Mitchell Dul, OD, MS
SUNY College of Optometry
33 West 42nd Street New York, NY 10036
(212) 938 - 4164
mdul@sunyopt.edu

Research Interests

 

Research Interests

  • Perimetry/visual fields/psychophysics

  • Glaucoma

  • Clinical Education

Education

 

Education

Hunter College/Mount Sinai Geriatric Education Center, Certification/Merit Award (gerontology), 1991

Residency in Hospital-Based Optometry, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Department of Veterans Affairs Hospital, 1986

Pennsylvania College of Optometry (vision rehabilitation), MS, 1986

Pennsylvania College of Optometry, OD, 1985

Adelphi University, BA, 1980

Administrative Experience

 

Administrative Experience

Southern California College of Optometry

  • Clinical Instructor, Optometric Center of Fullerton, Fullerton, CA (July 1986 - July 1987)
  • Chief, Low Vision Services, Optometric Center of Fullerton, Fullerton, CA (July 1987 - July 1988)

Department of Veterans Affairs:  Hudson Valley Healthcare System

  • Supervisor, Residency and Externs, Optometry Service (August 1988 - January 1992)
  • Ambulatory Care Committee (August 1992 - January 1999)
  • Chairman, Visually Impaired Service Team (July 1988 - January 1999)
  • Medical Staff Executive Committee (August 1991 - January 1999)
  • Chairman, Medical Records Committee (August 1991 - July 1995)
  • Diabetes Advisory Committee (August 1992 - July 1996)
  • Emergency Care Committee (August 1992 - July 1995)
  • Chairman, Task Force on Hospital Quality Assurance (August 1990 - July 1991)
  • Chief, Optometry Service, FDR VA Hospital, Montrose, NY (January 1992 - May 1996)
  • Chief, Optometry Service, VA Hudson Valley Healthcare System, NY (formed by a merger of FDR VA and Castle Point VAMC) (May 1996 - December 1998)

National Organization of VA Optometrists, Washington, DC

  • Total Quality Management Committee (August 1990 - July 1993)

State University of New York, State College of Optometry

  • Director of Professional Service (January 1999 - July 2008)
  • Chairman, Department of Clinical Sciences (January 1999 - October 2011)
  • Director, Glaucoma Institute (January 1999 - Present)
  • Chairman, Clinic Council (January 1999 - October 2011)
  • Member, Dean’s Council (January 1999 - October 2011)
  • Member (non-voting) Course and Standing Committee (January 1999 - October 2011)
  • Member, Infection Control Committee (January 1999 - Present)
  • Member, Learning Resource Committee (January 1999 - May 2010)
  • Member, Pandemic Flu Committee (January 2006 - 2011)
  • Chairman, Clinical Scientist Search Committee (November 2006 - March 2007)
  • Member, Strategic Planning Committee (August 2007 - March 2009)
  • Chairman, Clinical Education Subcommittee (November 2007 - March 2009)
  • Track and Course Coordinator, Clinic Track (November 2007 - October 2011)
  • Member, Resource Allocation Committee (August 2007 - March 2011)
  • SUNY Optometry Representative to ASCO SIG on Ethics (August 2007 - March 2011)
  • Member, Graduate Committee (G4) (May 2009 - June 2012)
  • Member, Research Council (May 2008 - present)
  • Member, Institution Research and Planning Committee (March 2009 - present)
  • Chairman, Working Group 3; Faculty, Research and Scholarly Activities (March 2009 - March 2011)
    Self Study Steering Committee
  • Member, Curriculum Committee (July 2012 - present)

Teaching Assignments

 

Teaching Assignments

Professional Program/Department of Clinical Sciences

  • Instructor  of Record
    • Anterior Segment Diseases, Credit hours: 3.5, 1999-2009 (reorganized and moved to Department of Biologic and Vision Science as: Ocular Disease I, Credit hours: 4.0 lecture, 1.0 lab (2010 - present)
  • Instructor of Record/Co-Track Coordinator
    • Clinic Track (2008 - 2011)
  • Clinic Orientation including Barrier Precautions and Infection Control Measures (credentialed by New York State, State Education Department), Credit hours: 3.2 (1999 - 2010)
  • Annual Participant
    • Integrative Track I, 2.0 hrs/week, facilitator- small group discussion (2008 - 2012)
    • Integrative Track II, 2.0 hrs/week, facilitator-small group discussion (2012 - present)
    • History of Optometry (lecture) (2002 - 2008, 2008-present: Integrative Track I)
    • Modes of Practice in Optometry (lecture/seminar) (1999 - 2008)
    • Epidemiology (3310.10)
      • Validity (2009 - present)
    • Posterior Segment Diseases (3313.00)
      • Hypertensive Retinopathy (lecture) (1999 - 2009, Ocular Disease II: Fall 2010 - present)
    • Laser and Surgical Management of Eye Disease (3400.00)
      • Trabeculectomy (wet lab) (2000 - Spring 2010, Ocular Disease II: Fall 2010)
      • Surgical Management of Glaucoma (lecture) (2000 - Spring 2010)
    • Clinical Seminar (4501.00, 4502.00)
      • National Board of Examiners in Optometry Review for Parts I and II (2000 - 2010)

