Ronald H. Rozensky, Ph.D., ABPP, Professor in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, was awarded an American Psychological Association Presidential Citation during the APA Council meeting in Washington, D.C., on February 20, 2016.
APA President Susan McDaniel, Ph.D., ABPP, presented the certificate that states,
“Dr. Rozensky is a tireless advocate on behalf of psychology’s contributions in health care. Representing psychology in national forums including the Department of Health and Human Services Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary Community-based Linkages, he has shaped policy for interprofessional education, training, and practice. Dr. Rozensky’s services to APA include numerous boards, committees, task forces, the Council of Representatives, and Board of Directors with leadership roles in many. Able to envision future trends and needs, he served as chair of the task force that recommended establishing the APA Center for Workforce Studies, was instrumental in convening stakeholders to discuss structural changes to accreditation, and under his leadership APA approved a taxonomy for health service specialties in psychology. Dr. Rozensky is also co-chair of my Presidential Work Group to develop an interprofessional curriculum for graduate students to learn together. His scholarly contributions including serving as the founding editor for the Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings and numerous articles and books on psychology in health care settings. Dr. Rozensky is a true champion for psychology.”
Susan H. McDaniel,Ph.D.,ABPP
President, American Psychological Association