Jerry Rapp, PhD
SUNY College of Optometry
33 West 42nd Street New York, NY 10036
(212) 938 - 5786

Educational Background

 

Case Western Reserve University, PhD Chemistry, 1971

The City College of NY, BS Chemistry 1966

Published Scholarly Articles

 

J. Rapp, Incorporating Genomics into Clinical Optometric Care — A Necessity, J Opt Ed, 33, 30 (2007).

 K. T. Willeford and J. Rapp, Smoking and Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Biochemical Mechanisms and Patient Support. Optom. Vis. Sci., 89, 1662 (2012).

J. Sherman, J. Rapp and S. Nath, Is This the Dawn of Pharmacogenetics – Or – Genomics for AMD?, Advanced Ocular Care, 5:1, 34 (2014).

J. Rapp and J. Sherman, Potential Dangers From Zinc (and Copper) Supplementation: Implications for Alzheimer Disease and AMD, Advanced Ocular Care, 5:4, 39 (2014).

Professional Positions

 

Professor, SUNY College of Optometry (1985 - Present)

Associate Professor, SUNY College of Optometry (1974 - 1985)

Assistant Professor, SUNY College of Optometry (1973 - 1974)

Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, SUNY College of Optometry (1973 - 1988)