Cancer Institute A national cancer institute
designated cancer center

Abby C. King

Honors and Awards

  • Recipient, Outstanding work in Support of Health Equity recognition, Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) (2014)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Service Award, Society of Behavioral Medicine (2013)
  • President, Society of Behavioral Medicine (2011 - 2012)
  • Member, Executive Committee and Board of Directors, Society of Behavioral Medicine (2010-2013)
  • Member, US Secretary of DHHS Sci Advis Committee, National Health Promot-Dis Prev 2020 Objectives (2007 - 2011)
  • Recipient, Teaching Award for Outstanding Contributions to Divisional Teaching Activities, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Dept. of Medicine (2011)
  • Recipient, Distinguished Research Mentor Award, Society of Behavioral Medicine (2003)
  • Recipient, Teaching Award for Outstanding Contributions to Divisional Teaching Activities, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Dept. of Medicine (2001)
  • Elected Member, Academy of Behavioral Science Research (1999)
  • Contributing Author, US Surgeon General's Report on Physical Activity and Health (1995-1996)
  • Award for Outstanding Scientific Contributions in Health Psychology, American Psychological Association (1994)
  • Shannon Award for meritorious research on health and aging, National Institutes of Health (1994)
  • Citation Research Honors, Society of Behavioral Medicine (85-86,93,98,00,04-06, 10-11)
  • Co-Author, Outstanding Academic Book of the Year, Choice publication (1989)

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