Department of Biological and Vision Science

  • Instructor  of Record
    • Ocular Disease I, Credit hours: 4.0 lecture, 1.0 lab (2010 - present)
  • Annual Participant
    • Ocular Anatomy and Physiology II (2103.00)
      • Ocular Embryology (2007 - present)
      • Anatomy and Physiology of the Intraocular lens (2008 - 2010)
    •  Human Bioscience III
      • Respiratory, Urogenital, Cardiovascular Systems (2013 - present)
    • Microbiology
      • Clinical Microbiology (2013 - present)
      • Tear Biology and Biochemestry (2013 - present)
    • Monocular Sensory Processing (2205.02)
      • Contrast Sensitivity Perimetry (lab) (2002 - present)
  • Annual Participant
    • Proseminar in Vision Science-The Eye (Ph. D. program)
      • Diseases of the Eye (2008 - present)
    • Ocular Disease, Graduate (M.S. Program) Credit hours: 3.0, (2009 - present)
  • Co-Instructor
    • M.S. Program
      • Structural and Functional Correlations of Optic Nerve Assessment in Glaucoma, Credit hours: 3.0 (2002)
      • Psychophysical Aspects of Perimetry, Credit hours: 3.0 (2001)

Clinical

 

Clinical

Clinical Attending

  • Glaucoma Institute, State University of New York, University Optometric Center (1999 - present)
  • Group Practice, State University of New York, University Optometric Center (1999 - 2001)
  • Low Vision, State University of New York, University Optometric Center (1999 - 2001)
  • Hospital Based Optometry, FDR VA Hospital, Montrose, NY (August 1988 - May 1996)
  • Hospital Based Optometry Service, VA Hudson Valley Healthcare System, NY (May 1996 - December 1998)
  • Ocular Disease, Primary Care, and Low Vision, Optometric Center of Fullerton (July 1986 - July 1988)

Adjunct Clinical Instructor

  • Indiana University College of Optometry (1988-1999)
  • SUNY College of Optometry (1988-1999)
  • New England College of Optometry (1994-1999)
  • Illinois College of Optometry (1996-1999)

Clinical Practice

  • Paul Edelman, O.D, and associates, Peekskill, NY (2003 - May, 2014)

Grant Support

 

Grant Support

  • Co- Investigator (PI at SUNY subaward site)
    • Subcontract/Consortium Agreement
  • Meostro2    Michael Sinai (PI) 09/11/13-present
    • Topcon Medical Systems, Inc.
    • $72,937.50
  • Topcon 3D OCT-1 Maestro Optic Disc and RNFL Study: Agreement and Repeatability comparison with the iVue
  • NCT01986478 Michael Sinai (PI) (10/2013 - 03/25/2014)
    • Topcon Medical Systems, Inc.
    • $59,438
  • Topcon 3D OCT-1, Maestro and 3D OCT-2000 Optical Coherence Tomography Systems:Reference Data Base Study
  • Co- Investigator (PI at SUNY subaward site)
    • Subcontract/Consortium Agreement
  • 5 R01 EY007716 Swanson, William (PI at awardee site) (11/1/2009 - 11/1/2013)    
    • NIH/National Eye Institute      $1,792,275 total direct costs all four years

Application of Psychophysical Models to Visual Disorders

The major goals of this grant are to develop of a method for evaluating ganglion cell dysfunction, follow patients being treated for glaucoma, evaluate structural and functional data on glaucomatous defects using quantitative modeling, and extend our quantitative modeling with population dynamics & spike train analysis.

  • Principle Investigator (2006 - 2009)
    • Department of Defense, Subaward No. 580-41135, Military Operational Medical Research Program “Provision of Emergency Eyecare in a Large Urban Setting: Teaching Sight Saving First Aid to Emergency Personnel”
    • $930,000
  • Head Clinical Collaborator (4/01/04-3/31/08)
    • 5 R01 EY007716 Swanson (PI)
    • NIH/NEI
    • Application of Psychophysical Models to Visual Disorders:
      The major goals of this grant are to develop of a method for evaluating ganglion cell dysfunction, follow patients being treated for glaucoma, evaluate structural and functional data on glaucomatous defects using quantitative modeling, and extend our quantitative modeling with population dynamics & spike train analysis.
    • R01  $1,000,000 direct costs
  • Clinical Collaborator (08/01/2003 - 07/31/2006)
    •  1 R03 EY014549  Wyatt
    • NIH/NEI
    • A Rapid Pupillometric Test for Glaucoma
      The major goals of this project are to assess the feasibility of a rapid technique for assessing glaucomatous damage to the retina, based on the pupillary light reflex.
    • R03 300,000 direct costs
  • Clinical Collaborator (4/01/01-3/31/04)
    • 5 R01 EY07716 Swanson (PI)
    • NIH/NEI
    • Application of Psychophysical Models to Visual Disorders
      The major goals of this grant are to develop new psychophysical methods for evaluating progression of glaucoma, and a quantitative model to relate glaucomatous visual defects to ganglion cell damage.
      R01   $525,000 direct costs
  • Principle Investigator (04/01/01 - 06/30/03)
    • Glaucoma Institute, SUNY College of Optometry
    • Effects of Pupil Dilation and Stimulus Size on 10-2 Visual Fields in Advanced Glaucoma
      The objective of this research is to estimate the effects of pupil dilation and stimulus size on macular perimetry in patients with advanced glaucoma.
  • Head Clinical Collaborator for The Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation, “Development of an Inexpensive Visual Testing System for Evaluating Visual Improvement in Response to Glaucoma Treatment”  PI : William H. Swanson
    • 1999-2001
    • $108,574 direct costs

