George Slavich wins two prestigious awards
Society in Science – Branco Weiss fellow Dr. George Slavich recently received the 2012 Raymond D. Fowler Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Professional Development of Graduate Students and the 2012 Theodore H. Blau Early Career Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Clinical Psychology.
The Raymond D. Fowler Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Professional Development of Graduate Students is administered by the American Psychological Association and honors psychologists who have made significant contributions to the professional development of graduate students over the course of their careers. Criteria for selection include encouraging and facilitating academic and/or scientific excellence, encouraging broader socialization of students, and helping students to shape their own professional identity. Dr. Slavich received the award for his landmark contributions to founding groups and forums that promote student development while advancing psychological science. These groups include the Stanford Undergraduate Psychology Conference, the Western Psychological Association Student Council, and the Society of Clinical Psychology’s Section on Graduate Students and Early Career Psychologists. Previous recipients of the Raymond D. Fowler award include renowned psychologists Mitch Prinstein, John Dovidio, Rick Snyder, Mark Zanna, Patrick DeLeon, and Raymond Fowler, for whom the award is named. More information about this award is available on the official website for the American Psychological Association.
Dr. Slavich also received the 2012 Theodore H. Blau Early Career Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Clinical Psychology. This award is given jointly by the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Foundation, and the Society of Clinical Psychology, and honors outstanding contributions to clinical psychology by an early career psychologist. Accomplishments may include promoting the practice of clinical psychology through professional service; innovation in service delivery; novel application of applied research methodologies to professional practice; positive impact on health delivery systems; development of creative educational programs for practice; or other novel or creative activities advancing the service of the profession. Dr. Slavich received the award for his outstanding early career achievements in advancing the science, practice, and profession of clinical psychology. More information about the Theodore H. Blau Early Career Award is available on the official website for the American Psychological Association.
Dr. Slavich is an assistant professor and Society in Science – Branco Weiss fellow in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences at UCLA. He is also a Research Scientist at the UCLA Cousins Center for Psychoneuroimmunology, where he directs the Laboratory for Stress Assessment and Research.