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Julia Appel, OD


Associate Clinical Professor

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Bio

Dr. Appel is an associate clinical professor and has practiced primary care at the University Eye Center since 1992. She was an associate in private practice for 17 years and served as the director of the Spellman Center for HIV Related Disease Optometry Clinic from 1992 - 2003. Dr. Appel received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the SUNY College of Optometry in 1991 and completed a residency in Rehabilitative Optometry at the Northport VA Medical Center.

Specialties

Eye Care for Adults

Affiliations and Recognition

Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry
Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry.

Education

OD, SUNY College of Optometry, 1991
BA, City University of New York, Queens College, 1987

Residency

Northport VA Medical Center, Rehabilitative Optometry, 1992

Board Certified

American Board of Optometry, 2013

Research

ASCO Educational Starter Grant 2012, “Investigation of an Additional Critical Thinking Outcome Measure: The Efficacy of Critical Thinking Assessment in Predicting Clinical Success”

J. Appel, R. Mozlin

“HTN Screening in Optometric Setting” data, Mitch Dul primary investigator

Grant Request Funded by Allen Foundation for study: “A Double Blind Placebo Controlled Study of the Effect of Lutein/Zeaxanthin Supplementation on MPOD and RPE/Photoreceptor Layer Architecture in Normals”

Co-investigators: J. Appel and J. Rapp, PhD. 

Student and Faculty Perceptions of Factors Influencing the Clinical Learning Experience 2009,

A. Denial, L. Nehmad, J. Appel

Publications

J. Appel, R. Mozlin Optometric Education Summer 2014: “Investigation of an Additional Critical Thinking Outcome Measure: The Efficacy of Critical Thinking Assessment in Predicting Clinical Success” 

A. Denial, L. Nehmad, J. Appel Optometric Education Fall 2011: “Student and Faculty Perceptions of Factors Influencing the Clinical Learning Experience”,

L. Nehmad, J. Appel Optometric Education Spring 2011: “The Integrative Track at SUNY College of Optometry” L. Nehmad, J. Appel Optometric Education Spring 2011
 

Lectures and Workshops

Breakfast and Learn “Primary Eye Care in Today’s Healthcare Environment”, 2015

Envision NY “Hot Button Issues in Medicine: Vaccination Controversies”, 2014

Career Symposium “Get Noticed in a Positive Way: From Your CV to the Interview”, 2013

Clinical Science Faculty Calibration Meeting “The Role of Clinical Assessment in Fulfilling Our Educational Goals”, 2010

Primary Care Faculty Development Forum  “Ethical Issues in Primary Care”, 2005

Faculty Development Lecture “HIV/AIDS for the Vision Care Provider in the Age of Restored Immunocompetence”, 2000

SUNY Senior Seminar Lecturer “Ocular Complications of AIDS”, 1995-1997