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Schneiderman receives Lifetime Achievement Award from International Society of Behavioral Medicine
Neil Schneiderman, James Knight Professor of Psychology, Medicine, Psychiatry and Biomedical Engineering at the University of Miami and Director of the University’s Behavioral Medicine Research Center, was awarded the International Society of Behavioral Medicine’s Lifetime Achievement Award on August 29 at the society’s 12th International Congress of Behavioral Medicine.
Schneiderman has served on UM’s faculty since 1965, teaching and leading major scientific investigations including basic biobehavioral research, randomized clinical trials and population-based multicenter epidemiological studies. Schneiderman is principal investigator of the Miami Field Center of the NIH multi-center, longitudinal Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos, which is the largest NIH study of Hispanic/Latino health in the United States ever conducted. As one of the founders of the field of Behavioral Medicine and a founding member of the ISBM, Dr. Schneiderman has served on its board since 1990, served as founding Editor of the International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, and was President of the ISBM. In 1996, he co-edited a volume with Kristina Orth-Gomér titled Behavioral Medicine Approaches to Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, based on an ISBM educational seminar held in Högberga, Sweden. The scholarly collaboration continues today.
For more on Dr. Schneiderman's award and achievements, please visit the ICBM awards page.
August 30, 2012