Philip C. Kendall, Laura H. Carnell Professor of psychology and director of the Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Clinic, was elected to a three-year term on the Board of Trustees of the American Board of Professional Psychology. Since 1947, ABPP has served as the body that oversees the board certification of psychologists. Kendall, board certified in two specialties, was elected to the Board of Trustees as the representative of the ABPP specialty in Child and Adolescent Psychology.
Roberta A. Newton, professor of physical therapy in the College of Health Professions and associate director of the Institute on Aging at the School of Medicine, was recently named a fellow of the Gerontological Society of America. Newton, also a fellow of the College of Physicians of Philadelphia, was recently invited to attend the National Council on Aging National Action Plan Summit in Washington, D.C., where experts will develop a nationwide strategic plan to reduce falls in older adults.
William Stull, economics professor at The Fox School, helped organize and chair the Temple University Economic Education Center’s annual Hot Topics seminar for teachers in late October. The seminar was held at the Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank.
The School of Social Administration recently hired Jamahal Boyd as assistant dean of finance and operations. In 1998, Boyd became a collections specialist for Temple Physicians Inc. Most recently, Boyd served as the multi-section administrator for the Temple department of medicine. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Delaware State University and is a board member of Funches Services, a group that cares for Philadelphia-area homeless.
Temple hosted the fourth annual “College Counseling 101” Professional Development Conference on Jan. 8 at the Tuttleman Learning Center. For the past four years, David Kaiser, director of enrollment management, and Katie Gerst, associate director of enrollment management, have coordinated this program.