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Any full time, active duty, USPHS Commissioned Officer Psychologist. One awardee will be chosen each year. The Chair, Chair-Elect and Secretary of the Psychologist professional Advisory Group (PsyPAG) are not eligible to compete.
Nominations may be made by civil servants or commissioned Officers who are familiar with the officer's accomplishments. For this award, psychologists are described as those within the HSO or Scientist Category who are classified by the Corps as a psychologist and who have the advanced graduate degrees in psychology and/or State licensure/certification as a psychologists.
Candidates must demonstrate:
A complete submission package consists of the following:
The Awards Sub-Committee of the PsyPAG may be composed of one or more representatives from the following: Current PsyPAG Officers (Chair, Chair-Elect, and Secretary); past PsyPAG Chairs; and past recipients of the PsyPAG Award. The first award will be decided by the 2005 PsyPAG chair, 2006 chair-elect and/or 2005 Secretary.
The Awards Sub-Committee will rank the most meritorious nominations and select the awardee. The selection of the recipient for the Psychologist of the year by the Awards Sub-Committee is final. The awardee may accept his or her award at the Commissioned Officers Association (COA) Public Health Professional Conference. All costs associated with attending the COA Professional Conference are the responsibility of the awarded Officer.
|2012||CDR Christopher Hunter|
|2011||LCDR Rick Schobitz|
|2010||CDR Dennis Slate|
|2009||CDR Dennis Slate, Psy.D|
|2008||LCDR Mike Tilus, Psy.D|
|2007||Dr. David McIntyre|
|2006||Dr. Chris Bersani and Dr. Jon Perez|