Professional Organizations

 

Professional Organizations

American Academy of Optometry (1984 - present)

  • Fellowship (1990)
  • Disease Section, Diplomate Program in Glaucoma, Committee member (2004 - 2008)
  • Glaucoma SIG, Diplomate Committee (2014 - present)

Optometric Glaucoma Society, founding member (2002 - present)

World Glaucoma Association (Association of International Glaucoma Societies), member (2003 - present)

Imaging and Perimetric Society (formerly: International Perimetric Society) (2001-present)

Elected to the Board of Directors (treasurer) (2012 - present)

North American Perimetric Society (1999 - present)

Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (1999 - present)

  • Member, Exhibitor’s Committee (2008 - 2010)

American Optometric Association

  • New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians
    • Hudson County Chapter (2013 - present)
  • New York State Optometric Association
    • Westchester, Rockland, Putnam County Optometric Association (1988 - 2013)
    • President (June 1991 - 1993)

California State Optometric Association

  • Orange County Optometric Association (OCOA)
  • Board of Trustees (1987)
  • Delegate to COA Congress (1988)

National Board of Examiners in Optometry, clinical examiner, 1992-present; case author (2000 - 2005)

National Organization of Veterans Administration Optometrists (1988 - 2001)

Association of Military Surgeons/United States (1991 - 2001)

Armed Forces Optometric Association (1998 - 2001)

State Board of Examiners in Optometry, New York State Board (1988-1989, joined National Board 1991)

Volunteer Optometric Service to Humanity (VOSH), Missions to Haiti and Guatemala (1989 - 1992)

Publications

 

Publications

Madonna R, Dul MW, Assessing Structure and Function in Early Glaucoma, Optometric Management, May, 2008, 38-39.

Nehmad L, Dul, MW, Bodack MI, Modica PA., Overseeing Student Clinical Education: The Role of the Educational Facilitator, Optometric Education, 33:2, 2008, pgs. 58-63.

Sun H, Swanson WH, Arvidson B, Dul MW, Assessment of Contrast Gain Signature in Inferred Magnocellular and Parvocellular Pathways in Patients with Glaucoma, Vision Research, 48(26): 2008, 2633-41.

Hot, A, Dul MW, Swanson WH. Development and Evaluation of a Contrast Sensitivity Perimetry Test for Patients with Glaucoma, Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci,, 49:2008, 3049-3057.

Dul, MW. Glaucoma, in The Encyclopedia of Elder Care, 2nd ed, Capezuit EA, Siegler EL, Mezey MD. editors, Springer Publishing, 2008, 367-371.

Dul, MW. The Glaucomas, in Clinical Ocular Pharmacology, 5th ed., Bartlett, JD.and Jaanus, SD. editors,  Butterworth-Heinemann, 2007, 671-698.

Dul, MW. Imaging Technology: Incorporating Adaptive Optics into Clinical Use, Optometric Management, September, 2007, 47-50.

Dul, MW. Secondary Glaucomas, Glaucoma Handbook, Review of Optometry, supplement, Aug 2007, 24-26.

Wyatt HJ, Dul MW, Swanson WH. Variability of visual field measurements is correlated with the gradient of sensitivity, Vision Res, 47: 2007, 925–36.

Dul, MW. Ocular and Systemic Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome, Optometric Management, January 2007, 45-47.

Dul, MW. Glaucoma Imaging, Optometric Management, July 2006, 49-52.

Dul, MW. Angle Closure Glaucoma, Glaucoma Handbook, Review of Optometry, Aug 2006, 25-27.

Dul, MW. Secondary Glaucomas, Glaucoma Handbook, Review of Optometry, supplement, Aug 2006, 23-25.

Pan F, Swanson WH & Dul MW.  Evaluation of a Two-Stage Neural Model of Glaucomatous Defect: An Approach to Reduce Test-Retest Variability, Optometry and Vision Science, Vol. 83, No. 7, July 2006, 499-611.

Sun H, Dul MW & Swanson WH.  Linearity can account for the similarity between conventional, frequency-doubling, and Gabor-based perimetric tests in the glaucomatous macula, Optometry and Vision Science, Vol 83, No. 7, July 2006, 455-465.

Swanson WH, Dul MW, Fischer SE. Quantifying effects of retinal illuminance on frequency doubling perimetry.  Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2005 Jan;46(1):235-40.

Dul MW. Normal Tension Glaucoma, in Glaucoma Handbook, Butterworth-Heinehmann, A. B. Litwak ed; 2001, 257-272.

Dul MW.  Vision Impairment/Change: Glaucoma in Encyclopedia of Care of the Elderly, Springer Publishing Company.  M. Mezey ed; 2001, 312-315.

