Invited Lectures and Presentations

Grand Rounds
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Flower Hospital, Sylvania, OH, September 1997.
Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, April 2001.
Department of Rehabilitation, St. Jude’s Medical Center, Fullerton, CA, October 2001.
Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Anaheim, CA, October 2001.
Department of Family Medicine, Loma Linda Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA, March 2002.
Department of Ophthalmology, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA, June 2002.
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Phoenix, AZ, March 2005.
Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Scottsdale, AZ, March 2007.
L’École d’Optométrie, Université de Montreal, Montreal, Canada, April 2007.
Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, February 2011.
Department of Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, March 2011.
Envision University, Wichita, KS, November 2013.

 

Invited Symposia/Keynote Presentations
“Low Vision Rehabilitation: A Continuum of Healthcare”, Vision Loss in the 21st Century – Everybody’s Business, 2nd International Symposium, Beverly Hills, CA, February 2003.
“Caring for the Driver with Vision Loss In the USA”, 1st International Bioptic Driving Symposium, London, England, June 2004.
“Medical Issues in Vision Impairment and Rehabilitation”, White House Conference on Aging, American Occupational Therapy Association Annual Congress, Long Beach, CA, May 2005.
“Vision Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury”, 3rd Annual Traumatic Brain Injury Symposium, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ, April 2006.
“Top Ten Clinical Pearls for Vision Rehabilitation”, Keynote Speaker, 13e Symposium Scientifique Sur L’Incapacité Visuelle et La Réadaptation (13th Annual Scientific Symposium on Visual Disability and Rehabilitation), Université de Montreal and Institut Nazareth & Louis-Braille, Montreal, Canada, February 2011.
“Women in Optometry, Women and Optometry”, Maryland Optometric Association Summit, Annapolis, MD, November 2014.
 
Conference Presentations
“Electronic Magnification Today: V-Max, LVIS and Beyond”, with Paul B. Freeman, O.D., Discovery ’97 Low Vision Conference, Chicago, IL, October 1997.
“From Soup to Nuts: Today’s Options for Maximizing Low Vision”, with Paul B. Freeman, O.D., Discovery ’97 Low Vision Conference, Chicago, IL, October 1997.
“Low Vision Rehabilitation for the Primary Care Provider”, Discovery ’97 Low Vision Conference, Chicago, IL, October 1997.
“Low Vision Rehabilitation”, Ohio Academy of Family Practice, 14th Annual Family Practice Update, Lecture Presentation, Toledo, OH, 1998.
“Low Vision Rehabilitation and the Primary Care Provider”, Ohio Academy of Family Physicians, Annual Scientific Assembly, Lecture Presentation, Columbus, OH, August 1999.
“Panel of Stars: The Importance of Organized Optometry”, Invited Panelist, American Optometric
Student Association, 31st Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, January 2001.
“Low Vision Rehabilitation as Medical Rehabilitation Program”, COPE #7656-LV, Academy in the Alps
2000 International Academy of Optometry Conference, Munich, Germany, April 2002.
“Low Vision Rehabilitation: Treating Visual Impairment”, COPE #7648-LV, Academy in the Alps 2000
International Academy of Optometry Conference, Munich, Germany, April 2002.
“Vision Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury I: Clinical Care”, 3rd Annual Traumatic Brain Injury
Symposium, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ, April 2006.
“Vision Rehabilitation for Traumatic Brain Injury II: Treating TBI”, 3rd Annual Traumatic Brain Injury
Symposium, Barrow Neurological Institute, Phoenix, AZ, April 2006.
“A Model Transdisciplinary Health Care Team For Vision Rehabilitation”, Vision 2008 – The 9th
International Conference on Low Vision, Montreal, Canada, July 2008.
“Overcoming The Barriers to Treating Vision Impairment: The Team, Outcomes and Funding”, Envision
Low Vision Conference, San Antonio, TX, September 2008.
“Setting the Stage for Multi-disciplinary Diabetes Care: Obstacles and Opportunities”, Vision Care, Oral Health and Podiatric Health Sections, American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, November 2009.
“Evidence-Based Policy and Practice in Eye Care”, Vision Care Section, American Public Health
Association 139th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, November 2011.
“Older Adults with Chronic Visual Impairment and Access to Vision Rehabilitation Care in the U.S.”, 1st World Congress of Optometry, Medellin, Colombia, August 2015.
