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  • 1.Featured Psychologist: Reiko True, PhD
    After becoming the first female director of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Forensic Services, Dr. True was able to demonstrate the importance of creating multicultural focused programs and also generating programs for women with children. She has devoted herself to the advancement of minorities over a span of 25 years and her commitment has yielded great improvement.
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  • 2.Dr. Andrea Farkas Patenaude, Genetics Psychologist
    Dr. Patenaude uses psychological science not only to study patients’ predisposition to disease, but to support them in processing the information.
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  • 3.William James: 1894 and 1904 APA President
    William James did more to establish the new science of psychology in American than anyone else, despite the fact that he did not conduct psychological research or develop a systematic theory of psychology.
    Profile (January 2011)
  • 4.Norman Abeles: 1997 APA President
    Norman Abeles was APA president in 1997 and is a fellow of the Society for Personality Assessment.
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  • 5.Featured Psychologist: Glorisa J. Canino, PhD
    Glorisa J. Canino, PhD, is a professor at the School of Medicine, department of pediatrics, and the director of the Behavioral Sciences Research Institute, University of Puerto Rico, School of Medicine. She is presently principal or co-principal investigator of several grants funded by the National Institute of Health. She has published substantially in the area of instrument psychometrics, psychiatric epidemiology, mental health services research, pediatric asthma and health disparities. Canino has been for the past 24 years a leading Latino researcher and her various research studies have resulted in more than 200 publications in scientific journals.
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  • 6.Neal Elgar Miller: 1961 APA President
    Miller’s relationship with the APA was prolonged and fruitful. In addition to serving on a number of boards and committees, he served as President from 1960-1961, and among many other honors he received the APA Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award in 1959 and the APA Citation for Outstanding Lifetime Contribution to Psychology in 1991.
    Profile (January 2011)
  • 7.Dr. James Sallis, Health Psychologist
    Dr. Sallis is taking a practical approach to get people moving. Working with urban designers, he uses psychological science to plan communities that encourage more walking and less driving.
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  • 8.Lula A. Beatty, PhD
    Lula A. Beatty, PhD, a member of the Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology planning committee, is director of the Special Populations Office, Office of the Director, at the National Institute on Drug Abuse.
    Profile (January 2011)
  • 9.Robert J. Sternberg: 2003 APA President
    Robert J. Sternberg was APA president in 2003 and has served on the Boards of Directors of the APA, APA Insurance Trust, American Psychological Foundation and Eastern Psychological Association.
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  • 10.Featured Psychologists: Mamie Phipps Clark, PhD and Kenneth Clark, PhD
    Mamie Phipps Clark, PhD, and Kenneth Clark, PhD were the first African Americans to obtain their doctorate degrees in psychology from Columbia University, opened the Northside Center for Child Development in 1946, and testified as expert witnesses in the Brown vs. Board of Education case in 1954, making them influential to the Civil Rights movement.
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