Dul MW.  Hypertension, in Primary Eye Care in Systemic Disease, Thomann, KH, Marks ES, Adamczyk, eds.  Primary Eye Care in Systemic Disease, Norwalk, CT: Appleton and Lange: pgs. 19-30, 2nd ed. 2000.

Dul MW.  Arteriosclerosis, in Thomann, KH, Marks ES, Adamczyk, DT, , eds.  Primary Eye Care in Systemic Disease.  Norwalk, CT: Appleton and Lange: pgs. 31-39, 2nd ed. 2000.

Dul MW, Haskes C.  Cardiogenic Emboli, in Thomann, KH,  Marks ES, Adamczyk, DT, eds.  Primary Eye Care in Systemic Disease.  Norwalk, CT: Appleton and Lange: pgs. 40-48, 2nd ed. 2000.

Thomann K, Dul MW.  Gait Disorders, Optometry Clinics, 4(4), 1996, 181-192.

Dul MW, Yip.R  A Narrow Angle with a Twist.  Clinical Eye and Vision Care, (8) 1996, 55-56.

Dul MW, Forman S.  Oculomasticatory Myorhythmia.  Clinical Eye and Vision Care, (7) 1995, 107-110.

Harrison C, Dul MW.  The Role of Optometrists in the Management of Central Retinal and Branch Retinal Vein Occlusions.  Practical Optometry, (7)2, 1996, 56-60.

Dul MW.  Co-Management of Patients with Hypertension, Optometry Clinics 4(4), 1994, 19-26.

Thomann K, Dul MW.  Bone Scans in Ocular and Systemic Disease. Optometry and Vision Science, 71 (8), 1994, 502-507.

Dul MW.  Hypertension, in Marks ES, Adamczyk, DT, Thomann, KH, eds.  Primary Eye Care in Systemic Disease, Norwalk, CT: Appleton and Lange: 1994: pgs. 19-30.

Dul MW.  Arteriosclerosis, in Marks ES, Adamczyk, DT, Thomann, KH, eds.  Primary Eye Care in Systemic Disease.  Norwalk, CT: Appleton and Lange: 1994: pgs. 31-39.

Dul MW,  Haskes C.  Cardiogenic Emboli, in Marks ES, Adamczyk, DT, Thomann KH, eds.  Primary Eye Care in Systemic Disease.  Norwalk, CT: Appleton and Lange: 1994: pgs. 40-48.

Dul MW.  Intraocular Cilia Following Projectile Trauma.  Clinical Eye and Vision Care, 6(1), 1994, 31-32.

Dul MW.  Optic Nerve Trauma, Optometry Clinics, 3(2), 1993, 91-101.

Dul MW, Thomann K, Facial Nerve Dysfunction: A Clinical Review.  Clinical Eye and Vision Care, 1(1),  1993, 3-13. 

Thomann K, Dul MW.  The Optometric Assessment of Neurologic Function.  J. American Optometric Association, 64(6), 1993.

Dul MW.  Retinoschesis.  Clinical Eye and Vision Care, 3(2), 1991, 95-99.

Thomann K, Dul MW.  Isolated Abducens Nerve Palsy.  Clinical Eye and Vision Care, 2(4), 1990, 118-123.

Dul MW, Ciuffreda KJ,  Fisher K.  Accommodative Accuracy to Harmonically Related Complex Grating Patterns and Their Components.  Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics.  Vol 8, 1988, 146-152.

Ciuffreda KJ, Dul MW, K. Fisher.  Higher-Order Spatial Frequency Contributions to Accommodative Error in Normal and Amblyopic Observers, Clinical Vision Science, 1(3), 1987, 219-229.

Presentations

 

Presentations

Kuhr, B, Levine S, Soroka M, Dul MW, Increasing Hypertension Awareness: The Optometric Setting as a Novel Location for Screening, poster, American Academy of Optometry, Denver, CO, November, 2014

Zhao L, Komban S, Alonso JM, Zaidi Q, Dul MW: Accuracy and Detection Rate of Increment vs. Decrement Stimuli in Patients with Glaucoma, poster, 21st International Imaging and Visual Field Symposium, New York, NY, September, 2014

Swanson WH, Dul MW, Horner DG, Malinovsky VE, Evaluating Sources of Test-retest Variability in Glaucomatous Visual Field Defects, ARVO annual meeting, Orlando, FL, May 8, 2014

Dul MW, Radner S, Ennis R, Lee B, Zaidi Q Adaptation abnormalities in Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma, Paper, North American Perimetric Society, Raleigh, NC, October 4, 2013

Radner S, Ennis R, Lee B, Dul MW, Zaidi Q,  Adaptation abnormalities in Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma, Poster, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Seattle, WA, May, 2013

Swanson WH, Stiles NA,  Dul MW, Malinovsky V,  Kerns A, Vertical Asymmetry in Structure-Function Relations for Glaucomatous Eyes, Paper,  Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Seattle, WA, May, 2013

Dul MW, Nachman S, Arnedo V, Burton D, Abhishek P, El Zammar Z, Borer J, Supine P, Levine S, Half of All Patients With or Without a History of Treatment for Hypertension Fail a Blood Pressure Screening: An Innovative Urban Eye Clinic Experience, International Stroke Conference, American Heart Association, American Stroke Association Annual meeting, Honolulu, HI, February, 2013.

