NJPA Psychologist of the Year Award

The award recognizes an NJPA member who has made important contributions to the profession of psychology in New Jersey, made important contributions to the profession through service to NJPA, and is a valuable asset to the association, through his/her character and unique professional abilities.

The Psychologist of the Year Award is presented to an NJPA member who meets the following criteria:
1. Made important contributions to the profession of psychology in New Jersey (Demonstrated excellence in psychology either through practice, research, and /or teaching.)
2. Made important contributions made to the profession through service to NJPA
3. Is a valuable asset to the association, through his/her character and unique professional abilities.

Nominee credentials

•    Professional Activity - activity in areas which directly address the topic of promoting the profession of psychology.

• Work Experience - work or volunteer activity which places the candidate in contact with issues related to the profession of psychology.

•    Publications and/or Presentations

Rationale

•    Perceived value/character of the nominee

•    Perceived unique abilities of the nominee

NJPA  Psychologist of the Year Award Recipients:
2020 - Francine Conway, PhD
2019 - Barry Katz, PhD
2018 - Kenneth Freundlich, PhD

2017 - Susan Esquilin, PhD
2016  - Joseph Coyne, PhD
2015 - Aaron Welt, PhD
2014 - Jeannine Zoppi, PhD
2013 - Robert McGrath, PhD
2012 - David Panzer, PsyD
2011 - Jeffrey Axelbank, PsyD
2010 - Phyllis Lakin, PhD
2009 - Dawn Gemeinhardt, PhD
2008 - Lois Steinberg, PhD
2007 - Duncan Walton, PhD
2006 - Judith Patterson, PhD
2005 - Barry Mitchell, PsyD
2004 - Raymond Hanbury, PhD
2003 - Gordon Boals, PhD
2002 - T. Stephen Patterson, PhD
2001 - Philip Witt, PhD
2000 - Rosalind S. Dorlen, PsyD
1999 - James Wulach, PhD, JD
1998 - John M. Lagos, PhD
1997 - Helen M. Strauss, PhD
1996 - Jane K. Hochberg, PsyD
1995 - Nina K. Thomas, PhD
1994 - Barry L. Helfmann, PsyD
1993 - Patricia Steckler, PhD
1992 - Neil Massoth, PhD
1991 - Carol Goodheart, EdD
1990 - Louis Schlesinger, PhD
1989 - Gerard D'Alessio, PhD
1988 - Donald Bernstein, PhD
1987 - Dorothy Cantor, PsyD
1986 - Milton Schwebel, PhD
1985 - John Seymour, PhD
1983 - Robert Garber, PhD
1982 - Morris Goodman, PhD
1981 - Virginia Bennett, EdD
1980 - Adella Youtz, PhD
1979 - Jack Krasner, PhD
1978 - Stanley Moldawsky, PhD
1977 - Jules Barron, PhD
1976 - Marvin Metsky, PhD
1975 - C. Winfield Scott, PhD
1974 - Robert Weitz, PhD
1973 - A. Eugene Shapiro, PhD
1972 - Maurice Kott, PhD
1970 - Donald Super, PhD
1969 - Samuel Kutash, PhD