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Robert Lawrence Kaman

Robert Lawrence Kaman, American health educator.


  • Kaman, Robert Lawrence was born on June 26, 1941 in New York City. Son of Samuel Lawrence and Sylvia Zelda (Henner) Kaman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1963. Master of Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1969.


    • National Institutes of Health post doctoral fellow School Medicine University Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1969-1971. Instructor School Public Health University Michigan, 1971-1973. Acting director Institute Human Fitness Texas College Osteopathic Medicine, Fort Worth, 1978-1981, associate director Institute Human Fitness, 1981-1984, executive director Institute Human Fitness, 1984-1987, assistant professor, 1973-1983, associate professor, since 1983.


    • Contributor articles to professional publications.


    Denomination: Judaism


    Councilman City of Lakeside, Texas, 1983, mayor, 1984, 85. Chairman allocations subcommittee United Way, Fort Worth, since 1988. Vice chairman Fort Worth Aviation Board, since 1991.

    Fellow Association for Fitness in Business (regional president 1982-1984, national special projects vice president since 1989, national director education 1986-1987, national director communications 1987-1988, president 1992, editor newsletter 1988, associate editor journal. since 1989, Service award 1987). Member American College Sports Medicine (certified exercise test technologist).



    Bicycling, flying, sailing, carpentry.


    • Married Suzie Dress, September 3, 1967 (divorced 1985). Childen: Geoff, Jessica. Married Amy Irene Johnson, September 12, 1986.

      Children: Kenneth Deweese, Perry Deweese.
    • father: Samuel Lawrence Kaman
    • mother: Sylvia Zelda (Henner) Kaman
    • spouses: Suzie Dress
    • Amy Irene Johnson
    • children: Kenneth Deweese Kaman
    • Perry Deweese Kaman
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    Born June 26, 1941