Dul MW, Swanson WH, Tran I, Optimizing Contrast Sensitivity Perimetry (CSP) for Clinical Use: Reducing Age Effects, Vision Science Section paper, American Academy of Optometry, October 24, 2012.

Swanson WH, Malinovsky VE, Dul MW, Sutton BM, Torbit JK, Baseline Data from a Multi-Center Longitudinal Glaucoma Study (MLOGS),  American Academy of Optometry, October 24, 2012.

Stiles NS, Kerns A, Swanson WH, Malinovsky VE, Dul MW, Sutton BM, Torbit JK,

Differences in Non-Neural Component of Superior Temporal and Inferior Temporal Sectors of Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer,  American Academy of Optometry, October, 2012.

Dul MW, Application of Psychophysical Models to Visual Disorders, SUNY Eye Institute 4th Annual Meeting, September 8, 2012.

Dul MW, Tran I, Lui T, Swanson WH, Developing CSP Stimuli For Resistance To Optical Defocus, poster, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL,  May, 2012.

Tran I, Dul MW, Swanson WH, Normal Variability For Two Forms Of Perimetry Using Anatomically Inspired Test Locations, poster, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, May, 2012.

Kum C, Kruger PB, Dul MW, Stark LR, Is Reversed Chromostereopsis Associated with Impaired Accommodation to Wavefront & Chromatic Aberration?,  poster, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, May, 2012.

Dul MW, Tran I, Swanson WH, Normal Variability For Two Forms Of Perimetry Using Anatomically Inspired Test Locations, paper, Imaging and Perimetric Society Bi-Annual Meeting, Melbourne, Australia, January 20, 2012

Swanson WH, Malinovsky VE, Dul MW, Torbit JK, Sutton BM, Malik R, Agreement Between Contrast Sensitivity Perimetry (CSP) And Clinical Measures Of Glaucomatous Damage: Validation Of A Neural Model For A Longitudinal Study, paper Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, May, 2012.

Swanson WH, Malinovsky VE, Torbit JK, Sutton BM, Dul MW, Improving the Contrast Sensitivity Perimetry Test, paper, American Academy of Optometry, Boston, MA, October, 2011.

Tran IA, Dul MW, Swanson WH,  Normal Variability for Two Forms of Perimetry Using Anatomically Inspired Test Locations, poster, 3rd annual State University of New York Eye Institute meeting, Stonybrook, NY, September 17, 2011 and paper,  North American Perimetric Society,  Skaneateles, NY, September 22, 2011   

Liu T, Dul MW, Swanson WH, Reducing Effects of Retinal Illuminance and Blur on Perimetric Stimuli, poster, American Academy of Optometry, San Francisco, CA, November, 2010

Dul MW, Swanson WH, Lin E, Lau T,  Diffuse Loss Of Sensitivity In The Central 10 Degrees Of Patients With Glaucoma: An Early Functional Finding Or An Artifact Of Starting Point Bias?, poster, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL,  May, 2010.

Veerappan A, Dul MW, Swanson WH, Lin E,  Relations Between Macular Structural and Functional Measures of Patients with Glaucoma, poster, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL,  May, 2010.

Dul MW, Swanson WH, Veerappan A, Relations between Structural and Functional Measures in the Perifovea of Patients with Glaucoma, Imaging and Perimetry Society, 19th International Visual Field and Imaging Symposium, Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain, March 24, 2010

Dul MW, Swanson WH, Lin E, Diffuse Loss of Sensitivity in the Central 10 Degrees of Patients with Glaucoma, paper, American Academy of Optometry, Orlando, FL, November, 2009

Lin E, Dul MW, Wyatt HJ, Diffuse Loss of Sensitivity in the Central 10 degrees of Patients with Glaucoma, poster, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL,  May, 2009

Dul MW, Canton AN, Magda LA, DiMaggio C, Gonzalez D, Gershon RRM,  Web-Based Training on Ocular Manifestations of Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) for Emergency

Medical Service (EMS) Personnel, poster, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, May, 2009

Dul MW, Hot A, Swanson WJ, Effects on Variations in Retinal Illuminance on Contrast Sensitivity Perimetry and Frequency Doubling Technology Perimetry (FDT2/MATRIX), paper, American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim, CA, October, 2008

Malinovsky VE, Swanson, WJ, Dul WM, Hot A, Holopigion K, Structural and Perimetric Measures of Glaucomatous Damage: Agreement and Fluctuation in Probability of Defect, paper, American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim, CA, October, 2008

Chan JK, Wyatt HJ, Swanson WH, Dul MW, Assessing Retest Variability Near Scotomas and the Blind Spot with Fine-Spaced Test Arrays, paper, American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim, CA, October, 2008

Dul MW, Hot A, Swanson WH,  Quantifying and comparing the effects of variations in retinal illuminance on contrast sensitivity perimetry (CSP) and frequency doubling technology (FDT2) perimetry, paper, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL,  May, 2008

