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IPA Welcomes Dr. Kendra Westerhaus
as President of the Association

 

At IPA's Annual Convention in McCall, Dr. Kendra Westerhaus (right) accepted the IPA ceremonial gavel to signify the transfer of the IPA presidency.  Dr. Page Haviland (left) was presented with an award of appreciation, along with a huge round of applause, to signify members' gratitude for her service as president over the past membership year. 

Officers elected at the Convention were:  Dr. Barney Greenspan, president-elect; Dr. Kate Michaud, secretary; Dr. Jason Southwick, treasurer; Dr. John Christensen, private sector representative; Dr. Sharlene Green, public sector representative; and Martha Timberlake, academic sector representative.



Student Programming at IPA Convention

       
Robin Richardson (left) and Maribel Carrillo (right), teamed with Justin Spiwak, had the winning undergraduate research poster:  A Gritty Exploration: Predictive Measures of Student Success.  Congrats to this team from CWI! BYU-Idaho student, Lara Anderson, partnered with Madison Egli to compete in the undergraduate research poster contest.  The title of their project was:  Health Behavior Change Promotion: Comparing Health-Related and Non-Health-Related College Courses.

Madison Egli participated in the undergraduate poster competition, representing BYU-Idaho, with Lara Anderson.  Their project was on: Health Behavior Change Promotion: Comparing Health-Related and Non-Health-Related College Courses.

ISU graduate students, Michelle Lemay and Julie Spencer, were selected to give an oral presentation on their research project, entitled:  The Efficacy of Self-Care for Graduate Students in Professional Psychology: A Meta-Analysis.     

 
Thanks to the IPA members who helped to organize these events.
Thanks, too, to those members who volunteered to serve as student mentors and contest judges.



Association Officers Represent
Idaho Psychologists in Washington, DC 

 

Drs. Susan Farber, V. Page Haviland and Kendra Westerhaus (left to right in photo left) represent IPA at the APA Practice Leadership Conference in Washington, DC, in early March.  While there, they spent time on Capitol Hill meeting with Idaho's Congressional members, such as Senator Risch (right), and their representatives to advocate for issues important to psychologists and their patients.


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