Herschel Knapp, Ph.D., M.S.S.W. is a mental health clinician and health science researcher in Los Angeles, California. His experience includes acute care in hospital settings (ER, ICU, CCU, oncology) as well as longer term psychotherapy in both in- and out-patient settings with a diverse client population. He has served as a behavioral science representative, advocating for quality of care on Patient Care Committee, Palliative Care Committee, Ethics Committee, and Cancer Committee. He has taught at the university level, provided intern supervision, and presented numerous clinical trainings in hospitals and in the community. Dr. Knapp is currently involved in biobehavioral research directed at improving healthcare services to cancer patients, and enhancing access to HIV testing.