Robert Kaplan, Ph.D.

Dr. Robert Kaplan Ph.D.
faculty member

Robert Kaplan, Ph.D.

Public Health Sciences Division, Fred Hutch

Mail Stop: M4-B874
Office: M4-C807

Dr. Robert Kaplan is an epidemiologist and population health scientist. He specializes in cardiometabolic diseases such as coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes and insulin-like growth factor-related outcomes; lifestyle factors that impact health, such as smoking, physical activity and sedentary behavior; and the influence of the human microbiome and metabolome on cardiometabolic diseases. He also has expertise in noncommunicable diseases and aging-related outcomes among adults with long-standing HIV infection and other infections, including hepatitis C. Dr. Kaplan is also interested in health disparities and the health of Hispanic/Latino populations; he, along with collaborators from six other institutes and research centers across the country, is part of the largest long-term study of Hispanics ever conducted in the U.S.

Other Appointments & Affiliations

Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Population Health
Albert Einstein College of Medicine


Ph.D., University of Washington, 2000

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