“Women and Optometry – Why We Matter”, 1st World Congress of Optometry, Medellin, Colombia, August 2015.
 
Invited Lectures
“Clinical Applications of Prism”, Fall Educational Lecture Series, Retinal Consultants of Northwest Ohio, Toledo, OH, September 1995.
“Interpretation of Visual Fields”, Northwest Ohio Counselors Educational Conference, Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission, Findlay, OH, June 1996.
“Recent Advances in Low Vision Care”, Eye Expo ’97, The Toledo Hospital, Toledo, OH, March 1997.
“Considerations for Care of the Mature Patient”, Paraoptometric Course, Ohio Optometric Association Annual Congress, Columbus, OH, April 1997.
“Low Vision Rehabilitation and Health Care Integration”, Continuing Education Seminar, Family Home Health Services of Toledo, Toledo, OH, August 1997.
“The Role of Low Vision Rehabilitation Care”, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Flower Hospital, Sylvania, OH, September 1997.
“Clinical Low Vision Rehabilitation and Primary Vision Care”, Low Vision Committee Fall Educational Meeting, Michigan Optometric Association, Southfield, MI, September 1997.
“Electronic Magnification Today: V-Max and Beyond”, Ohio Optometric Association, East West Eye Conference, Cleveland, OH, October 1997.
“Marketing the Low Vision Practice”, American Optometric Association, 16th Annual Contact Lens and Anterior Segment Symposium in Conjunction with the Low Vision, Paraoptometric and Sports Vision Sections, Amelia Island, FL, September 1998.
“Predicting the Low Vision Add”, Ohio Optometric Association, East West Eye Conference, Cleveland, OH, October 1998.
“Low Vision Update: Today’s Options for Maximizing Vision”, Ohio Optometric Association, East West Eye Conference, Cleveland, OH, October 1998.
“Evaluating the Low Vision Patient: A Hands-On Workshop”, Paraoptometric Course, Ohio Optometric Association, East West Eye Conference, Cleveland, OH, October 1998.
“Considerations for Effective Team Management of Macular Degeneration”, Ohio Optometric Association, East West Eye Conference, Cleveland, OH, October 1998.
“Diabetes and Y2K: Are You Ready?”, Ohio Optometric Association, East West Eye Conference, Cleveland, OH, October 1999.
“Contact Lens Applications in Low Vision”, Ohio Optometric Association, East West Eye Conference, Cleveland, OH, October 1999.
“Low Vision Rehabilitation: Concepts and Standards As A Medical Rehabilitation Program”, Southern California College of Optometry, Fullerton, CA, January 2000.
“Bioptic Driving in the U.S.A.”, American Optometric Association, 103rd AOA Congress, Las Vegas, NV, June 2000.
“Diabetes in the 21st Century: Are You Ready?”, American Optometric Association, 18th Annual Joint Section Symposium, Phoenix, AZ, September 2000.
“Caring for the Aging Patient”, Continuing Education Course, Alumni Weekend Program, Southern California College of Optometry, Fullerton, CA, October 2000.
“Top Ten Clinical Pearls for Low Vision Rehabilitation”, Ohio Optometric Association, East West Eye Conference, Cleveland, OH, October 2000.
“Driving With Low Vision”, Ohio Optometric Association, East West Eye Conference, Cleveland, OH, October 2000.
“Vision Rehabilitation”, California Optometric Association Annual Congress, Oakland, CA, March 2001.
“The Comprehensive Low Vision Rehabilitation Program”, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA, April 2001.
“Low Vision Rehabilitation”, Southern California College of Optometry, Fullerton, CA, September 2001.
“Top Ten Clinical Pearls for Low Vision Rehabilitation”, “Care of the Child with Visual Loss” and “The Comprehensive Low Vision Examination”, Vision Expo West, Las Vegas, NV, September 2001.
“Low Vision Rehabilitation in Today’s Medical Arena”, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, Anaheim, CA, October 2001.
“Vision Rehabilitation and Driving with Visual Loss”, Department of Rehabilitation, St. Jude’s Medical Center, Fullerton, CA, October 2001.
“Successful Low Vision Rehabilitation of Stroke/TBI”, California Optometric Association, 2001 Fall Symposium, Monterey, CA, November 2001.
“The Comprehensive Low Vision Examination”, COPE #6257-LV, California Optometric Association, 2001Fall Symposium, Monterey, CA, November 2001.
