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Laurie A. Kopin, M.S., Ed.D.

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Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 276-5010

Administrative: (585) 276-4991

Office: (585) 276-4991

Fax: (585) 276-2718

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Biography

Professional Background

Laurie Kopin, Ed.D, MS, RN, ANP, FPCNA, is an Associate Professor of Nursing at the University of Rochester School of Nursing. She also holds a joint appointment as a Senior Instructor in the University of Rochester School of Medicine in the Department of Community and Preventive Medicine. Her primary appointment is the Executive Director of Executive Health at the University of Rochester Medical Center and as a Senior Nurse Practitioner in the Preventive Cardiology Program.

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 reseach 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.

Research

Research:

Primary and secondary prevention of coronary heart disease through the identification and modification of coronary risk factors. Special interest in community outreach and intervention programs. Active as a sub-investigator on numerous clinical trials dealing with hyperlipidemia.

Laurie Kopin is the Executive Director of the Donor Relations and Executive Health Programs at the Univeristy 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.

Credentials

Education

1991
MS | University of Rochester School of Nursing
Nursing Administration

1981
BS | Nazareth College
Nursing - Other

1976
ASN | Monroe Community College
Nursing

1994
Post Masters Certificate | University of Rochester School of Nursing
Adult Primary Care Nurse Practitioner

2011
Ed.D | University of Rochester Warner School of Education and Human Development
Educational Administration in Higher Education

Awards

2010 - Present
Fellow-Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association

2008
2008 Terry Thomas Clinical Practice Award
Sponsor: Preventive Cardiovascular Nurses Association

2007
2007 10th Annual Women of the Year Award - Medicine/Science
Sponsor: IACC
Location: Rochester, NY

2004
2003 University of Rochester Medical Center Board of Directors Excellence Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester Medical Center
Location: Rochester, NY

2003
Outstanding Scholarly Practitioner Award
Sponsor: University of Rochester School of Nursing
Location: Rochester, NY

2003
Who's Who in Health Services Education

1996
Volunteer Instructor Service Recognition
Sponsor: American Red Cross

1991
Volunteer Service Award
Sponsor: Mended Hearts Greater Rochester Chapter #50

1991
Volunteer Service Award
Sponsor: Mended Hearts Greater Rochester Chapter #50
Location: Rochester, NY

1989
Outstanding Program Award.
Sponsor: Board of Directors 82nd Annual Meeting. Jewish Community Center

1987
Most Attractive Program Materials Award.
Sponsor: National JWB Institute. Jewish Welfare Board

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Publications

Journal Articles

2011
Kopin, L.A. "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; .

2/2010
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. "The effect of giving global coronary risk information to adults: a systematic review". Arch Intern Med. 2010; 170(3): 230-239.

2010
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 A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association". Circulation. 2010; 122(4): 406-441.

Books & Chapters

2009
Chapter Title: Physical Activity in Heart Failure
Book Title: Manual of Heart Failure Management
Author List: Kopin, L.A., & Malzewski, V
Edited By: Bisognano, J.D., Baker, M.L.
Published By: Springer-Verlag London Limited2009 in New York, NY

2008
Chapter Title: Multifactorial Risk Factor Intervention
Book Title: Pollock's Textbook of Cardiovascular Disease and Rehabilitation
Author List: Kopin, L.A.; Pearson, T.A.
Edited By: Durstine, J.L., Moore, G.E., et.al
Published By: Human Kinetics Publishing2008 in Champaign, IL

2001
Chapter Title: Compliance of Healthcare Professional With Screening and Treatment Guidelines
Book Title: Compliance in Healthcare and Research
Author List: Kopin, LA, Pearson, TA,
Edited By: Burke, LE, Ockene, IS
Published By: Futura Publishing Company, Inc.2001 in Armonk, New York

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