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Gerald Eugene Lowther, American optometry educator. Fellow: American Academy Optometry; member: American Optometric Association.


Lowther, Gerald Eugene was born on September 16, 1943 in Lancaster, Ohio, United States. Son of Richard Eugene and Mary Alice (Barr) Lowther.


Bachelor of Science, Ohio State University, 1966. OD, Ohio State University, 1967. Master of Science, Ohio State University, 1969.

Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1972.


Private practice, Newark, 1967—1969. Assistant professor Ohio State University, Columbus, 1972—1975, associate professor, optometry, 1975—1977. Professor optometry Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Michigan, since 1977.


Fellow: American Academy Optometry. Member: American Optometric Association.


  • Other Interests

    Skiing, sailing, travel.


Married Andrya Gene Huffman, December 26, 1965. Children: Karen, Dan.