New England College of Optometry is pleased to host a symposium with Dr. Michael Gallaway, 2018 Behavioral-Scholar-in-Residence. The program is open to students, faculty, alumni and guests. Light fare and refreshments will be served.
The panel discussion is a part of the annual Behavioral Scholar-in-Residence Program at New England College of Optometry. 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. 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.
Behavioral Scholar Symposium
Wednesday, April 25, 2017
TOPIC: Primary Eye Care's Responsibility in Brain Injury and Concussion
Moderator: Celia Hinrichs, OD, FCOVD
Panelists: Nicole Quinn, OD, and Michael Gallaway, OD, FCOVD
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Lecture Hall 2