Excellence in CIRM Research Award 2022
Congratulations to Julian Thayer, PhD, the inaugural recipient of the Excellence in CIRM Research Award. This award recognizes an outstanding researcher who has demonstrated scientific excellence regarding the use and integration of complementary, holistic and integrative health approaches related to important rehabilitation medicine areas including healthcare, education and policy.
ABOUT JULIAN THAYER
Dr. Julian F. Thayer received his Ph.D. from New York University in psychophysiology with a minor in quantitative methods. Dr. Thayer has held faculty positions at Penn State University and the University of Missouri. Before moving to the Ohio State University in 2006 as the Ohio Eminent Scholar Professor in Health Psychology, Dr. Thayer was Chief of the Emotions and Quantitative Psychophysiology Section in the Laboratory of Personality and Cognition at the National Institute on Aging. Dr. Thayer is currently Distinguished Professor of Psychological Science at the University of California, Irvine. He has also been a visiting professor at the University of Bergen in Norway and the Free University of Amsterdam and a Research Fellow in Residence at the STUDIO for Creative Inquiry at Carnegie Mellon University. He has published over 450 research papers and book chapters covering a wide range of topics including behavioral medicine, cardiology, emotion, psycho- pathology, bioengineering, research design and multivariate statistical techniques. Dr. Thayer has received numerous research awards including the Sigma Xi Research Recognition Award and the Early Career Award for Contributions to Psychosomatic Medicine from the American Psychosomatic Society, and he is a Fellow of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, the Society for Psychophysiological Research, the American Psychosomatic Society, the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, and the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research. He has also received a Fulbright Fellowship to conduct research on emotion in Norway and an Alexander von Humboldt Research Award to conduct research in Germany. He has received distinguished scientist awards from the Association for Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback, the Society for Psychophysiological Research, the Society of Behavioral Medicine, and the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research.