The American Academy of Health Behavior

Breakfast Roundtables

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Breakfast roundtables offer an opportunity to meet, have breakfast, and network with leaders in health behavior research.  

Meals are included in the registration fee.  All participants are invited to breakfast.   


Monday, Feb.22, 2016
7:30-8:30am
Location: Tournament Hall A


Several roundtables are especially designed for first-time conference attendees, new or junior members, students, and anyone 

wanting to learn about ways to become more involved in the Academy! 


We hope you will take this opportunity to introduce yourself and let us know who you are. 

Each of the tables will be facilitated by senior members of the American Academy of Health Behavior or 

selected AAHB Award Recipients, Workshop Facilitators, and Panelists.


  Roundtables # 1 and # 2

  Topic:

Welcome to the Academy (students, new members and new attendees)

  Discussants:


Renée Umstattd Meyer, PhD MCHES (President Elect, 2016)

Kelli Will, PhD (AAHB Delegate)    


Roundtable # 3

 

Topic:

Leadership Opportunities and Vision for AAHB    

Discussant:


Jay Maddock, PhD, 2016 AAHB President


Roundtables # 4 & 5

Topic:

2015 AAHB Research Scholars Program Participants, Mentors and Mentees—

these round tables are for mentor/mentees selected for the 2016/17 

Research Scholars Program. Prior mentors/mentees from past years also are welcome.    

Discussants: 


Lorraine Reitzel, PhD, 2013-2015 Coordinator, Research Scholars Program & 

Mathew Lee Smith, PhD, 2016 – Coordinator, Research Scholars Program 


Roundtable # 6

Topic:

Maximizing Your Conference Experience: Breakfast with Representatives of the 2016 Conference Program and Planning Committee  

Discussants:


Anna Greer, PhD, Conference Planning Chair & 

Adam Barry, PhD, Conference Program Chair






Note: All other tables in the room will be OPEN for general networking, not labeled with a number.

Tuesday, February 23, 2016


7:30-8:30am

Location: Tournament Hall A

The Tuesday morning breakfast round tables will continue to provide attendees the opportunity to engage in conversations with conference Panelists, Professional Development Facilitators, and AAHB Award Recipients and Leaders. 

 Roundtables #1 and #2

  Topic:

  2015 Research Scholars Program Participants, Mentors and Mentees—this roundtable is      specifically for mentor/mentee pairs selected for 2016/17 Research Scholars Program    

  Discussants:


  Lorraine Reitzel, PhD, 2013-2015 Coordinator, Research Scholars Program & 

  Mathew Lee Smith, PhD, 2016 – Coordinator, Research Scholars Program  

  

Roundtable #3

 

Topic:

  Enhancing/Expanding Diversity in the Academy: Updates 

Discussant:


 Lisako McKyer, PhD, MPH


Roundtable #4

Topic:

  Beyond the Annual Meeting: Special Interests/Activities for Members Year Round    

Discussants: 


  Mark Reed, PhD and Adam Knowlden, PhD    


Roundtable #5

 

Topic:

  Breakfast with the 2016 Research Laureate Award Winner    

 

Discussant:

  

Marcia Ory, PhD    



  Roundtable #6

  Topic:

  Meet Your Delegates 

  Discussants:


  Julie Croft, PhD; Lara McKenzie, PhD; Anna Greer, PhD    


 Note: All other tables in the room will be OPEN for general networking, not labeled with a number.

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