Recap: Positive Health & Wellness Division Sessions at the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology (8/14/2017) - At the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology, the Positive Health & Wellness Division (PH&W) sponsored three major events full of robust research findings and key takeaways. Read on to learn more (or review) what was covered in the field of positive health and health sciences.   Positive Health Psychology Data Extravaganza Six groups of
Health Award: Judith Moskowitz, Ph.D. (8/13/2017) - Contributions to Positive Health Award Lecture: Positive Affect Intervention to Help People Cope with Health-Related Stress: Progress, Promise, and Lessons Learned Judith Moskowitz Northwestern University     The International Positive Psychology Association's Positive Health and Wellness Division gives the “Contributions to Positive Health” Award to recognize individuals with long and distinguished careers who have made
Health and Wellness Town Hall Recording: June 29, 2017 (8/13/2017) - On June 29, 2017, the leadership team of the Health and Wellness Division held a virtual Town Hall meeting about the division's programming and goals for the year ahead. You can now view the recording of the Town Hall below, and are invited to join the conversation in the comments.
Join Division Leadership to Discuss Activities in a Virtual Town Hall (6/26/2017) - Members of the Positive Health and Wellness Division are invited to join their leadership team for a virtual "Town Hall" webinar on June 29, 2017 at 5:00 pm EDT. Division leadership will share the division's proposed goals for the year and welcome your questions, suggestions, and feedback. Please register for the online event here. Members who
Seeking Editorial Board Members for New Health and Wellness Division Publication (6/19/2017) - The IPPA Health and Wellness Division is seeking nominations for Associate Editorial Board members for its peer-reviewed publication.  These positions will be for a one or two year term. The Associate Editorial Board will be assigned submissions to manage by the Chief Co-Editors. Associate Editorial Board members will be asked to review submissions assigned to them within a
The Positive Health & Wellness Division Guide to the World Congress (6/9/2017) - The International Positive Psychology Association's Fifth World Congress is right around the corner! The Positive Health & Wellness Division (PH&W) has compiled a short list of health and wellbeing-related events at the World Congress that may be useful as you start planning which sessions to attend. You can download the guide here. For the full
Positive Health and Wellness Division Announces Award Winner and World Congress Activities (5/10/2017) - The Positive Health and Wellness Division is proud to announce the winner of the fifth prestigious Contributions in Positive Health Award: Judith Moskowitz, PhD, MPH, Professor of Medical Social Sciences at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine. Trained as a social psychologist, Dr. Moskowitz studies behavioral and psychosocial factors in the context of significant illness or other
Sneak Peek at IPPA Divisions’ Programming at the Fifth World Congress (5/8/2017) - Did you know that all five of IPPA's divisions are planning sessions at the Fifth World Congress on Positive Psychology? Visit the online program to learn more about division sessions, including: IPPA's Positive Health and Wellness Division will present the Positive Health Psychology Data Extravaganza, featuring leading researchers in the field of positive health who will share their latest findings in
Positive Health and Wellness (PH&W) Division Announces New Leadership Team (3/16/2017) - The PH&W Division is proud to announce a new leadership team, led by President Gail H. Ironson, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of Miami. Division leadership will focus on launching new programming to support its mission of advancing the science and practice of optimal human health. Several PH&W events are
Health Division Welcomes Gail Ironson as President (12/1/2016) - The Positive Health and Wellness Division of the International Positive Psychology Association recently welcomed Gail Ironson Ph.D., M.D as its newly appointed President. Dr. Ironson is a Board Certified Psychiatrist and professor at the University of Miami. Among her many relevant accomplishments, Dr. Ironson served as the editor of a special issue of the Journal