Clinical Expert, Jerome Sherman, OD to be Guest on June 19 'Power Hour'

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FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. – Clinical expert, Jerome Sherman, OD will be the featured guest on the June 19 edition of “The Power Hour.” The weekly online radio talk show is hosted by Gary Gerber, OD, founder of The Power Practice, a practice management company.

Following his graduation from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in June 1970, Sherman was appointed to the staff of the Optometric Center of New York and the newly established SUNY State College of Optometry as a clinical instructor. Over the years he has held many positions including chief of the Ocular Disease and Special Testing Clinic and then the director of professional services. Sherman is presently a distinguished teaching professor in the Clinical Optometric Science department. He is a founding member of both the International Foundation for Optic Nerve Disease (IFOND) and the Optometric Retinal Society (ORS) and is the immediate past president of ORS. Sherman is one of optometry’s most prolific authors and lecturers with over 750 publications and over 3,000 lectures both nationally and internationally. He has four books to his credit over the past five years and his Retina Revealed website has over 2,000 retinal images in hundreds of cases, with another hundred images added monthly.

Stated Gerber, “Dr. Jerome Sherman is renowned for his depth of clinical acumen and widely used as an expert witness. Dr. Sherman will discuss the latest technologies in eyecare as well as unique ways to use them. He'll also talk about some of the most unusual and dramatic optometric malpractice cases he's consulted for and how doctors can avoid common malpractice traps. As with every show, listeners will be able to call in with questions and comments.”

“The Power Hour” radio shows are sponsored by Essilor of America. The show, which can be heard via Skype or phone every Wednesday night at 9:00 p.m. E.T., is a live discussion vehicle for current practice-building events in optometry, political viewpoints and clinical topics. Listeners can dial in to “The Power Hour” from any phone at (646) 716-8746 or can listen in from any computer. Details on how to do so are found here. “Power Hour” sessions, which launched in 2012, are archived on The Power Practice site. Users can also click to listen to past shows or download segments on iTunes.