DANIEL I. GALPER
Daniel I Galper of Washington, DC died on Wednesday, May 15, 2013. Born on November 30, 1966 in Bethesda, Maryland to Alice and Harvey Galper of Washington, DC, he is survived by his parents, his brother and sister-in-law David and Holly Galper of Darien, CT, his nieces Madeleine and Claire Galper and his former wife Sharon Kearns. He was educated at the Field School of Washington DC, Duke University, and Virginia Tech where he received a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. He was the Director, Research and Special Projects Directorate of the American Psychological Association, and also had a private practice in Washington, DC and Virginia. Prior to his work at the APA, he held a post-doctoral clinical fellowship at the University of VA Health System and was a Senior Research Associate at the University of Texas
Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. In his research work, he authored or co-authored over 25 research articles and book chapters, gave over 50 professional presentations and received a number of awards and honors. He enjoyed a broad range of outside interests including artistic and musical endeavors. The family will have a private funeral with a celebration of Dan's life to be held at a future date. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Galper Graduate Fund in Psychology (#871668) at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Office of the Dean, College of Science Administration (0405), Blacksburg, VA 24061. The family will receive visitors at their home, Wednesday, May 22, 2013 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.