Jerome Feldman, PhD
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research
SUNY College of Optometry
33 West 42nd Street New York, NY 10036


Biography

 

Jerome Feldman joined the College of Optometry  in 1974. He has held several different positions at the College and is now  Director of the Schnurmacher Institute for Vision Research and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research.

Dr. Feldman received his BA and MS in Psychology from Hofstra University and received his PhD in Experimental Psychology from the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque.

Prior to joining the college, Dr. Feldman held a position at Drake University in Des Moines Iowa as Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology.

He is also a member of the ARVO and has received numerous grants, including the Short-term Research Training, NIH T-35 Training Grant.

Education

 

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, Phd, 1970

Hofstra University, MS, 1967

Hofstra University, BA, 1966

Publications

 

Cooper J, Citek K, Feldman J  Comparison of Refractive Error Measurements in Adults with Z-View Aberrometer, Humphrey Auto-Refractor, and Subjective Refraction, Optometry, Journal of the American Optometric (submitted and accepted for publication July 2010

Feldman J. (ed. Rosenfield) JOE.  Graduate Studies and Research at SUNY Optometry, submitted April 2010

Cooper J, Feldman J.     Reduction of symptoms in Binocular Anomalies Using Computerized Home Therapy – HTSTM, Optometry, Journal of the American Optometric Association (September 2009), 80(9), 481-486.

Bass, SJ, Cooper, J., Feldman, J. and Horn, D. "Comparison of an Automated Confrontation Testing Device Versus Finger Counting in the Detection of Field Loss", Optometry, Vol. 78, No. 8, pp. 390-395, 2007

Bass S, Feldman JM     Visual-field defects in well-defined retinal lesions using Humphrey and Dicon perimeters.  Optometry. 2000 Oct; 71(10):643-52.

Pasner K, Cooper J, Feldman JM     The relationship of stimulus characteristics to retinal correspondence and suppression in intermittent exotropia. Binocular Vision & Strabismus Quarterly, 2000, 15 (2), 131-140.

Werner L, Heiberger M, Feldman J, Johnston E.A study of the prevalence of unethical student behavior in optometry school. J Optom. Educ., 25(3), Sp. 2000, 82-87.

Cooper J, Pollack GJ, Ciuffreda KJ, Kruger P, Feldman J.     Accommodative and vergence findings in ocular myasthenia:  A case analysis, Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, 2000, 20(1), 5-11.

Anicho UM, Cooper J, Feldman JM, Jaanus SD, Dignam K.     A study of the clinical efficacy of Paremyd with and without dapiprazole in subjects with light and dark brown irides, Optometry and Vision Science, 1999, 76(2), 94-101.

Cooper J, Feldman JM, Jaanus S, Appleman W, Appel S, & Horn D.    Pupillary dilation and funduscopy with Paremyd or Tropicamide (0.5% or 1.0%) as a function of iris and skin pigmentation, and age. Journal of the American Optometric Association, 1996, 67(11), 669-675.

Solan, H.A., Feldman, J.M., & Tujak, L.    Developing visual and reading efficiency in older adults.  Optometry and Vision Science, 1995, 72(2), 139-145.

Feldman, J.M., Cooper, J., & Eichler R.    The effect of stimulus parameters (size, complexity, depth, and line thickness) on horizontal fusional amplitudes in normal humans.  Binocular Vision, 1993, 8(1), 23-30.

Cooper, J., Feldman, J.M., & Eichler R.    Relative strength of central and peripheral fusion as a function of stimulus parameters.  Optometry and Vision Science, 1992, 69(12), 966-972.

Feldman, J.M., Cooper, J., Reinstein, F. & Swiatoca, J.     Asthenopia induced by computer-generated fusional vergence targets.  Optometry and Vision Science, 1992, 69(9), 710-716.

Feldman, J.M., Cooper, J., Carniglia, P., Schiff, F.M., & Skeete, J.N.    Comparison of fusional ranges measured by Risley Prisms, Vectograms, and Computer Orthopter.  Optometry and Vision Science, 1989, 66(6), 375-382.

