Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions: Janice K. Kiecolt-Glaser.

The American Psychological Association Awards for Distinguished Scientific Contributions are presented to persons who, in the opinion of the Committee on Scientific Awards, have made distinguished theoretical or empirical contributions to basic research in psychology. Janice K. Kiecolt-Glaser is a recipient of the 2018 award “for her outstanding contributions to our understanding of the roles of psychological and social factors in endocrine, immune, and metabolic responses. In earlier work with Ronald Glaser, Janice K. Kiecolt-Glaser demonstrated that psychological stress can impair immune-related processes, such as slowing wound healing and weakening vaccine responses.” Kiecolt-Glaser’s award citation, biography, and a selected bibliography are presented here. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2018 APA, all rights reserved)