OHP Awards and Recognitions


SOHP is committed to recognizing contributions of occupational health psychology professionals to the science and practice of our field. We support several awards for research in occupational health psychology that are presented at the biannual International Conference on Work, Stress and Health Conference, which we cosponsor with the American Psychological Association and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Awards presented at the conference include:

  • Lifetime Career Achievement Award
  • Distinguished Contribution to OHP Award
  • Early Career Achievement Award
  • Best JOHP Article Award
  • Best Practicies Intervention and Evaluation Competition
  • Best Student Research Competition

See a list of award winners from previous years at: Past WSH Conference Awards

In addition, SOHP sponsors a Student Travel Award for students presenting their research at the Work, Stress, and Health Conference. The 2015 recipients of Student Travel Awards are:

Janelle H. Cheung, Clemson University, SC

  • Differentiation between high and low safety climate in trucking: An item response theory approach

Carolyn Winslow, George Mason University, VA,

  • Uncovering Moderators of Positive Psychology Interventions to Increase Employee Well-being

Julie Lanz, Florida International University, FL

  • Beyond Safety: Safety Climate's Influence on Contextual Performance.
  • The Buffering Effects of Resilience on Nurse Conflict

Archana Manapragada, Florida International University, FL

  • Safety Silence: The Conceptualization and Measurement of a New Construct

Victoria M. Graeve-Cunningham, University of Nebraska, Omaha, NE

  • Sustaining and Retaining a Healthy Volunteer Population by Mitigating Burnout

Other recognition