Dr. Monica Wang, assistant professor of community health sciences at Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH), has been selected by the Society of Behavioral Medicine (SBM) to receive the 2016 Early Career Investigator Award.
The award recognizes an SBM member who has received a terminal degree within the last seven years. Selection is based ontotal career achievement and review of a representative published paper.
“It’s fantastic to have recognition for behavioral interventions that can yield multiple benefits,” Dr. Wang says, noting she’s especially excited that recognition is for promoting health among marginalized and minority populations — those, she points out, that are at particular risk.
The Society of Behavioral Medicine is a 2,200-member organization of scientific researchers, clinicians, and educators studying interactions among behavior, biology, and the environment, and translating findings into interventions that improve the health and well-being of individuals, families, and communities.
To read more about the award, go to: http://www.bu.edu/sph/2016/02/03/professor-honored-by-society-of-behavioral-medicine/