Distinguished Psychologist Award

At the Spring Social and Awards Banquet, DPA honors one of our own with the Distinguished Psychologist Award. We encourage members to nominate candidates for this award. A nomination should include a letter of nomination and supporting documentation of that person's accomplishments (e.g., curriculum vita). Deadline for nominations is March 31st. Please send nominations to: Travis Whitfill, Ph.D., by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Congratulations to past recipients of this award:

Robert Gatchel, Ph.D., ABPP (2013)

Judith Samson, Ph.D. (2012)

Marty Lumpkin, Ph.D. (2010)

Connie Wilson, Ph.D. (2009)

Tim Branaman, Ph.D. (2008)

Richard L. Fulbright, Ph.D. (2007)

Harold Crasilneck, Ph.D. (2006)

Peter Stavinoha, Ph.D. (2005)

Manuel Balbona, Ph.D. (2004)

Jacqualene Stephens, Ph.D. (2003)

Delane Kinney, Ph.D. (2002)

Betsy Kennard, Psy.D. (2001)

Jerald Gottlieb, Ph.D. (2000)

Robert Littlefield, Ph.D. (1999)

John Gladfelter, Ph.D. (1998)

Anna Beth Benningfield, Ph.D. &

Milo Benningfield, Ph.D. (1997)

Jan Halebian, M.A. (1996)

Kyle Babick, Ph.D. (1995)

Karen Sitterle, Ph.D. (1994)

John Sell, Ph.D. (1993)

Jack Jernigan, Ph.D. &

Roberta Nutt, Ph.D. (1992)

Michael Gottlieb, Ph.D. (1991)

Pam Blumenthal, Ph.D. (1990)

Thomas Cook, Ph.D. (1989)

Cliff Jones, Ph.D. (1988)

Roce Scrivner, Ph.D. (1987)

Mary Alice Gordon, Ph.D. (1986)

Harry Parker, Ph.D. & Donald Giller, Ph.D. (1984)