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Neera Kapoor

Neera Kapoor, Canadian optometrist, research scientist. Recipient Founder's award, Brain Injury Association New York State, 2002, Distinguished Achievement award, New York State Optometric Association, 2003, Chancellor's award, State University of New York, 2005. Fellow: American Academy Optometry; member: Association Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, College Optometrists in Vision Development (associate).

Background

  • Kapoor, Neera was born on June 25, 1966 in Melfort, Saskatchewan, Canada. Arrived in the United States, 1990. Daughter of Ajit and Prem Kapoor.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Toronto, 1989. Master of Science, State University of New York, New York City, 1993. OD, State University of New York, 1994.

    Career

    • Assistant clinical professor optometry State University of New York, New York City, 1995—2002, associate clinical professor, since 2002, director head trauma vision rehabilitation unit., 1996—2002, director Raymond J. Greenwald Rehabilitation Center, 2002—2010, chief, Vision Rehabilitation Services, since 2010. Consultant neuro-optometry John F Kennedy Medical Center, New Jersey Neuro Science Institute, Edison, 2001—2005.

    Membership

    Fellow: American Academy Optometry. Member: Association Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, College Optometrists in Vision Development (associate).
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    Born June 25, 1966
    (age 51)