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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

APA Public Interest Award Goes to Yale Associate Professor

The Committee on Psychology in the Public Interest Awards selected Dr. John E. Pachankis, associate professor at the Yale School of Public Health, as the recipient of the 2018 American Psychological Association (APA) Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest (Early Career).

[Photo:  Dr. John E. Pachankis]

This award recognizes an individual whose single extraordinary achievement or a lifetime of outstanding contributions meet one or more of the following criteria: (a) courageous and distinctive contribution(s) in the science or practice of psychology that significantly supports efforts toward a solution to one of the world’s intransigent social problems, (b) distinctive and innovative contribution(s) that makes the science and/or practice of psychology more accessible to a broad and diverse population, and (c) an integration of the science and practice of psychology that serves the public interest and advances social justice and human welfare.

Dr. Pachankis will have the opportunity to present at the 2018 APA Annual Convention in San Francisco, CA.