Behavioral Scholar-in-Residence Behavioral Scholar Symposium with Penelope Suter, OD
On Wednesday, March 29, 2017, NECO’s 2017 Behavioral Scholar-in-Residence Dr. Penelope Suter will present a symposium at New England College of Optometry in Boston entitled: Primary Eye Care’s Responsibility in Brain Injury and Concussion. Dr. Suter brings over thirty years of private practice experience, specializing in neuro-optometric rehabilitation, as well as infant vision development, vision and learning, and special needs vision care. The program is open to students, faculty, alumni and guests. Light fare and refreshments will be served.
New England College of Optometry is pleased to host Dr. Penelope Suter as the 2017 Behavioral Scholar-in-Residence. This annual program brings to campus a nationally renowned specialist in the field of pediatric and developmental vision and vision therapy to share their knowledge and experience in this field with students, faculty, and area clinicians.
Dr. Penelope Suter Biography:
Dr. Penelope Suter has been an optometrist in private practice since receiving her O.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 1984. She has a specialty practice with a strong emphasis in neuro-optometric rehabilitation, as well as infant vision development, vision and learning, and special needs vision care. She is Board Certified in vision therapy and vision development. She is a Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, the American Board of Disability Analysts, and the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association. She has published multiple articles on vision, and, with coeditor Dr. Lisa Harvey, the book Vision Rehabilitation: multidisciplinary care of the patient following brain injury. While attending optometry school, she was Assistant Director of the UC-Berkeley Visual Evoked Potentials Clinic. She held the position of Co-Director of the Psychology Department Vision Laboratory at California State University, Bakersfield from 1984 to 2002. She received the Founding Fathers award in 2011 from the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association, and the Skeffington Award in 2012 from the College of Optometrists in Vision Development for excellence in optometric writing.