- Curriculum Vitae
Office Location: AC-1E12G
Degree Institution Field Dates PhD Graduate Center, CUNY Neurospsychology 2011 MA Queen College, CUNY Psychology 2008 MA Columbia University Motor Learning 2003 BS New York University Occupational Therapy 1980
- Areas of Expertise:
- Pediatric Occupational Therapy
Motor learning and skill acquisition
Attention, disease severity and activities of daily living in Alzheimer disease
- Books in Field Of Expertise:
Kaplan, L..R.. The relationship among attention, daily behavior and disease severity in patients with Alzheimer's disease.. United States, New York: ProQuest/UMI, 2011. 1-97.
- Articles in Field Of Expertise:
Kaplan, L.R., Foldi, N.S.. "The Complexity of Activities of Daily Living and their Relationship to Attention in Alzheimer’s disease: A Review of ADL Classification Systems.." Topics in Geriatric Rehabilitation. 25 2009: 365-374.
Lesensky, S., & Kaplan, L.R. "Occupational therapy and motor learning: Putting theory into practice.." OT Practice. 5 2000: 13-16.
Kaplan, L.. "Occupational therapy admission process: A performance based model.." Innovation in Occupational Therapy Education. 2000: 146-155.
- Refereed Proceedings in Field Of Expertise:
Foldi, N. S., Kaplan, L.R., Ly, J., Nikelshpur, O, Macina, L.O. , Berger, J.T.. "The relationship of daily function to attention, memory and global cognition in Alzheimer Disease (AD)." Alzheimer’s and Dementia – The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association.. 7 2011: S244.
Foldi, N.S., Ly, J.J., Redfield, J., Honig, L.S., White, R.E.C., Kaplan, L.R., Nikelshpur, O.M., Berger, J.T., Gomolin, I.H., Macina, L.O. ".Impaired attentional psychological refractory period in Alzheimer disease." Alzheimer’s and Dementia – The Journal of the Alzheimer’s Association.. 4 2008: T764..
Foldi, N.S. White, R.E.C., Redfield, J., Vedrody, S., Kaplan, L.R, Lombardi, K.I., Ly, J.,. "Attentional Psychological Refractory Period Detects Early Response to Donepezil Treatment." Alzheimer’s and Dementi. 2 2006: S382.
- Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances:
" The relationship of daily function to attention, memory and global cognition in Alzheimer Disease " 2011: International Conference for Alzheimer disease (ICAD).
" The Effects Of Random And Blocked Practice On Learning A Complex Task In Adolescents, Young And Elderly Adults " 2011: American Occupational Therapy Annual Conference.
" The Relationship of Daily Function to Attention and Global Cognition in Alzheimer Disease " 2011: International Neurospychology Society.
" Knowledge on learning plagiarism in Health Professions: A survey study. " 2010: The New York State Occupational Therapy Association Conference.
" The relationship between attention, behavior, and caregiver stress in patients with Alzheimer disease undergoing cholinesterase inhibitor treatment. " 2007: Neuropsychology Research Day.
" The effect of practice on learning a complex task " 2007: The New York State Occupational Therapy Association Conference.
- Professional Honors, Prizes, Fellowships:
Max and Edith Wiener Award for research and clinical work involving patients with Alzheimer disease and their families: May 29, 2008.
PSC- CUNY, The Effects of Random and Blocked Practice on Learning a Complex Task in Children, Adolescents, Young and Elderly Adults. 2012-2013: $3500.
PSC- CUNY, The Effects of Random and Blocked Practice on Learning a Complex Task in Adolescents, Young and Elderly Adults. 2010-2011: $4760.
PSC- CUNY, The relationship between attention, behavior, caregiver stress in patients with Alzheimer disease undergoing cholinesterase inhibitor treatment.. 2007-2008: $5000.
New York State Research and Technology Grant Initiative, Motor learning in children with cerebral palsy during a reach and manipulation task.. 2000-2001: $24,900.
PSC- CUNY, Occupational therapy admission procedures: a performance based model.. 2000-2001: $3353.