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Robert Lawrence Kaman, American health educator.

Background

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

Education

AB, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1963;Master of Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1967;Doctor of Philosophy, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1969.

Career

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

Membership

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).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: bicycling, flying, sailing, carpentry.

Connections

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

Children: Kenneth Deweese, Perry Deweese.