ISMA Federation International Awardees for the year 2021

Prof. Sir Cary Lynn Cooper
Prof. Sir Cary Lynn Cooper Manchester Business School, University Of Manchester


Prof. Sir Cary Lynn Cooper Credentials:

The New York City Big Book Award prize of the best Marketing and PR Book of the Year in 2020.
Appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2001 Birthday Honours for his contribution to occupational/organizational health and was Knighted in the 2014 Birthday Honours for services to social science.
Chair of the Global Agenda Council for Chronic Disease and Mental Health of the World Economic Forum in 2010
Chair of the Academy of Social Sciences, a body representing over 88,000 social scientists and 46 learned societies in the social sciences (including the Royal Geographical Society, British Psychological Society, the Political Studies Association, and the Royal Statistical Society)
Highly acclaimed 6 volumes - Wellbeing: A Complete Reference Guides, published by Wiley-Blackwell, 2014

Dr. Jan Van Dixhoorn
Dr. Jan Van Dixhoorn Secretary Of The Rehabilitation Council Of The Dutch Heart Foundation (1984 - 1986)


Dr. Jan Van Dixhoorn was chairman of the working group to redesign the cardiac rehabilitation process in Kennemer Hospital, from 1998-2000. This was part of a national endeavour to redesign care, facilitated by Ernst & Young, consultancy and the Ministry of Health.

He was head of one of the first Biofeedback Clinics in the country, from 1977-1983, located in Kennemer Hospital, location Deo, in Haarlem.
He is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Stress Management Association (ISMA) and vice-president since 2001. In 1993 he initiated the Dutch ISMA branch and became its first president, up till the present day. He co-organised the fifth International Conference of ISMA, in The Netherlands, in 1995.
He is member of the editorial board of the journal 'Applied Psychophysiology and Biofeedback' and recently became associate editor of the 'International Journal of Stress Management'.

Prof. Nathan A Bowling
Prof. Nathan A Bowling Wright State University, USA


Prof. Nathan A Bowling Ranked among the top 2% of Stanford University’s 2020 ranking of the world’s top scientists.
Included in (2020) database of world’s most cited scientists (top 2%) most cited among Business and Management researchers. Have a total of 83 Publications and cited over in 10000+
Among the top 2% of most cited authors in popular industrial and organizational psychology textbooks.
Fellow of the SIOP and the APS
Most of his research focuses on three topics: (a) occupational health psychology, (b) counterproductive work behavior, and (c) careless responding to surveys.
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Prof. Sharon Glazer
Prof. Sharon Glazer University Of Baltimore, USA


Prof. Sharon Glazer is Cross-cultural organizational psychologist who studies the role of culture in individuals' organizational ABCs (affects, behaviors, and cognitions), changes in cultures due to domestic policies in a globalizing world, and differences and similarities between cultures on individuals, teams and organizations' ABCs.
Awardee of University’s President’s Award; the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Scholarly and Creative Activities Award (2021)
Dr. Glazer was a Fulbright scholar (1996-1997) at the Technical University of Budapest, as well as northern Italy and England, from 1999-2000 she was a postdoctoral fellow at the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, and in 2006-2007 she was an Erasmus Mundus Scholar (1 of 3 people selected world-wide), teaching and researching at University of Paris and University of Bologna.

Jessica Smyrl
Jessica Smyrl Director @ YSM Solutions , UK


Jessica Smyrl is Associate consultant at Royal College of Nursing.
Works on Health and Safety and Occupational Health to guide them through the stress risk assessment process by training, support and a health and wellbeing programme.
Founded of YSM Solutions in April 2009 with the aim of improving health and wellbeing within the workplace and resulting in a reduction in absenteeism and presenteeism, based in Glasgow.