Joseph E. Troiani, Ph.D., was recently awarded the American Psychological Association Society for Military Psychology (Division 19) Military Psychology Presidential Citation. Troiani is the Founding Director of Military Psychology at Adler University and Associate Professor for the Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) in Clinical Psychology program in Chicago.
Troiani was presented the award on behalf of Division 19 President Dr. Stephen Bowles at a virtual event on December 30, 2019. The Military Psychology Presidential Citation recognizes “the extraordinary efforts and accomplishments made by Division 19 members and others to the field of military psychology and/or to the APA Society for Military Psychology in the areas of leadership, service, and advocacy.”
Troiani was also recognized with the 2019 Professional of the Year Award from the Illinois Certification Board. The Professional of the Year award was presented at the 23rd Annual Fall Conference on October 14, 2019 on behalf of the Board of Directors by Illinois Certification Board President Joseph M. Lokaitis.
The award states, “In recognition of the difference you have made in the lives of your clients, the people you work with, and the field in general, the Illinois Certification Board is proud to act on their behalf in presenting you with this award.” A retired U.S. Navy officer, Troiani has been a faculty member at Adler University since 1993 and has more than 45 years of experience working in psychiatric hospitals, community mental health centers, and in public health.