Team Science Leadership and Governance

Bonnie Spring, PhD, professor of Preventive Medicine, director of the Center for Behavioral Health and director of NUCATS Team ScienceNUCATS’ efforts to catalyze biomedical research collaborations build upon our cross-cutting Team Science Program, led by Bonnie Spring, PhD,  Professor of Preventive Medicine and Director of the Center for Behavior and Health in the Institute of Public Health and Medicine (IPHAM).  Dr. Spring’s research program, continuously funded for more than 30 years, incorporates  interdisciplinary teams that  develop, test, and disseminate technology-supported interventions to promote healthy behavior change in diet, physical activity, and smoking. She chaired the interdisciplinary National Institute Health (NIH)-sponsored Councils on Team Science and on Evidence-Based Behavioral Practice and served as founding editor and editor-in-chief of Translational Behavioral MedicinePractice, Policy, Research.  A past president of the Society of Behavioral Medicine, winner of its Research to Practice Translation and Distinguished Research Mentor Awards, and winner of The Obesity Society’s E-Health Pioneer Award, she chaired the American Psychological Association’s Board of Scientific Affairs.  She has been primary mentor for 23 individual mentored career development awards and is PI of an NIH institutional postdoctoral training program.