“Driving and Visual Impairment”, California Department of Motor Vehicles Annual Convention, Driver Improvement Association of California (DIAC), Solvang, CA, February 2002.
“Primary Care and Visual Impairment”, Grand Rounds Lecture, Department of Family Medicine, Loma Linda Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA, March 2002.
“Low Vision Rehabilitation As a Medical Rehabilitation Program”, Southern California College of Optometry, Fullerton, CA, March 2002.
“Top Ten Clinical Pearls for Low Vision Rehabilitation”, COPE #6258-LV, NYSOA Low Vision Conference, Glen Falls, NY, May 2002.
“Low Vision Rehabilitation”, Grand Rounds Lecture, Department of Ophthalmology, University of California at Irvine, Irvine, CA, June 2002.
“Top Ten Clinical Pearls for Low Vision Rehabilitation”, COPE #6258-LV, Ellerbrock Lecture Series, American Academy of Optometry, San Diego, CA, December 2002.
“Incorporating Low Vision Rehabilitation Into Your Practice”, OptoWest 2003 Western Regional Education Conference, Anaheim, CA, April 2003.
“Low Vision Rehabilitation: The Medical Model for Care”, Oregon Optometric Physicians Association Annual Congress, Portland, OR, June 2003.
“Clinical Pearls for Effective Vision Rehabilitation”, Southern California College of Optometry Annual Alumni Cruise, Alaska, July 2003.
“Diabetes: A Primary Care Approach”, Sacramento Optometric Association Annual Pathology Symposium, Sacramento, CA, September 2003.
“Today’s Low Vision Rehabilitation: The Team Approach”, COPE #9808-LV, Great Western Conference of Optometry, Portland, OR, October, 2003.
“Top Ten Clinical Pearls for Low Vision Rehabilitation”, COPE #9263-LV, Great Western Conference of Optometry, Portland, OR, October, 2003.
“Prescribing Spectacle-Mounted Treatment Options: Keys for Success”, COPE #10390-LV, Ellerbrock Lecture Series, American Academy of Optometry, Dallas, TX, November 2003.
“Rehabilitation of Visual Field Defects: An Overview”, Arizona Chapter of AER Conference, Tucson, AZ, April 2004.
“The Team Approach to Vision Rehabilitation”, AZ Chapter AER Conference, Tucson, AZ, April 2004.
“Team Approach to Rehabilitation of Visual Field Defects”, Arizona Occupational Therapy Association, Phoenix, AZ, September 2004.
“The Aging Eye”, Continuing Education Course, Arizona Chapter of AER Annual State Conference, Prescott, AZ, October 2004.
“Treatment for Vision Impairment”, In-Service Presentation, State Rehabilitation Counselors Meeting, Arizona Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, October 2004
“Driving with Vision Impairment – A National Perspective”, Low Vision and Driving Conference, Lions Low Vision Research & Rehabilitation Center, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, January 2005.
“Today’s Low Vision Rehabilitation: The Team Approach”, SECO International 2005, Atlanta, Georgia, February 2005.
“Ocular Emergencies”, SECO International 2005, Atlanta, Georgia, February 2005.
“Vision Rehabilitation”, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, St. Joseph’s Hospital, Phoenix, AZ, March 2005.
“Vision Rehabilitation and Albinism”, Annual Congress, Arizona Chapter of the National Organization for Albinism and Hypopigmentation (NOAH), Phoenix, AZ, April 2005.
“Top Ten Clinical Pearls for Vision Rehabilitation”, COPE #9263-LV, Arizona Optometric Association Annual Congress, Tucson, AZ, April 2005.
“Today’s Vision Rehabilitation: An Overview”, COPE #14007-LV, Maryland Optometric Association, Baltimore, MD, June 2005.
“Vision Rehabilitation: Treating Vision Impairment Parts I and II”, COPE #14001-LV & 14000-LV, Maryland Optometric Association, Baltimore, MD, June 2005.
“Low Vision University: Treating Vision Impairment”, Monterey Symposium 2006, California Optometric Association, Monterey, CA, November 2006.
“Prescribing Spectacle Mounted Treatment for Vision Impairment”, Monterey Symposium 2006, California Optometric Association, Monterey, CA, November 2006.
“The Team Approach to Vision Rehabilitation”, Monterey Symposium 2006, California Optometric Association, Monterey, CA, November 2006.