Viswanathan S,  Dul MW (Moderators) Joint Section Symposium:  Neuroprotection of Retinal Ganglion Cells in Glaucoma, American Academy of Optometry, Tampa, 2007

Dul MW, Swanson WH, Discordance Between Functional and Structural Measures of Glaucoma in Various Stages of the Disease, American Academy of Optometry, Tampa, 2007

Sherstinsky M, Moyshelis E, Dul MW, Prevalence of Ocular and Systemic Disease in St. Vincent and the Grenadines Population, American Academy of Optometry, Tampa, 2007

Dul MW, Hot A, Swanson WH,  Quantifying and comparing the effects of variations in retinal illuminance on contrast sensitivity perimetry (CSP) and frequency doubling technology (FDT2) perimetry. North American Perimetric Society Meeting, Skaneateles, NY, September, 2007

Wyatt HJ, Swanson WH, Dul MW, Chen Y,  Report on a pupil-based approach to glaucoma testing, North American Perimetric Society Meeting, Skaneateles, NY,  September, 2007

Dul MW, Swanson WH. Clinical Validity of Contrast Sensitivity Perimetry: Assessing Eyes with Severe Glaucomatous Visual Loss, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2007

Swanson WH, Dul MW, Holopigian K,  Seiple WH. Effects of Long-Term Fluctuation on Structure-Function Relations for Eyes with Glaucoma, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2007

Wyatt HJ, Lam J, Chan J, Swanson WH, Dul MW.  Retest Variability Is Correlated With Gradient of the Visual Field Near the Normal Physiological Blind Spot, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2007

Dul MW, Swanson WH. Clinical Validity of Contrast Sensitivity Perimetry: Assessing Eyes with Severe Glaucomatous Visual Loss, American Academy of Optometry, 2006

Hot A, Dul MW, Swanson WH. Contrast Sensitivity Perimetry: Development of a Clinical Protocol, American Academy of Optometry, 2006

Wyatt H, Lam J, Chan J,  Swanson WH, Dul MW, Retest Variability is Correlated with Gradient of the Visual Field Near the Normal Physiological Blind Spot, American Academy of Optometry, 2006

Dul MW, Sun H, Swanson WH. Application of the Humphrey Matrix for Evaluating Macular Function in Patients with Advanced Glaucoma, American American Academy of Optometry, December, 2005

Swanson WH., Dul MW, Sun H, Comparing Perimetric Sensitivities with Optical Systems and Video Displays, American Academy of Optometry, December, 2005

Madonna RJ, Hazai D, Dul MW, Dayan A, Shepps G, An Atypical Case of Aqueous Misdirection Syndrome, American Academy of Optometry, 2005

Wyatt H, Dul MW, Variability of Visual Field Measurements is Correlated with the Gradient of the Sensitivity, American Academy of Optometry, 2005

Modica P, Dul MW, Comparison of Two FDT Perimeters in Neuro-Ophthalmic Disorders, American Academy of Optometry, 2005

Arvidson B, Sun H, Swanson W, Dul MW, Assessment of MC Ganglion Cell Dysfunction Using a Psychophysical Paradigm, American Academy of Optometry, 2005

Swanson W, Dul MW, Holopigian K, Seiple W,  Contrast Sensitivity Perimetry: Effects of Long-term Fluctuation on Structure-Function Relations, American Academy of Optometry, 2005

Swanson WH, Sun H, Dul MW & Pan F. Cortical Pooling Analysis of Perimetic Sensitivity for Conventional and Sinusoidal Stimuli, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2005

Sun H, Dul MW & Swanson WH. Comparison of Conventional, FDT and Gabor-Based Perimetry in the Macula, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, 2005

Wyatt HJ, Chen Y, Swanson WH & Dul MW.  Rapid Assessment of Glaucomatous Damage with the Pupillary Light Reflex: Asymmetry and Amplitude Measures of Abnormality, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2005

Sun H, Swanson WH & Dul MW.  Assessment of MC ganglion cell dysfunction using a psychophysical paradigm,  North American Perimetric Society (NAPS) meeting, September 2005,  Skaneateles, NY.

Swanson WH, Sun H & Dul MW.  Comparing Perimetric Sensitivities Measured with Optical Systems and Video Displays, American Academy of Optometry 2005

Dul MW, Sun H & Swanson WH.  Application of the Humphrey Matrix for Evaluating Macular Function in Patients with Advanced Glaucoma, American Academy of Optometry 2005

Arvidson, B, Sun H, Swanson WH & Dul MW.  Assessment of Ganglion Cell Dysfunction Using a Psychophysical Paradigm, American Academy of Optometry 2005

Dul MW, Sun H, Swanson WH.  Application of the Humphrey Matrix for evaluating macular function in patients with advanced glaucoma, Optometric Glaucoma Society 2004

Swanson WH, Arvidson B, Dul MW, Sun H.  Foveal Contrast Discrimination: Assessing Ganglion Cell Function, American Academy of Optometry 2004

Wyatt H, Chen Y, Swanson WH, Dul MW.  A New Pupil-Based Approach To Glaucoma Testing: Design And Initial Studies, American Academy of Optometry 2004  

