Michael G. Perri, PhD, ABPP, Clinical and Health Psychology professor and dean of the College of Public Health and Health Professions, was honored at the 34th Annual Society of Behavioral Medicine Meeting in San Francisco with the Distinguished Research Mentor Achievement Award.
The Society of Behavioral Medicine Distinguished Research Mentor Achievement Award was designed to honor outstanding service as a mentor in the professional arena, in honor of research endeavors. Winners are seen as the mentors who have fostered excellence in, and had a major impact on the field of behavioral medicine by virtue of their role as mentor.
Three of Dean Perri’s mentees, Kristen Medina, Samantha Minski, and Danielle Lespinasse, received awards for their research abstracts at this year’s SBM meeting. At the 2012 SBM meeting, Dean Perri’s mentee Lisa M. Nackers received the Outstanding Dissertation Achievement Award.