The mission of the American Academy of Health Behavior™ is to serve as the “research home” for health behavior scholars committed to excellence and diversity in research to improve the public's health
Goals of AAHB
Foster development and dissemination of knowledge through sponsorship of scientific meetings, symposia, and publications.
Recognize outstanding achievements in the areas of health behavior, health education, or health promotion research.
Encourage collaborative research efforts.
Influence health policy and allocation of resources within agencies, private foundations, and universities.
Foster the research career of young scholars
Create and sustain an environment that is welcoming and inclusive of diversity as reflected in the membership, health behavior issues, approaches and dissemination.