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Robert H. Duckman, American optometrist, educator.


Duckman, Robert H. was born on July 30, 1944 in New York City. Son of Phillip and Evelyn (Kahn) Duckman.


Bachelor, Queens College, 1965. Master of Science, New England College Optometry, Boston, 1969. Master of Arts in Visual Perception, New School Social Research, New York City, 1975.


Assistant clinical professor College Optometry, State University of New York, New York City, 1975-1978, assistant academy professor, 1978-1981, associate professor, 1981-1988, chief infant vision services, since 1986, professor optometry, since 1988. Private practice optometry New York City, since 1983. Consultant in field; lecturer in field.

Special projects consultant Jewish Guild for Blind, New York City, since 1987.


Board directors Gramercy Neighborhood Association, New York City, since 1976. Committee member National Arts Club, New York City, 1980-1988, chairman music competitions, 1982-1988. Advisory board Cabrini Hospital/Medical Center, New York City, since 1982.

Board directors Art Education for the Blind, since 1989. Member American Optometric Association, New York State Optometric Association, College Optometrists in Visual Development, American Academy Optometry.


  • Other Interests

    Piano, bicycling, tennis, travel.


Married Marla Kaplan, September 8, 1979. 1 child, Evynne Stacey.