APAGS hosts Food for Thought Breakfasts each morning of convention in the APAGS Suite. The breakfast consists of a buffet and discussion hour with an eminent psychologist. Breakfast is from 7:30 – 8:00 a.m. and the discussion hour is from 8:00 – 8:50 a.m.

Thursday, Aug. 6

Food For Thought Breakfast
7:30 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.
Psychologist: Nadine Kaslow, PhD

Nadine Kaslow, PhDKaslow is a professor and vice chair for faculty development in the department of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Emory University School of Medicine, chief psychologist at Grady Memorial Hospital, and director of the psychology postdoctoral fellowship program in professional psychology. Past president of the American Psychological Association, her initiatives focused on improving the education and training pipeline to the 1st job, engaging psychologists in patient centered medical homes, and translating psychological science to the public. She is a champion of integrating psychology and the arts.

Friday, Aug. 7

Food For Thought Breakfast
7:30 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.
Psychologist: Benjamin F. Miller, PsyD

Benjamin F. Miller, PsyDMiller is director of The Eugene S. Farley, Jr. Health Policy Center and assistant professor in the department of family medicine at the University of Colorado, Denver School of Medicine. He received his doctorate degree in clinical psychology from Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky. He completed his predoctoral internship at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, where he trained in primary care psychology and worked as a postdoctoral fellow in primary care psychology at the University of Massachusetts Medical School in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. He has been principal investigator on federal grants, state contracts, and foundation grants focused on integrating behavioral health and primary care. He is a technical expert panelist on the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Innovations Exchange, on the International Advisory Board of the British Journal of General Practice, the past president of the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association, and faculty for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation (CMMI) Comprehensive Primary Care Initiative (CPCI) program. Miller often travels speaking on clinical, operational and financial components of integrating mental health and primary care as well as the policy implications for these models.

Saturday, Aug. 8

Food For Thought Breakfast
7:30 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.
Psychologist: Helen Neville, PhD 

Helen Neville, PhDNeville is a professor of educational psychology and African-American studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is a past associate editor of The Counseling Psychologist and of the Journal of Black Psychology. Neville has been recognized for her research, teaching and mentoring efforts, including receiving the APA Graduate Students Kenneth and Mamie Clark Award and the APA Div. 45 Charles and Shirley Thomas Award for mentoring and contributions to African-American students and community. She was honored with the Association of Black Psychologists’ Distinguished Psychologist of the Year award and the Winter Roundtable Janet E. Helms Mentoring Award.

Sunday, Aug. 9

Food For Thought Breakfast
7:30 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.
APAGS Governance

APAGSJoin APAGS Committee members for a discussion on the benefits of becoming a part of APAGS leadership and how to get involved.