n The University of Memphis
honored Rosie Phillips Bingham,
PhD, with its Arthur S. Holmon
Lifetime Achievement Award.
Bingham has been on the
university’s faculty since 1985,
becoming vice president for
student affairs in 2003. She
serves on APA’s Council of
Representatives and is co-founder
of Black Scholars Unlimited at the
University of Memphis.
of family medicine to support
annual awards for faculty for
psychosocial medicine projects
or conferences. Her special
interests are in family medicine
and collaboration between mental
health specialists and primary-care practitioners.
McDaniel serves on APA’s
Board of Directors and Committee
for the Advancement of
n The University of Hawaii
presented APA’s 2000 President
Patrick DeLeon, PhD, JD, with
its 2012 Distinguished Alumni
Award. DeLeon retired in October
as administrative assistant/
chief of staff to Sen. Daniel K.
Inouye (D-Hawaii) after 38 years
of service. DeLeon has joined
the university as a distinguished
professor of uniformed health-care policy and research, a joint
appointment with the F. Edward
Herbert School of Medicine and
the Graduate School of Nursing.
n APA has hired Brett Pelham, PhD,
as associate executive director
for graduate education. Pelham
is a social psychologist with
expertise in social perception and
research methods and served
as a visiting senior scientist in
the science directorate at APA
in 2003 and 2004. He will be
contributing to APA’s “Graduate
Study in Psychology,” which is
a detailed tour of the landscape
of about 600 graduate-degree
programs in psychology in the
United States and Canada.
n The Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman
Award Trust honored primary-care psychologist Susan H.
McDaniel, PhD, with its 2011
Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman
Award. The $25,000 prize honors
professors who inspire their
students to make a difference in
their communities. McDaniel, the
Dr. Laurie Sands Distinguished
Professor of Families and Health
at the University of Rochester
Medical Center, plans to donate
her winnings to the department
Early career movers and shakers
APA’s Committee on Early Career Psychologists has elected three
new members, who will serve from 2012–14. They are:
• Kyle Lynn Gobrogge, PhD, divisions representative.
• Katherine Hahn, PhD, science representative.
• Shawn McClintock, PhD, governance and membership
In addition, 15 early career psychologists attended APA’s State
Leadership Conference in March with the support from APA and their
state, provincial and territorial psychological associations. They are:
• Adam H. Benton, PhD, Sherwood, Ark.
• Jennifer Cimpl Bohn, PsyD, Lincoln, Neb.
• Brittany E. Canady, PhD, Norfolk, Va.
• J. Oni Dhakari, PhD, Moorestown, N.J.
• Alison Dunton, PsyD, Ellicott City, Md.
• Colin F. Ennis, PsyD, Chicago.
• Aaron A. Harris, PhD, Wichita, Kans.
• Laura Linebarger, PsyD, Louisville, Ky.
• Jon Marrelli, PsyD, Brooklyn, N. Y.
• Richard P. Martielli, PhD, St. Louis, Mo.
• Zoë Proctor-Weber, PsyD, PhD, Tampa, Fla.
• Edith Esther Saville, PhD, Cody, Wyo.
• Joshua Shuman, PsyD, Dayton, Ohio.
• Kristin R. Tubré, PsyD, Montgomery, Ala.
• Wendy L. Vincent, PsyD, Newton, Mass.