The Peterson Prize is presented to an alumna/alumnus who has made outstanding contributions to professional psychology. Such contributions may include innovations in service delivery, education or training, service to under-served populations, and other creative professional efforts that enhance the general welfare.
This year’s Peterson Prize, one of GSAPP’s most distinguished awards, recognizes alumnus Dr. Tom Hildebrandt, the Chief of the Division of Eating & Weight Disorders (Center of Excellence) at Mount Sinai and an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai... read more
Dr. Jeffrey Axelbank has been awarded the Peterson Prize in recognition for his efforts on behalf of professional psychology and the rights of mental health patients. A loyal alumnus who has consistently contributed to the GSAPP community, Dr. Axelbank was named “Psychologist of the Year” in... read more
Lew Gantwerk is the 2011 winner of the Peterson Prize. He was the first director of the Center for Applied Psychology, and has contributed to the development of numerous programs and initiatives supporting GSAPP’s service and training mission. At GSAPP, he has worked to expand the practicum... read more