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Dr. Jerome Sherman

Dr. Jerry Sherman


  • Distinguished Teaching Professor State University of New York State College of Optometry 33 West 42nd Street New York, N.Y. 10036 April 1991
  • Private Practice Eye Institute and Laser Center 56 E. 66th St. NY NY 10021


  • Founder (along with select others) International Foundation for Optic Nerve Disease (IFOND) 1995
  • IFOND- Scientific Advisory Board 1995-present

  • Lord Chardwick Memorial Lecture and Award 1998
  • International Expedition Team- Brazil- Lebers Hereditary Optic Nueropathy Funded by IFOND and Allergan
  • October 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
  • A Founding Fellow of The Optometric Retina Society(ORS) October 2003 President-Elect ORS March 2006
  • Vice President of The Optometric Retina Society (ORS) 2007 President of ORS January 2008- present Editor of the weekly online series “Retina Revealed” responsible for concept and content development

SELECTED 'peer-reviewed' PUBLICATIONS (in chronological order)

1. Bass S.J., Sherman J., Bodis-Wollner I., Nath S.: Visual Evoked Potentials in Macular Disease. Inves. Ophth. & Vis. Sci, Vol.26/8, 1985.

2. Sherman, J., Bass S.J., Noble K.G., Nath S., Sutija V.: Visual Evoked Potential (VEP) Delays in Central Serous Choroidopathy. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Vol. 27/2 1986.

3. Sherman, J., Bass, S.J.,George A., Noble, K.G., Nath, S.: Optic Pit Microphthalmos and Orbital Cyst. In Ophthalmic Pediatrics and Genetics, Vol. 9/2, 1988.

4. Noble K.G., Sherman J.: Central Pigmentary Sheen Dystrophy. American Journal of Ophthalmology Vol. 108, 1989.

5. Sadun, A., Kashima, Y., Wurdeman, A., Dao, J., Heller, K., Sherman, J.: Morphological Findings in the Visual System in a Case of Leber's Hereditary Optic Neuropathy. Clinical Neuroscience, Special Thematic issue on LHON, Vol 2 (2), 1994.

6. Sherman J., Bass S., Slotnik S.: Glaucoma without cupping. Journal of the American Optometric Association, Vol (75) 11, 1994.

7. Sherman, J., Bodis-Wollner, I., Milch, F., Goldstein, J., Brannan, J.: Retinal Periphlebitis in Multiple Sclerosis. Journal of American Optometric Association. 64, p. 475-478, 1994.

8. Davis, E., Bass, S., Sherman, J.: Flash Visual Evoked Potential (VEP) in Amblyopia and Optic Nerve Disease. Optometry and Visual Science 72 (9), 1995.

9. Ghosh, S.S., Fahy, E., Bodis-Wollner, I., Sherman J., and Howell N.: Longitudinal Study by a Heteroplasmic 3460 Leber=s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy Family by Multiplexed Primer-Extension Analysis and Nucleotide Sequencing. The American Journal of Human Genetics. Vol. 58, No.2, February, 1996.

10. Sadun A., Salomao S., Berezovsky A., Sadun F., DeNeegri M., Quiros P., Chicani F., Ventura D., Barboni P., Sherman J., Sutter E., Belfort Jr. R., Carelli V., Subclinical Carriers and Conversions in Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy: A Prospective Psychophysical Study. The American Ophthalmological Society. Vol CIV (v.104), 2006

11. Ventura D, Gualtieri M, Oliveira A, Costa M, Quiros P, Sadun F, de Negri A, Salomao S, Berezovsky A, Sherman J, Sadun A, Carelli V. Male Prevalence for Acquired Color Vision Defects in Asymptomatic Carriers of LHON. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 2007; 48:2362-2370.

12. Sherman, J., Boneta J., Slotnik, S., Discordance between Structure and Function in Glaucoma: Possible Anatomical Explanations. Journal of the American Optometric Association. Vol (80) 9, 2009


Laser Diagnostic Technologies and Carl Zeiss Meditech 2003-2007 Collection of Normative and Glaucoma Values with the GDx VCC
Role: PI

Topcon Medical Systems January 2009-present

An Age Stratified Data Collection Study in Caucasian, Hispanic, and African Americans, to Establish a Normative Database Using the 3D Optical Coherence Tomographer OCT-1000 Mark II
Role: PI