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
Meet your Leadership Candidates: Health Division (11/16/2016) - IPPA's Health Division concluded its call for leadership candidates and volunteers for a 2016 - 2018 term.  The Selection Committee is pleased to present your candidates for Officer and volunteer leadership positions. Please take a moment to review their bios, and share your thoughts and questions in the comments section below. Thank you for your participation. Gail Ironson Ph.D., M.D
Call for Nominations: Contributions in Positive Health Award (11/16/2016) - IPPA's Positive Health and Wellness Division is seeking nominations for its 2017 Contributions in Positive Health Award. Nominees should be individuals with long and distinguished careers who have made a notable impact on the field of positive health. We invite nominations from any IPPA member. Nominees do not need to be members. Nominees can be any
2016 Positive Health and Wellness Division Leadership Search (6/8/2016) - IPPA's Positive Health and Wellness Division has a number of volunteer and leadership opportunities available. Candidate may apply for an Officer position until August 20, 2016.
Health and Wellness Division Honors Carol Ryff, Ph.D. (8/27/2015) - Optimal human health is a subject of great interest to members of the IPPA community. So much so, that a group of members have self-organized a Positive Health and Wellness Division with the mission to advance the science and practice concerning optimal human health and the positive and protective biopsychosocial factors linked to it. The Division's activities