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Behavioral Scholar-in-Residence Behavioral Scholar Symposium with Neera Kapoor, OD

On Wednesday, March 27, 2019, NECO’s Behavioral Scholar-in-Residence Dr. Neera Kapoor will present a symposium at New England College of Optometry in Boston entitled: Managing Integrity of Eye Movements, Peripheral Vision, or Posture with Prism. Dr. Kapoor brings over twenty-five years of academic and private practice experience. The program is open to students, faculty, alumni and guests. Light fare and refreshments will be served.

New England College of Optometry is pleased to host Dr. Neera Kapoor as the 2019 Behavioral Scholar-in-Residence. This annual program brings to campus a nationally renowned specialist in the field of pediatric and developmental vision and vision therapy to share their knowledge and experience in this field with students, faculty, and area clinicians.

Behavioral Scholar Symposium:
Managing Integrity of Eye Movements, Peripheral Vision, and Posture with Prism

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Moderator: Celia Hinrichs, OD, FCOVD

Panelists: Dr. Kevin Houston, OD, MSc, FAAO;  Jaehyun Jung, PhD; and Neera Kapoor, OD, MS, FAAO

Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Open to students, faculty, and guests. Light fare and refreshments will be served.

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Dr. Neera Kapoor Biography: 

Dr. Neera Kapoor graduated in 1989 from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry, after which she moved to New York City for advanced graduate studies. She completed a Masters of Vision Sciences, Doctor of Optometry, and Residency in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation all at SUNY-College of Optometry in the mid-1990s. Dr. Kapoor remained on faculty at SUNY-College of Optometry, where she attained the rank of Associate Clinical Professor by 2003 and then served as Chief of Vision Rehabilitation Services from June 2010 through early July 2015.

In January 2016, she transitioned from SUNY-College of Optometry to NYU-School of Medicine, where she currently holds the rank of Clinical Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine and is involved in clinical research. Concurrently, she is a neuro-optometrist at NYU-Langone Health's RUSK Institute of Rehabilitation Medicine providing clinical care for outpatients and inpatients. Dr. Kapoor has co-authored over 30 peer-reviewed articles, 10 textbook chapters, and 25 poster presentations, as well as having presented over 100 lectures regionally, nationally, and internationally, regarding vision and acquired brain injury

Each year the Behavioral Scholar has the opportunity to speak with each class.  She will talk for 45 minutes on Vision and ABI – in the first year class she will include definitions of some ophthalmic terms, but in second and third she will do more attention on the neuro optometry.