Dul MW, Madonna R, Babjak T, Swanson WH.  Within And Between Observer Variability Of Contour Line Drawing For Scanning Laser Tomography, American Academy of Optometry 2004 

Dul MW, Malik R, Swanson WH.  Perimetric Indices Representing Visual Loss For Sensitivities In Linear Units, American Academy of Optometry 2004

Chen Y, Wyatt HJ, Swanson WH, Dul M.  A New Pupil-based Approach To Glaucoma Testing: Application of the Method to Glaucoma Patients, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology 2004

New Frontiers in Clinical Glaucoma, member of ‘local experts’ panel, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute, September 11, 2004

Therapeutic Amplification Course (orals), State of Vermont, September 10, 2004

Dul MW, R. Malik, W.H. Swanson.  Perimetric indices representing visual loss for sensitivities in linear units, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale FL 2004

Dul MW, William H. Swanson. Effects of pupil dilation, stimulus size, and perimetric algorithm on macular perimetry in patients with advanced glaucoma, Optometric Glaucoma Society Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas, 2003.

Swanson WH, Dul MW, Sohn JH and Pan F, Use of linear units for comparing perimetric and morphologic measures of glaucomatous damage, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale FL 2003

Pan F, Swanson WH and Dul MW.  Evaluation of the cortical pooling model of glaucomatous defects,  Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale FL 2003

Dul MW, Swanson WH and Sohn JH.  Evaluation of diffuse loss and test-retest variability in patients with advanced glaucoma using full-Threshold and SITA 10-2 strategies, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale FL 2003

Madonna R, Swanson WH, Nehmad  L, Dul MW.  Refining the use of FDT Perimetry in Mass Screenings, American Academy of Optometry, San Diego CA 2002

Dul MW, Swanson WH,  Khaimov V.  Effects of Pupil Dilation and Stimulus Size on 10-2 Visual Fields in Advanced Glaucoma, International Perimetric Society, Strafford, England, June, 2002

Dul MW, Swanson WH.  Estimating Effects of Prereceptor Factors on Frequency Doubling Technology Perimetry, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, May, 2002

Dul MW, Swanson WH, Pan F.  Relating Ganglion Cell Loss to Perimetric Defects: A Neural Model, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, May, 2002

Swanson WH, Dul MW, Pan F, Ly N. Clinical Measurement of Eccentric Chromatic Contrast Sensitivity in Patients with Glaucoma, American Academy of Optometry, Philadelphia PA 2001

Madonna RJ,  Swanson WH,  Nehmad L, Dul MW, Mojallal P,  Rolf M, Use of FDT Perimetry in a Mass Screening: A Rational Approach, American Academy of Optometry, Philadelphia PA 2001

Tsujimura S, Swanson WH, Dul MW. Functional Alteration of Receptive Field Structure in Early Glaucoma Revealed by Phase Shifts Between L- and M- cone Signals, American Academy of Optometry, Philadelphia PA 2001.

Madonna RJ,  Swanson WH,  Nehmad L, Dul MW, Mojallal P,  Rolf M. Use of FDT Perimetry in a Mass Screening: A Rational Approach, 4th Biannual Meeting of the North American Perimetric Society, Skaneateles, NY, September, 2001.

Tsujimura S, Swanson WH, Dul MW. Detecting Retinal Ganglion Cell dysfunction in Patients with Early Glaucoma: Measurement of Phase Shifts between L- and M-Cone Signals, 4th Biannual Meeting of the North American Perimetric Society, Skaneateles, NY, September, 2001.

Swanson WH, Pan F, Dul MW, Ly N. A Clinical Testing Station for Measuring Eccentric Chromatic Contrast Sensitivity4th Biannual Meeting of the North American Perimetric Society, Skaneateles, NY, September, 2001.

Dul MW, Madonna RJ.  Paradigm Shifts in Glaucoma, American Academy of Optometry, Ellerbrock Continuing Education Program, Philadelphia, PA, December 7, 2001

Dul MW, Madonna RJ.  Therapeutic Innovations, American Academy of Optometry, Ellerbrock Continuing Education Program, Philadelphia, PA, December 6. 2001.

Swanson WH, Pan F, Dul MW, Ly N. Clinical Measurement of Eccentric Chromatic Contrast Sensitivity in Patients with Glaucoma, American Academy of Optometry, Philadelphia, PA, December 2001.

Tsujimura S, Swanson WH, Dul MW.  Functional Alteration of Receptive Field Structure in Early Glaucoma Revealed by a Phase Shift Between L- and M-Cone Signals,  American Academy of Optometry, Philadelphia, PA, December 2001.

Madonna RJ,  Swanson WH,  Nehmad L, Dul MW, Mojallal P,  Rolf M. Use of FDT Perimetry in a Mass Screening: A Rational Approach, American Academy of Optometry, Philadelphia, PA, December 2001.

Dul MW, Fischer SE, Swanson WH. Effects of Mean Luminance on Frequency-Doubling Perimetry in Health Eyes, 14th Visual Field Symposium, International Perimetric Society, Halifax, Canada, September, 2000.

Swanson WH, Lynn J, Fellman R, Baidelman L, Dul MW.  Minimizing Test-Retest Fluctuation in Chromatic Perimetry, 14th Visual Field Symposium, International Perimetric Society, Halifax, Canada, September, 2000.

