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Dr. Folen is the Executive Director of the Hawaii Psychological Association. From 1984–2016, Dr. Folen worked at the Tripler Army Medical Center in Hawaii where he was the first Chief of the Behavioral Medicine and Health Psychology Service and later became the Chief of the Department of Psychology in 2007. He also served as the Co-Director of the Virtual Reality Research Laboratory at Pacific Telehealth & Technology HUI in Honolulu. Dr. Folen’s research and professional interests span a wide range of issues including primary care psychology, telehealth, psychopharmacology and biofeedback.
Molly S. Clark, PhD, ABPP (2017–2020)
Vice Chair, Registrant since 2010
Dr. Molly Clark is a licensed psychologist who received her PhD in counseling psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, MS. She completed the Doctoral Residency Program at the University of Missouri (Columbia) and the Health Psychology postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center’s Department of Family Medicine. After working for several years in primary care at the G.V. Sonny Montgomery VA Medical Center, Dr. Clark moved to serve as the director of the Health Psychology Fellowship in the University of Mississippi Medical Center Department of Family Medicine. Dr. Clark is currently an Associate Tenured Professor in the Department of Family Medicine and has a faculty appointment within the Department of Human Behavior and Psychiatry. She provides direct treatment for patients and consults with UMMC faculty regarding issues related to behavioral health. Additionally, she is involved in training healthcare providers in an effort to increase collaborative care roles amongst primary care providers and psychologists.
June W. J. Ching, PhD, ABPP (2017–2020)
Treasurer, Registrant since 1982
Dr. Ching is a Board Certified Clinical Psychologist who has been practicing in Hawaii for 36 years as a clinical and forensic psychologist, concentrating on the psychological assessment and treatment of a culturally diverse population of children, adults, couples, and families. She is a Clinical Affiliate Faculty with the University of Hawaii’s Clinical Studies Department of Psychology. A Fellow of APA, her contributions have focused on the advancement of psychology as a profession through advocacy, public education, and the promotion of initiatives which further the field for next generation of practicing psychologists. Dr. Ching has served in key leadership positions within her state and national governance, including President of the Hawaii Psychological Association, and as the first Asian-American woman President of APA Division 42 in 2015. She recently completed a term as vice-chair on the APA Practice Organization Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice and holds a seat on the APA Council of Representatives.
Dr. Wise is Clinical Professor and Director of the Psychology Training Clinic for the Department of Psychology at UNC-Chapel Hill. She teaches doctoral level courses that focus on clinical theory and practice, ethics, and diversity. She is a former chair of the American Psychological Association’s Ethics Committee and the North Carolina Psychology Board. Dr. Wise is a frequent presenter and consultant on ethical issues in clinical psychology. Her professional interests include education and training, psychotherapy outcome research, and applications of ethics and self-care in academic and professional practice settings.
Ron Manderscheid, PhD (2018–2021)
Ron Manderscheid, PhD, serves as the Executive Director of the National Association of County Behavioral Health and Developmental Disability Directors. Concurrently, he is Executive Director of the National Association for Rural Mental Health, Adjunct Professor at the Department of Mental Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, and Adjunct Professor, School of Social Work, University of Southern California. Dr. Manderscheid serves on the boards of the Cosmos Club, the Employee Assistance Research Foundation, the Danya Institute, the Council on Quality and Leadership, the NASMHPD Research Institute, and the Nation Register of Health Service Psychologists. He also serves as the Co-Chair of the Coalition for Whole Health. Previously, he served as the Director of Mental Health and Substance Use Programs at the Global Health Sector of SRA International and in several federal leadership roles in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Throughout his career, he has emphasized and promoted peer and family concerns.
Mr. Henry earned his JD from the University of Mississippi School of Law in 2003. He is a Partner at Wells, Marble & Hurst, PLLC, where he specializes in complex commercial litigation with an emphasis on defense. He was peer-nominated a “Rising Star of the Mid-South” for Commercial Defense and Intellectual Property Litigation in Super Lawyers Magazine. He serves on the National Committee of the Boy Scouts of America and on an Advisory Committee to the Secretary of the State in Intellectual Property, Software and Technology. He is also a supporter and Professional Partner of the Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership.
Michael H. LeBlond, PhD, MBA (2015–2018)
Registrant since 2013
Dr. LeBlond spent over 20 years in the high technology and Internet industries before rededicating his life to giving back to the community through psychology. He earned his MBA in 1985 from the University of Denver and his PhD in counseling psychology from the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, CO in 2010. He was the Vice President of MX Logic from 2004 to 2005 and of WebEx Communications, Inc. from 1999 to 2003. From 1988 to 1997 he held several positions with Apple Computer including Director of Technology Licensing and Director of Strategic Planning and Corporate Development. He has served on the Board of Directors for Denver Leadership Foundation, Arapahoe House, and Centennial Peaks Psychiatric Hospital. Currently, he is the founder and CEO of WebPsychology, LLC.
Patricia Logan, PhD (2016–2019)
Registrant since 2011
Sarah Shelton, PsyD, MPH, MSCP (2017–2020)
Registrant since 2007
Dr. Shelton received her PsyD in clinical health psychology from Spalding University in 2005. She was appointed Chief Resident at Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine for her internship year. She then completed two postdoctoral fellowships at the Medical College of Georgia in medical psychology and behavioral medicine and also earned a Master of Public Health degree. She then completed graduate training in Forensics at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology and earned a Postdoctoral Masters of Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology at Fairleigh Dickinson University. She has been in private practice for over a decade and specializes in medical and forensic psychology assessment and expert witness testimony. She also holds faculty appointments in psychology, criminology, public health, and psychopharmacology departments in several graduate programs. Dr. Shelton is currently President of the Kentucky Psychological Association (2018) and holds an appointment on a committee for the APA Div 41 American Psychology-Law Society.