8041 Hosbrook Rd.
Cincinnati, Ohio 45236
513-984-1176

Education

1972 Bachelor of Arts (Psychology major) – University of Cincinnati
1977 Doctor of Optometry – Pacific University
1977 - Present Postgraduate Continuing Education - Optometric Extension Program Foundation
1985 - 1988 Postgraduate Clinical Course Work – National Optometry-Education
Learning Center
1997 Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease – Ohio State University
1997 TMOD Examination - National Board of Optometry

Professional Memberships & Licenses

1977 - Present Ohio State Board of Optometry - Professional Licensure
1977 - Present Cincinnati Optometric Association
Ohio Optometric Association
American Optometric Association
1992 - Present Societe d’Optometrie d’Europe - American Colleague
1995 - Present College of Optometrists in Vision Development - Associate Member
1997 - Present Ohio State Board of Optometry - Diagnostic and Therapeutic
Pharmaceutical Certification

Positions

1976 - 1977 President – Student Optometric Assn. – Pacific University
1977 - Present Private practice – Cincinnati, Ohio – General practice with emphasis in
Vision Therapy and behavioral aspects of Optometry. Extensive work with
handicapped children, learning difficulties, and adult therapy situations.
1980 - 1990 State Director – Optometric Extension Program Foundation (OEPF)
1981 – 1985 Optometric Consultant – National Institute of Occupational Safety and
Health – Visual Status of VDT Operators
1982 – 1989 Chairman – Ohio Valley Congress (OEPF)
1989 – 1995 Facilitator – Behavioral Vision Project – Clinical Course Work
1990 – 1995 Regional Director – OEPF Mid-Atlantic Region
1992 – 1994 Manuscript Review Committee (OEPF)
1995 – Present Program Coordinator – Conference on Clinical Vision Care (OEPF)
1995 – 1999 Director/Trustee – OEPF Board of Directors
1999 – 2005 Secretary/Treasurer – OEPF Board of Directors
2005 - Present Vice-President - OEPF Board of Directors
2001 - 2003 Associate Editor – Journal of Behavioral Optometry
2005 - 2007 Committee Member - Vision Awareness Network/AFVA
2007 - Present Committee Member - AOA Foundation - Endowment Committee

Presentations

  • Expert Testimony – Ohio State Legislature – Computers in the Workplace – Columbus
  • National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health – Visual Demands of Computers in the Workplace – Cincinnati
  • Ohio Valley Congress of Optometry – Lancaster
  • Skeffington Invitational Symposium – Washington, D.C.
  • Mid-Atlantic Congress of Optometry – Pittsburgh
  • New England College of Optometry & Pacific University College of Optometry – OEPF sponsored lectures for students – Boston & Portland
  • Eastern States Congress of Optometry – Ellenville, N.Y.
  • Summerville Behavioral Vision Seminar – South Carolina
  • Societe d’Optometrie d’Europe – Educational Seminars – Santa Margherita & Milan, Italy
  • Heart of America Congress – Kansas City
  • Northeast Congress of Optometry – Boston
  • Danish Annual Optometric Education Meeting – Snekkersten, Denmark
  • Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio - Occupational Therapy In-Service
  • Great Lakes Congress of Optometry - Chicago
  • Northwest Congress of Optometry – Portland
  • Southwest Ohio School Nurses Association - Cincinnati
  • Mexican Congress of Functional Optometry (COMOF) - Mexico City
  • European Congress of Behavioral Optometry - Keynote Speaker - Copenhagen
  • Drake Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio - Occupational Therapy In-Service
  • Co-Author - AOA Position Paper - “Optometric Co-Management of Vision Therapy”
  • Co-Author - AOA Position Paper - “ The Use of Tinted Lenses and Colored Overlays for the Treatment of Dyslexia and Other Related Reading and Learning Disorders”
  • Co-Author - AOA Position Paper - “Vision: A Collaboration Of Eyes and Brain”
  • Editor - Lens Power in Action by Robert Kraskin
  • OEPF - Curriculum II - DVD presentation on Optometric Case Analysis
  • International Congress of Behavioral Optometry
    • 3rd - 1998 - Washington, D.C. - Kraskin Memorial Lecture
    • 4th - 2002 - Versailles, France - Keynote Address
    • 5th - 2006 - Sydney, Australia - “Vision Development Activities for Human Intelligence”