Laurie Ann Kopin, NP, MS, EdD
Laurie Ann Kopin, NP, MS, EdDView Contact & Scheduling
She is the 2003 recipient of the University of Rochester Medical Center Board of Directors Excellence Award. In addition, she received the University of Rochester School of Nursing Outstanding Scholarly Practitioner Award also awarded in 2003. In April of 2007, she received the prestigious award of "Woman of the Year – Medicine" from the IACC in Rochester, New York. Nationally, Ms. Kopin was the recipient of the Terry Thomas Excellence in Clinical Practice Award from the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association in 2008 and became a PCNA Fellow in 2010.
Ms. Kopin received a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing from Nazareth College, Rochester, NY in 1981 and went on to receive her Master of Science degree in Nursing Administration in 1991 and a Post-Masters as a Primary Care Nurse Practitioner in 1994 from the University of Rochester School of Nursing. In May, 2011 she received her doctorate in Educational Administration in Higher Education from the University of Rochester Warner School of Education and Human Development. Her dissertation was titled, "An Examination of Health Promotion Services for College Students".
Ms. Kopin is the author of numerous articles, book chapters, and web-based learning modules in the area of preventive cardiology and lipid management. She serves as an author and editor for the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Internal Medicine. Her publications and research interests are primarily in the area of health promotion and the primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases.
Presently, Ms. Kopin serves as either Co-Principal Investigator or Sub-Investigator for several clinical research trials including two that were awarded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI).
Ms. Kopin serves on the faculty in the University of Rochester School of Medicine Community and Preventive Medicine's Masters in Public Health program and teaches a course, "Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine".
Professional and community outreach efforts include collaborative efforts with both local and national organizations. She is President for the Northeast New York Regional Chapter of the Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association (PCNA) and served on the Board of Directors for the American Heart Association Council on Cardiovascular Nursing – National CHD Prevention Subcommittee. Internationally, she served on the Executive Curriculum Committee for the World Heart Federation and currently is an abstract reviewer for the European Society of Cardiology.
Residency & Fellowship
Graduate, Nazareth College of Rochester.
Graduate, University of Rochester.
PHD | Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education & Human Development. 2011
ANP | University of Rochester. Nurse Practitioner. 1994
AND | Monroe Community College. 1976
Fellow-Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association. 2010
2008 Terry Thomas Clinical Practice Award. 2008
2007 10th Annual Women of the Year Award - Medicine/Science. 2007
2003 University of Rochester Medical Center Board of Directors Excellence Award. 2004
Outstanding Scholarly Practitioner Award. 2003
Who's Who in Health Services Education. 2003
Volunteer Instructor Service Recognition. 1996
Volunteer Service Award. 1991
Volunteer Service Award. 1991
Outstanding Program Award.. 1989
Most Attractive Program Materials Award.. 1987
Laurie Kopin is the Executive Director of the Donor Relations and Executive Health Programs at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She is also a Senior Nurse Practitioner in the Preventive Cardiology Clinic located at the Clinton Crossings Medical Campus. Of special interest to Ms. Kopin was the development of the preventive cardiology program that offers a fully comprehensive lipid disorder and hypertension clinic. Numerous clinical trials are conducted at the Preventive Cardiology Clinic where she serves as the sub-investigator.
Ms. Kopin is also an Associate Professor of Nursing and a Senior Instructor of Medicine at the University of Rochester School of Nursing and the School of Medicine. She teaches a graduate level MPH course in the Department of Community and Preventive Medicine entitled, "Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine". She is a collaborating faculty member on the NHLBI Nutrition Academic Award that was the driving force behind the development and implementation of this preventive medicine course.
An Examination of Health Promotion Services for College Students: A Program Evaluation
Doctoral Dissertation, Warner School of Education and Human Development, University of Rochester. 2011; .
Artinian, N.T., Fletcher, G.F., Mozaffarian, D., Kris-Etherton, P., Van Horn, L., Lichtenstein, A.H., Kumanyika, S., Kraus, W.E. Fleg, J.L., Redeker, N.S., Meininger, J.C., Banks, J., Stuart-Shor, E.M., Fletcher, B.J., Miller, T.D., Berra, S., Hayman, L.L., Ewing, L.J., Ades, P.A., Durstine, J.L., Houston-Miller, N., & Burke, L.E.
Interventions to Promote Physical Activity and Dietary Lifestyle Changes for Cardiovascular Risk Factor Reduction in Adults
The effect of giving global coronary risk information to adults: a systematic review
Sheridan, S.L, Viera, A.J., Krantz, M.J., Ice, C.L., Steinman, L.E., Peters, K.E., Kopin, L.A., Lungelow, D.; Cardiovascular Health Intervention Research and Translation Network Work Group on Global Coronary Heart Disease Risk.
Arch Intern Med. 2010; 170(3): 230-239.
In The Clinic - Dyslipidemia
Kopin, L.A. & Lowenstein, C.J.
Ann Intern Med. 2010; 163(3): ITC21.
The Impact of Metformin, Oral Contraceptives and Lifestyle Modification, on Polycystic Ovary Syndrome in Obese Adolescent Women in Two Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Clinical Trials
Hoeger, K., Davidson, K., Kochman, L., Cherry, T., Kopin, L., & Guzick, D.S.
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. 2008; 93(11): 4299-42306 PMCID: PMC2582568.
In the Clinic - Dyslipidemia
Kopin, L.A., Pearson, T.A.
Annals of Internal Medicine. American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine (ACP-ASIM). 2007; 148(5): 407-408.
Getting to Goal with Combination Therapy.
Lipid Management Today. 2004; 1:2-6.
Pearson T, Kopin L
Preventive cardiology.. 2003 6 (4):204-11. Epub 1900 01 01.
Manual of Heart Failure Management (2009)
Chapter: Physical Activity in Heart Failure
Authors: Kopin, L.A., & Malzewski, V
Publisher: Springer-Verlag London Limited, New York, NY 2009
Pollock's Textbook of Cardiovascular Disease and Rehabilitation (2008)
Chapter: Multifactorial Risk Factor Intervention
Authors: Kopin, L.A.; Pearson, T.A.
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishing, Champaign, IL 2008
Compliance in Healthcare and Research (2001)
Chapter: Compliance of Healthcare Professional With Screening and Treatment Guidelines
Authors: Kopin, LA, Pearson, TA,
Publisher: Futura Publishing Company, Inc., Armonk, New York 2001
Physicians' Information and Education Resource (PIER) (2001)
Chapter: Management of Lipid Disorders. American College of Physicians - American Society of Internal Medicine (ACP - ASIM)
Authors: Kopin, LA, Pearson, TA,
Publisher: Web based PIER learning module, (http://www.acponline.org) 2001