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Robert Kaplan

Robert Kaplan, Ph.D., English, The Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY), is the former Director of Writing and Communications, and now works as a writing consultant. He is responsible for editing the Center’s grant applications, project reports, publications, curricula, manuals, presentations, and any other project materials; he also assists with the production of all significant internal and external documents. He conducts workshops on writing concept papers, abstracts, literature reviews, and other types of writing and research used in public health. Prior to joining the Center in 2003, Mr. Kaplan worked in the Hunter College Program in Urban Public Health, helping faculty to develop writing-based public health curricula and assisting undergraduate and graduate students to develop the critical writing, reading, and thinking skills needed by public health professionals.

Publications:

Krauss, B., O'Day, J., Godfrey, C., Rente, K., Freidin, L., Bratt, E., et al. [Kaplan, R.] (2006). Who wins in the status games? Violence, sexual violence and an emerging single standard among adolescent women. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1087 (November), 56-73.

Krauss, B., Godfrey,C., O’Day, J., Freidin, E., & Kaplan, R. (2006). Learning to live with an epidemic: Reducing stigma and increasing safe and sensitive socializing with persons with HIV. In M. E. Lyon & L. J. D’Angelo (Eds.). Teenagers, HIV, and AIDS: Insights from youth living with the virus (pp. 83-103). Westport, CT: Praeger.

Krauss, B., O'Day, J., Freidin, E., Hodorek, S., & Kaplan, R. (2006, August). An educational intervention to improve attitudes and increase social interaction with persons living with HIV: Effects of a parent training on parents and children living in a 10% HIV seroprevalence community [Abstract]. XVI-th International AIDS Conference, Conference Record, Vol. 2, 210.

Minian, N., Krauss, B., Kaplan, R., Nwakeze, P., Martinez, A., & Hamdi, H. (2006, August). Understanding age-related risk behaviors in order to reduce HIV [Abstract]. XVI-th International AIDS Conference, Conference Record, Vol. 2, 405-406.

Krauss, B., O'Day, J., Godfrey, C., Rente, K., Freidin, L., Bratt, E., et al. [Kaplan, R.] (2006). Who wins in the status games? Violence, sexual violence and an emerging single standard among adolescent women. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1087 (November), 56-73. (please note that this is now listed in the pubs as "In Press."

Presentations:

Krauss, B., McGinniss, S., O’Day, J., Hodorek, S., Bournea, M. & Kaplan, R. (2007, July). Delaying tactics: Parent HIV education as a protective factor for early sexual debut. Poster presented at NIMH International Conference on the Role of Families in Preventing and Adapting to HIV/AIDS, San Francisco, CA.

Krauss, B., Rosen, D., Welch, A., Culleton, B., Kaplan, R., & Chowdhury, F. (2007, June). Interacting with ease: Reducing the stigma of HIV and promoting positive caring for persons living with HIV. Presented at the HIV Care Network of the Greater Hudson Valley, Newburgh, NY.

Krauss, B., Rosen, D., Welch, A., Culleton, B., Kaplan, R., & Chowdhury, F. (2007, May). Reducing the stigma of HIV through a theory-based, skill-building intervention. Invited Benjamin B. Wolman Award Address [Beatrice J. Krauss, Awardee], 15th Annual Undergraduate Psychology Conference, Pace University, New York, NY.

Krauss, B., Rosen, D., Welch, A., Culleton, B., Kaplan, R., & Chowdhury, F. (2007, May). Interacting with ease: Reducing the stigma of HIV and promoting positive caring for persons living with HIV. Presented at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Psychiatry Grand Rounds, New York, NY.

Rosen, D. Krauss, B., Welch, A., Culleton, B., Kaplan, R., & Chowdhury, F. (2007, February). Interacting with ease: Reducing the stigma of HIV and promoting positive caring. Presented at the AIDS Clinical Trial Unit, Bellevue Hospital, Center for AIDS Research, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY.

Krauss, B.J., O Day, J., Freidin, E., Hodorek, S. & Kaplan, R. (2006, August). Poster presentation. An educational intervention to improve attitudes and increase social interaction with persons living with HIV: Effects of a parent training on parents and children living in a 10% HIV seroprevalence community. XVI-th International AIDS Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Minian, N., Krauss, B., Kaplan, R., Nwakeze, P., Martinez, A., & Hamdi, H. (2006, August). Poster presentation. Understanding age-related risk behaviors in order to reduce HIV. XVI-th International AIDS Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Minian, N., Rente, R., O Day, J., Krauss, B., Kaplan, R., & Bratt, E. (2006, July). Poster presentation. Redefining common perceptions of parenthood in young men and women. NIMH International Conference on the Role of Families in Preventing and Adapting to HIV/AIDS, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Aledort, N., Bratt, E., Leonard, N., Gwadz, M., Kaplan, R., & Krauss, B. (2005, July). Poster presentation. What youth want from parents regarding HIV VCT, and what providers don’t know: Discussing the disconnect. The National Institute of Mental Health Annual International Research Conference on the Role of the Families in Preventing and Adapting to HIV/AIDS, Brooklyn, NY.

Godfrey, C., Minian, N., Krauss, B., Nwakeze, P., Freudenberg, N., & Kaplan, R. (2004, November). Poster presentation. Seeing the problem: The role of self-awareness in reducing alcohol use among individuals experiencing multiple high risk contexts. The American Public Health Association 132nd Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

Welch, C., Rente, K., O’Day, J., Godfrey, C., Krauss, B., Minian, N., Kaplan, R., Kapungu, C., Tolou-Shams, M., & Sturdivant, A. (2004, July). Poster presentation. The role of friends as family in providing life direction and preventing HIV. The National Institute of Mental Health Annual International Research Conference on the Role of Families in Preventing and Adapting to HIV/AIDS, Atlanta, GA.

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