Jerry Rapp, PhD
SUNY College of Optometry
33 West 42nd Street New York, NY 10036

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)

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