Cooper, J., Feldman, J.M., Selenow, A., Fair, R., Bucciero, F., MacDonald, D., and Levy, M.     Reduction of asthenopia following accommodative facility training.  American Journal of Optometry and Physiological Optics, 1987, 64(6), 430-436.

Cooper, J., Selenow, A., Ciuffreda, K., Feldman, J., Faverty, J., Hokoda, S., and Silver, J.     Reduction of asthenopia in patients with convergence insufficiency after fusional vergence training, American Journal of Optometry and Physiological Optics,1983, 60(12), 982-989.

Feldman, J.     Behavior modification in vision training: Facilitating prerequisite behaviors and visual skills.  Journal of the American Optometric Association, 1981, 52(4), 960-964.

Horn, D., Cooper, J., and Feldman, J.     Reliability of fixation disparity curves in normal subjects.  American Journal of Optometry and Physiological Optics, 1981, 58(11), 960-964.

Trachtman, J., Giambalvo, V., and Feldman, J. Biofeedback of accommodation to reduce functional myopia.  Biofeedback and Self-regulation, 1981, 6(4), 547-564.

Feldman, J. and Cooper, J.     Rapid assessment of stereopsis in pre-verbal children using operant techniques: A preliminary study.  Journal of the American Optometric Association, 1980, 51(8), 767-771.

Cooper, J. and Feldman, J.     Operant conditioning of fusional vergence ranges in children using random dot stereograms.  American Journal of Optometry and Physiological Optics, 1980, 57(4), 205-213.

Cooper, J. and Feldman, J.     Panoramic viewing and anomalous retinal viewing in the intermittent exotrope of the divergence excess type.  American Journal of Optometry and Physiological Optics, 1979, 56(7), 422-429.

Cooper, J. and Feldman, J.     Assessing monocular performance on the Frisby Stereo Test.  Journal of the American Optometric Association, 1979, 50(7), 807-809.

Cooper, J., Feldman, J., and Medlin, D.     Comparing stereoscopic performance of children using Titmus, TNO, and Randot Stereo tests.  Journal of the American Optometric Association, 1979, 50(7), 821-825.

Cooper, J. and Feldman, J.     Random dot stereogram performance by strabismic, amblyopic, and ocular pathology patients in an operant discrimination task.  American Journal of Optometry and Physiological Optics, 1978, 55(9), 599-609.

Cooper, J. and Feldman, J.     Operant conditioning and the assessment of stereopsis in young children.  American Journal of Optometry and Physiological Optics, 1978, 55(8), 532-542.

Feldman, J.     Blocking as a function of added cue intensity.  Animal Learning and Behavior, 1975, 3(2), 98-102.

Feldman, J.     Added cue control as a function of reinforcement predictability.  Journal of Experimental Psychology, 1971, 91(2), 317-325.

Feldman, J.     Added cue control as a function of reinforcement predictability.  Ph.D Dissertation, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 1970. Michigan University Microfilms.

Feldman, J.     Successive discrimination reversal as a function of drive and incentive.  Psychonomic Science, 1968, 13, 265-266.

Gossette, R. and Feldman, J.    An examination of the sensitivity of successive discrimination reversal (SDR) measures to differences in motivational level with Squirrel monkeys.  Psychonomic Science, 1968, 11, 157-158.

 

 

Research Grants

 

Short-term Research Training, NIH T-35 training grant (co-PI with K. Ciuffreda). 2010 -2015; 1994-2006; 2010- present

The Effect of Paremyd and Rev-Eyes in Blacks and Caucasians (w. J. Cooper), Allergan, 1994

Convergence Insufficiency Therapy, Almay Inc., 1994

Aging and visual information processing (co-PI with H. Solan).  COVD,1993

HIP grant for Woodward State Hospital-School, Woodward, Iowa. Behavior Modification and habilitation of the physically handicapped retardate, 1970-1972