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Daniel B. Kaplan, PhD, LICSW

Specialities and Expertise

  • Gerontology, Dementia Care



  • Doctorate: Columbia University School of Social Work, New York, NY
  • Master of Social Work: Simmons College School of Social Work, Boston, MA


  • Licensed Master of Social Work (LMSW)
  • Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW)
  • Clinical Social Worker in Gerontology, NASW (CSW-G)
  • Qualified Dementia Care Specialist, Dementia Care Professionals of America (QDCS)

Select Awards, Achievements and Publications

  • Member, The New York Academy of Medicine
  • Finalist, Student Poster Award, Gerontological Society of America (GSA) Section on Social Research, Practice and Policy (SRPP), 2012
  • Grantmakers in Aging Fellow for outstanding graduate/postdoctoral students whose interests and work benefit the field of aging, 2008
  • Manuscript reviewer, International Social Work, 2010-present
  • Manuscript reviewer, Journal of Gerontological Social Work, 2009-present
  • Fellow, Emerging Leaders in Aging Program (Tideswell, AGS, ADGAP), 2018