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Frank Zisman, American optometrist, psychophysicist. License optometrist, California, England. Nikon scholar Nikon Ophthalmics, University California, Berkeley, 1972; recipient Borisch award American Optometric Foundation, St. Louis, 1974, Outstanding Service award Lions Club International 1987.


Zisman, Frank was born on July 18, 1948 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Max and Celia (Kinsbursky) Zisman.


Bachelor of Science, University California, Berkeley, 1972. OD, University California, Berkeley, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Manchester, England, 1977.


Ocular photographer Lawrence Donner, Berkeley, California, 1972-1974. Practice medicine specializing in optometry California and England, since 1975. Clinical instructor, assistant research specialist University California, Berkeley, 1978-1980, assistant clinical professor, associate research specialist, 1980-1988, assistant clinical professor, since 1980.

Consultant United States Forestry Service, Berkeley, 1980-1982, Alameda County Health Department, Oakland, California, since 1980, San Jose Health Department, since 1984, San Diego Health Department, since 1985.


Fellow American Academy Optometry. Member International Research Group on Color Vision Deficiencies, American Optometric Association, Association Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Alameda County Optometric Association, Contra Costa County Optometric Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences.


  • Other Interests

    Stamp collecting/philately, hiking, camping, photography, sports.


Married Katerina R. Rohan, November 19, 1977. Children: Emily Rebecca, Sarah Michelle, Celia Nicole.