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APA is Seeking Candidates for the 2021 APA National Election

May 21, 2020 Dear Colleagues, I hope you are managing well despite the anxiety and…

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Volunteer for a COVID Crisis Management Task Force

COVID-19 has caused disruption in our educational, research and clinical activities in a substantive way.…

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Introduction to APA’s new president, Dr. Latha Chandran

Hello to all APA members! Let me start by introducing myself. I am Latha Chandran,…

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