Congratulations to Kendra Westerhaus, PhD, on her election to the American Psychological Association's Board of Professional Affairs! Dr. Westerhaus has been in IPA leadership for a number of years, serving as IPA President in recent years. She will be a wonderful addition to that Board, as they will reap the many benefits of her talents and competence.
Susan Martin, PsyD, approved for Fellow status in IPA! Fellow status recognizes IPA members for at least four years of volunteer service to the profession of psychology. Dr. Martin is on staff at the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho (FMRI) and was recently elected as President-Elect of IPA. CONGRATS & THANKS FOR YOUR SERVICE!11/20/2020
Idaho Board of Psychologist Examiners welcomes Idaho Falls area psychologist, Aaron Harris, PhD. Dr. Harris was appointed to the Board by Governor Little. He replaces Jason Gage, PhD, who served two terms on the Board. Thanks to Dr. Harris for his willingness to serve and to Dr. Gage for his service over the past many years.
Congratulations & THANK YOU to Kathleen Michaud, PhD! Dr. Michaud recently was awarded "Fellow" status in IPA. Fellow status recognizes IPA's members for their generous service (at least 4 years) to the profession of psychology. Dr. Michaud has and continues to serve in IPA leadership.05/18/2020
IPA member Barney Greenspan, PhD, ABPP-CL, CCAP & ABPsaP, was selected to serve on the Fellows Committee of APA Division 53 (Society of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology) for a three-year term, from 08/2020 through 08/2023.
Idaho has credentialed its first prescribing psychologist, IPA member Michael R. Tilus, PsyD, MP.
In addition to his doctoral-level training for licensure as a psychologist, Dr. Tilus graduated from Alliant International University with an MS in Clinical Psychopharmacology and has additional training in “Evidence Based Medicine and Pathophysiology” from the Southwestern Institute for the Advancement of Psychotherapy (now New Mexico State University, Las Cruces).
Dr. Tilus has been practicing in Indian Country for 17 years and recently retired from the U.S. Public Health Service (01/2020). Dr. Tilus served as a prescribing psychologist since 2010.
Barney Greenspan, former president of IPA, has been appointed to the Editorial Board of the APA journal Evidence-Based Practice in Child & Adolescent Mental Health, effective 01/2020. This is the official clinical journal of the Society of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology (Division 53).