“Low Vision University: Today’s Vision Rehabilitation”, Monterey Symposium 2006, California Optometric Association, Monterey, CA, November 2006.
“Vision Rehabilitation for the Primary Care Provider: A Team Approach to Treating Vision Impairment”, Grand Rounds, Department of Family Medicine, Mayo Clinic Hospital, Scottsdale, AZ, March 2007.
“Vision Rehabilitation: A Continuum of Care”, American Optometric Association Low Vision Rehabilitation Section Student Awareness Program, L’École d’Optométrie, Université de Montreal, Montreal, Canada, April 2007.
“Low Vision University”, Arizona Optometric Association Spring Congress, Paradise Valley, AZ, May 2007.
“Low Vision University”, New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians Summer Conference, Jamesburg, NJ, June 2007.
“Top Ten Clinical Pearls for Vision Rehabilitation”, COPE #19633-LV, Ellerbrock Lecture Series, American Academy of Optometry, Tampa, FL, October 2007.
“Considerations for Contact Lens Care in Pediatric and Vision Impairment Populations”, COPE #21136- CL, Bronstein Memorial Contact Lens Seminar, Arizona Optometric Association, Phoenix, AZ, February 2008.
“Overcoming The Barriers to Treating Vision Impairment: The Team, Outcomes and Funding”, American Optometric Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA, June 2008.
“Prescribing Spectacle-Mounted Treatment for Vision Impairment: Keys to Success”, Ellerbrock Lecture Series, American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim, CA, October 2008.
“Low Vision University”, New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians Snow School, Scotrun, PA, February 2009.
“Translating Vision Rehabilitation Into Practice”, American Optometric Association Low Vision Rehabilitation Section Student Awareness Program, L’École d’optométrie, Université de Montreal, Montreal, Canada, April 2009.
“Low Vision University”, Maine Optometric Association Winter Conference, Portland, ME, December 2009.
“Top Ten Clinical Pearls for Vision Rehabilitation”, COPE # 27807-LV, American Optometric Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, June 2010.
“Using Contact Lens Care to Treat Vision Impairment in Adult and Pediatric Patients: A Key Component of Vision Rehabilitation”, COPE #27790-LV, American Optometric Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, June 2010.
“Vision Impairment and Rehabilitation”, Continuing Education Symposium, Allegheny College of Maryland, Cumberland, MD, October 2010.
“Top Ten Clinical Pearls for Vision Rehabilitation”, COPE # 27807-LV, National Capitol Regional Federal Optometric Society, Ft. Myers, VA, December 2010.
“Clinical  Pearls  for  Vision  Rehabilitation”,  Grand  Rounds,  Department  of  Ophthalmology  and Visual Sciences, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY, February 2011.
“Top Ten Clinical Pearls for Vision Rehabilitation”, Grand Rounds, Department of Ophthalmology, Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, March 2011.
“Coding and Billing Update”, American Optometric Association Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, Utah, June 2011.
“Vision Rehabilitation Boot Camp I: Bring Vision Impairment On”, COPE #31480-LV, Envision Conference, St. Louis, MO, September 2011.
“Vision Rehabilitation Boot Camp II: Taking Vision Impairment To The Mat”, COPE #31479- LV, Envision Conference, St. Louis, MO, September 2011.
“Vision Rehabilitation Boot Camp I: Bring Vision Impairment On”, COPE #31480-LV, East West Eye Conference, Ohio Optometric Association, Cleveland, OH, October 2011.
“Vision Rehabilitation Boot Camp II: Taking Vision Impairment To The Mat”, COPE #31479-LV, East West Eye Conference, Ohio Optometric Association, Cleveland, OH, October 2011.
“Using Contact Lens Care to Treat Vision Impairment in Adult and Pediatric Patients: A Key Component of Vision Rehabilitation”, COPE #27790-LV, Ellerbrock Lecture Series, American Academy of Optometry, Boston, MA, October 2011.
“Top Ten Pearls for Treating Chronic Vision Impairment”, COPE #27807-LV, OptoWest Regional Conference, California Optometric Association, Indian Wells, CA, April 2013.
“Children, Contact Lenses and Families”, OptoWest Regional Conference, California Optometric Association, Indian Wells, CA, April 2013.
“The Team Approach to Chronic Vision Impairment”, OptoWest Regional Conference, California
Optometric Association, Indian Wells, CA, April 2013.
“Public Health Fundamentals for Clinicians”, OptoWest Regional Conference, California Optometric Association, Indian Wells, CA, April 2013.
