On Sunday, April 29, 2018, NECO’s 2018 Behavioral Scholar-in-Residence Dr. Michael Gallaway, OD ‘80, FAAO, FCOVD, will present a lecture entitled: “Concussion and Vision: What’s the Connection?” The Continuing Ed presentation is open to NECO students, faculty, alumni, and area clinicians. Mass CE will be awarded. The program begins with a breakfast at 8:30. Presentation will follow from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM in Lecture Hall 2.
About the Behavioral Scholar-in-Residence Program
The New England College of Optometry Behavioral Scholar Program brings to campus nationally renowned academicians and clinicians for the purpose of expanding the exposure of faculty, students, and area practitioners to prominent and respected leaders in the field of pediatric and developmental vision and vision therapy.
About Michael Gallaway, OD '80, FAAO, FCOVD
Dr. Gallaway is a member of the New England College of Optometry class of 1980. He is an associate professor of optometry at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) at Salus University in Philadelphia. He is also in private practice in Marlton, NJ specializing in pediatric optometry, vision therapy and neuro-optometric rehabilitation. His research interests include the efficacy of vision therapy, the impact of concussions on visual function, amblyopia, the impact of vision disorders on reading and learning, and school vision screening protocols. He was the Principal Investigator at PCO for the Convergence Insufficiency Treatment Trial, and is the Principal Investigator at PCO for the ongoing CITT Attention and Reading Trial (CITT-ART). He is also a Clinical Investigator with The Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG) and has participated in most of the Amblyopia Treatment Studies. He is a Fellow of The College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) and the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO), and was awarded the 2015 Skeffington Award from COVD for excellence in optometric writing.