Associate Professor and Chair
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.