“Shared Decision Making:  Improving Patient Outcomes”, COPE #19633-PH, Ellerbrock Lecture Series, American Academy of Optometry, Seattle, WA, October 2013.
“Women and Vision:  Are We At Risk for Vision Morbidity?”, Ellerbrock Lecture Series, American Academy of Optometry, Denver, CO, November 2014.
“Preparatory Education Course, Diplomate in Public Health and Environmental Vision:  Health Care Systems, Health Care Economics”, COPE #46625-PB, American Academy of Optometry, New Orleans, LA, 2015.
 “Evidence-Based Eye Care of Patients with Diabetes”, COPE # 47276-SD, New Jersey Academy of Optometry, November 2015.
“The Child Protective Services Law, Chapter 63 Title 23:  Child Protective Services Law Training for Mandated Reporters Renewal License Applications, Child Abuse Awareness, Recognition, and Reporting”, COPE # 47243-PB, Dean’s Lecture Series, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Salus University, October 2015.
“PCO Then and Now – Look How Far We’ve Come”, COPE #48838-GO, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Salus University, April 2016.
“Strategies to Reduce Vision Impairment and Promote Eye Health in the U.S.”, Ellerbrock Lecture Series, American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim, CA, November 2016.
 
Seminars & Workshops
“Low Vision Rehabilitation”, Toledo Chapter, Lions International, Toledo, OH, January 1992.
“Aiding the Visually Impaired through Low Vision Care”, Founder’s Day Program, Delta Gamma Fraternity, Bowling Green, OH, March 1992.
“Clinical Low Vision”, The Kahn and Diehl Centers for Progressive Eye Care, Oregon, OH, Oct 1995.
“Vision at Work: Considerations for Visual Impairment”, Ohio State Job Developers Workshop, Bureau of Services for the Visually Impaired, Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission, Bowling Green, OH, March 1996.
“An Introduction to the LVES (Low Vision Enhancement System)”, Northwest Ohio Counselors Educational Conference, Ohio Rehabilitation Services Commission, Findlay, OH, June 1996.
“Options and Opportunities for People with Low Vision”, Vision Research Month Regional Educational Program, LifeSpan Intergenerational Day Care, Toledo, OH, June 1997.
“Diabetes and Low Vision Rehabilitation”, Toledo Area Chapter of Diabetic Educators Annual Meeting, Toledo, OH, February 1998.
“Visual Impairment and Low Vision Rehabilitation”, Technology Resource Coalition, 1999 Low Vision Symposium, Dayton, OH, September 1999.
“The Team Approach to Low Vision Rehabilitation”, Darke County Hospital, Macular Degeneration Regional Symposium, Greenville, OH, September 1999.
“Low Vision Rehabilitation of Macular Degeneration”, Macular Degeneration International, Greater
Toledo Area Symposium, Toledo, OH, May 1999.
“Low Vision Rehabilitation of Head Injury and Stroke”, Lima Area Head Injury Support Group, Lima, OH, April 1999.
“Low Vision Rehabilitation of Head Injury and Stroke”, Findlay Area Head Injury Support Group, Findlay, OH, February, 1999.
“Low Vision Rehabilitation”, Regional Seminar, Isight Center for the Blind, Las Vegas, NV, May 2001. “Optometric Low Vision Rehabilitation”, National Sales Meeting, Optelec, Inc., Kiawah, SC, February 2002.
“Vision Rehabilitation Update”, Counselors In-Service Presentation, Rehabilitation Services Commission, Arizona Department of Economic Security, Phoenix, AZ, September 2004.
“Driving with Vision Impairment”, Fall Conference Update, Arizona Chapter of Itinerant Teachers of the Visually Impaired, Phoenix, AZ, October 2005.
“Research Update: The Team Model for Vision Rehabilitation”, Lions Multiple District 22 Quarterly Conference, Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, May 2008.
“Can We Measure Clinician’s Estimates of Rehabilitation Potential of Patients with Visual Impairment?”, Faculty Research Meeting, Wilmer Eye Institute, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 2008.
“Using CL Care to Treat Vision Impairment in Adult and Pediatric Patients: A Key Component of Vision Rehabilitation”, Envision Conference, San Antonio, TX, September 2010.
“Driving and Vision Impairment in the U.S.”, Envision Conference, St. Louis, MO, September 2011.