Kalman J. Kaplan, Ph.D.
Kalman J. Kaplan, Ph.D. is Professor of Clinical Psychology and Director of the Center for Religion, Spirituality and Mental Health in the Department of Psychiatry and the Department of Medical Education at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Psychology and Judaism at Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies. Dr. Kaplan has held visiting positions at a number of universities, including The University of California-Davis, Harvard University, Boston University, Northwestern University Medical School and Tel Aviv University. He has been Editor of the Journal of Psychology and Judaism and on the Editorial Board of Omega. Dr. Kaplan is a Fellow in the American Psychological Association, was the co-recipient of the 1998 Alexander Gralnick Award for outstanding original research in suicide and schizophrenia, and was a 2006-2007 and 2011-2012 Fulbright Fellow at Tel Aviv University. In 2007-2010 Dr. Kaplan was awarded a start-up grant from The John Templeton Foundation to develop an online program in Religion, Spirituality and Mental Health at the University of Illinois College of Medicine.