John Caccavale, Ph.D.,ABMP
Dr. Caccavale is a California licensed clinical and neuropsychologist and the executive director of NAPPP. He is a diplomate of the American
Board of Medical Psychology. Dr. Caccavale is a long time advocate for the advancement of clinical and medical psychology and its
inclusion into primary behavioral healthcare. Dr. Caccavale serves on a number of professional boards including the American Board of Medical Psychology,
the National Institute of Behavioral Health Quality and the American Board of Behavioral health Practice. He is the Chair of the Behavioral Health Committee of
Orange County Medical Reserve Corp. He has published numerous articles and book reviews on a wide array of subjects but, in recent years, has confined his
writings to the current issues facing the profession. Dr. Caccavale is a strong advocate for doctoral level psychology practice and, although he is a trained psychopharmacologist, he
advocates for psychotherapy as a first line treatment for behavioral disorders. Dr. Caccavale is the 2011 recipient of the Cummings Foundation PSYCHE Award.
Its prestigious roster of 14 recipients, along with its $50,000 prize, render it the highest award in mental health.
Nicholas Cummings, Ph.D, Sc.D.
Dr. Cummings is a psychologist who has been predicting the course of psychology for the past 50 years, and
has innovated steps to enhance the profession along the way. He has authored 47 books. In the 1950s he wrote the first comprehensive
prepaid psychotherapy insurance benefit and through his medical cost offset research convinced third party
payors to include psychotherapy as a covered benefit. His pioneering "intermittent, focused psychotherapy
throughout the life cycle" is the way most psychologists practice today. He was active with the Dirty Dozen
for 30 years, founded the professional school movement through the four campuses of the California School of
Professional Psychology, created the nation's only psychology-driven national healthcare company which grew
to 25 million covered lives and in which psychiatric/medical directors reported to psychologists, and a host
of other innovations too numerous to mention. He served as President of the APA, has six honorary doctorates,
and holds every honor the profession can bestow, including the Gold Medal. In predicting the necessity of
professional psychology to become integrated into mainstream healthcare for its survival, in 2008 he founded
the Doctor of Behavioral Health program at Arizona State University. For 44 years in spite of everything else
he was doing, he maintained a psychotherapy practice of no less than 40 to 50 patients per week. At the present
time he is President of the Cummings Foundation for Behavioral Health, Distinguished Professor at the
University of Nevada, Reno.
Levon Margolin, Ph.D.
Dr. Margolin, a licensed psychologist trained in behavioral medicine, is the CEO and Chief Psychologist
of ibemedô, a professional psychological corporation. Dr. Margolin brings a fresh, contemporary presence to
the NAPPP executive committee. The combination of his clinical expertise, business acumen, and creativity has
led Dr. Margolin to develop a skill set assuring his success as a doctoral level practicing psychologist as we
integrate into primary care. He is a great role model for recently licensed professional psychologists.
Jerry Morris, Psy.D.,ABPP,ABMP
Dr. Morris is a clinical psychologist who is also board certified in Medical Psychology, Family Psychology,
School Psychology, Case Management, and holds the APA National College of Psychology Certification in the
Treatment of Alcohol and other Psychoactive Substance Abuse. He is the author of books and numerous scientific
and professional papers in the area of psychology, management, and economics. Dr. Morris is the President and
Clinical Director of CMHC, Inc. Nevada MO, a comprehensive community mental health center serving Western Missouri.
He has developed and owned psychiatric hospitals and other healthcare facilities. He has served as graduate
and undergraduate faculty in psychology, economics, and management. Dr. Morris is on the board of directors of
the ABPP Couples and Family Board, the ABMP Medical Psychology Board, and he has served on APA Council, and
Rural and Finance Committees, and was the Division 42 Hospital and Healthcare Facilities Committee Chair for
11 years. He is the current president of the Academy of medical Psychology. Dr. Morris was President of the Missouri Psychological Association and served on the board for
8 years. He owns and operates a healthcare management consulting business, Morris & Morris, Inc. and serves
as a CMS facilities monitor and consultant to Government and private healthcare facilities.
David Reinhardt, Ph.D., ABMP
Dr. Reinhardt is the managing editor of NAPPP's newsletter, The Clinical Practitioner. He is Board certified in Medical Psychology and has
degrees in business Administration as well as his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and a post-doctoral Masters of Psychopharmacology from Alliant/CSCP. Dr. Reinhardt is a research scientist, with
extensive research on nutrients in mental health and mental health symptoms in physical disorders. In addition
to his NAPPP affiliations, he holds memberships in the International Society of Orthomollecular Medicine,
the Orthomollecular Health-Medicine Society, the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, and the Institute
of Functional Medicine. Dr. Reinhardt is founder and Director of the Mental Health and Wellness Center,
a hospital and skilled nursing focused practice in Southern California, and the Center for Health Science,
a behavioral healthcare center in Orange County, California
Howard Rubin, Ph.D., ABMP
Dr. Howard Rubin has been practicing clinical/medical psychology with sub specialties in pain management,
sports psychology, and psychopharmacology since 1971. He is a Diplomate and Fellow of the American Academy
of Pain Management, has post-doctoral certification in psychopharmacology, and is a board certified medical
psychologist. Dr. Rubin was appointed to the U.S. Olympic Team medical staff for the Los Angeles games in 1984.
He also served on the medical staff of the Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Dr. Rubin has published numerous research articles in professional psychology and medical journals, was a
member of the first faculty at CSPP in Los Angeles, has made several presentations to professional organizations
on such topics as Pain Management, Stress Management, Disaster Response, Child Abuse and Neglect, Hospital
Practice, and Drugs, Alcohol, and World Class Athletes. He was the founder of Pain CareCenters of America, Inc.,
and a founding member of the Center for the Improvement of Child Caring. He has appeared on many local and
national radio and television programs including the Today Show. Howard is the Chief Executive Officer of
Museum Center Surgery Group, Inc., and Managing Member of National Stand Up Imaging, LLC.
Jack Wiggins, Ph.D.,ABPP
Dr. Jack G. Wiggins also is a former APA president. He received the Gold Medal Award for Lifetime Achievements in the Practice of Psychology from the American Psychological
Foundation for his leadership in obtaining insurance reimbursement of psychological services, opening up
hospital staff privileges for psychologists to provide continuity of care for their patients, gaining federal
authorization of vocational rehabilitation for those with mental disorders, and obtaining prescriptive
authority for psychologists. He also served as the Centennial President of APA. Since moving to Arizona
he has continued his efforts to expand public access to quality care by psychologists that integrate their
expertise in the mental and physical treatments of patients. Dr. Wiggins also serves on the board of the
Academy of Medical Psychology.