Dr. Tanya Carter has been an associate clinical professor at SUNY Optometry since 1988. She is responsible for clinical supervision of third year interns in the University Eye Center and is a past instructor of record for the geriatrics course. Dr. Carter earned her Doctor of Optometry at the SUNY Optometry in 1987 and completed a residency at St. Albans VA Hospital. She is in private practice in Montclair, NJ and has also served in several capacities on the board of the National Optometric Association.
National Optometric Association Optometrists of the Year Award, July 1995
Eye Care for Adults
OD, SUNY College of Optometry, 1987
BA, University of California, Los Angeles, 1983
St. Albans VA Hospital, 1998
Carter TL. Vision Changes and Care, In: The Encyclopedia of Elder Care. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company, 2001
Mellor MJ, Davis KD, Capello CF, Carter TL, Stages of Development in the Life of an Academic. Interdisciplinary Team in Geriatrics. Gerontology & Geriatrics Education Fall1997, Vol18(2), pp 3-36.
Carter TL, Bedside Optometric Care in a Hospital Environment. Optometry and Vision Science. May 1996, Vol 73, #5, pp 325-327.
Mancil GL, Gilford RA, Aston SJ, Carter TL. Faculty Preparedness in Geriatric Optometry Education. Optometric Education. Fall1995, Vol 21, #1, pp 17-22.
Castor TO, Carter TL, Low Vision: Physician Screening Helps to Improve Patient Function. Geriatrics. December 1995, Vol 50, #12, pp 51-59.
Carter TL. Nutritional Deficiencies. In: Primary Eyecare in Systemic Disease. Norwalk, CT: Appleton & Lange, Inc., 1995.