Approaches (San Juan, Puerto Rico, November 5-8, 2009): http://www.apa.org/pi/work/wsh.html. SOHP members who attend the conference can take advantage of discounted conference registration fees. Also: If you plan to attend Work, Stress & Health 2009, take advantage of the opportunity to join SOHP or renew your membership for 2010 when you register for the conference!
It's time to nominate new officers for the SOHP Executive Committee. We are looking for your nominations of candidates for the following positions: President-Elect and Member-at-Large (2). Each position is for a two-year term running from January 1, 2010 to December 31, 2011. Nominations can be submitted online by any SOHP member at the following location URL: http://www.sohp-online.org/SOHPNominations2009.htm . If you have any problems with the form, simply e-mail your nominations to SOHP President Bob Sinclair at the following address: rsinclaATclemson.edu . Self-nominations are welcome! Nominations close on July 30, 2009.