The Research Laureate Award honors an individual who has made a significant and inveterate contribution to understanding health behavior change through a body of research. The Research Laureate is the highest member award bestowed by the Academy.
Past Research Laureates
This award honors and recognizes an individual's lifetime achievement of significant contributions to health behavior research, theory and practice.
Fellow status is a special membership category granted to qualifying Full Members in recognition of significant contributions to the the field of health behavior research.
This award recognizes an Academy member who has demonstrated outstanding mentorship by dedicating time, knowledge, and energy for the purposes of guiding, nurturing, and supporting mentees.
The Judy K. Black Early Career Research Award commemorates the life and honors the memory of the wife of one of The Academy’s founders and past presidents, Dr. David R. “Randy” Black.
Top scoring poster abstracts are eligible for poster awards at the annual meeting. Poster awards are given to students and non-student posters.
Held annually at the scientific meeting, the 3MT is an academic competition that challenges presenters to deliver a compelling oral presentation on their research agenda, highlighting the significance and impact of their research in no more than 180 seconds using a single slide.