Dul MW, Madonna RJ. Impact of Clinic Trials in Primary Optometric Practice, American Academy of Optometry, Ellerbrock Continuing Education Program ,Orlando, Florida, December 7. 2000.

Fischer SE, Dul MW, Swanson WH. Effects of Retinal Illuminance on Frequency Doubling Perimetry, American Academy of Optometry Seattle Washington, 1999.

Madonna R, Dul MW. Retinol Emboli as Predictors of Cardiovascular Mortality, American Academy of Optometry, San Francisco, 1998. 

Dul MW, St. Peter J.  Use of Magnetic Resonance Venogram to Demonstrate Cerebral Venous Impairment in a Patient with Bilateral Disc Edema,, American Academy of Optometry, San Antonio, TX, 1997.

Wong NN, Thomann KH, Dul MW, Fodera F. The Events of a Central Retinal Vein Occlusion: A Photo Review, American Academy of Optometry,  San Antonio, TX, 1997.

Dul MW, Fodera F, Lewis J.  Optic Nerve Head Drusen Causing Disc Hemorrhage and Disc Edema, American Academy of Optometry, Orlando, FA, 1996.

Yip B, Dul MW. Long WJ,   Diabetic Papillopathy Presenting in an Older Adult.  American Academy of Optometry, Orlando, FL, 1996.

Harrison CT, Dul MW, Fodera F.  The CRVO Study: Providing a Straightforward Approach to Patient Management. American Academy of Optometry, Orlando, FL, 1996.

Thomann K, Dul MW, Fodera F.  Cancer Associated Retinopathy, , American Academy of Optometry, Orlando, FL, 1996.

Cerebrovascular Disease: Essentials for the Practicing Optometrist

American Academy of Optometry, Ellerbrock Continuing Education Program, New Orleans, 1995, Orlando, 1996 (co-taught with R. Madonna).

Dul MW,  Madonna RJ, Fodera F, Tarantino F.  Retinal Emboli as Significant Predictors of Carotid Artery Disease.  American Academy of Optometry, San Diego, CA, 1994.

Symposium: Infectious Disease Challenges: The Diagnosis and Management of Hepatitis.  American American Academy of Optometry, San Diego, 1994.

Symposium: Optometric Care in Hospitals.  Medical Centers and Comprehensive Health Care Environments: Optometrists role in primary and secondary eye care delivery and management in a hospital and medical center environment.  American Academy of Optometry, San Diego, 1994.

Dul MW, Thomann K, Patel S. Aids-Related Nephropathy Masking as Malignant Hypertension.  American Academy of Optometry, Boston, MA, 1993.

Anterior and Posterior Segment Trauma, 1 hour, Ellerbrock Continuing Education Program, American Academy of Optometry, Boston, MA, 1993, Anaheim, CA, 1991.

Infectious Disease Update: American Academy of Optometry, Ellerbrock Continuing Education Program, Boston, 1993.

Dul MW, Thomann K, Haskes C, Denhardt M. Comparison of Conjunctival Bacterial Flora Between Patients Infected with HIV and an Age-Matched Control.  American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim, CA, 1991.

Dul MW, Thomann K, Madonna RJ.  Pupil Cycle Time (PCT) in Apparent Pupil Sparing Oculomotor Nerve Palsy. American Academy of Optometry, Anaheim, CA, 1991.

Dul MW, Thomann K .  Laboratory Serological Analysis vs. In-office Screening for Lyme Disease, American Academy of Optometry, Nashville, TN, 1990.

Dul MW, Thomann K, Use of Technetium 99m Labeled Diphosphonate Bone Scanning Procedures to Assist in the Differential Diagnosis of Ocular Pathology when Bone Disease is Suspected.  American Academy of Optometry, Nashville, TN, 1990.

Dul MW, Bozek  M. Posterior Hyperplastic Primary Vitreous: A case in which the hyaloid component predominates. American Academy of Optometry, Denver, CO, 1987.

Dul MW.  Periventricular Bright Spots: A Diagnostic Clue to Multiple Sclerosis.  American Academy of Optometry, Denver CO, 1987.

Dul MW, Kiracofe G.  Use of OKN and Forced Choice Preferential Looking as a Measure of Visual Acuity in a Non-Verbal, Neuropsychiatric, Geriatric Population.  American Academy of Optometry, Toronto, Canada,  1986.

Ciuffreda KJ, Dul MW,  Fisher K.  Higher-Order, Odd-Harmonic Contribution to Accommodative Accuracy. American Academy of Optometry, St. Louis, MO, 1984 and Academy for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (Dul MW, presenter). 1985.

Carroll J, Dul MW.  Prism Adaptation from Short-Duration Low-Vergence-Demand Targets   American Academy of Optometry, Houston, 1983 and Rutgers Research Symposium, New Brunswick, NJ, 1983.

Service

 

Service

  • Moderator, Hot Topics in Discovery: Tools for Improving Glaucoma
  • American Academy of Optometry, Denver, CO (November, 2014)
  • Diplomate committee, Glaucoma Section, American Academy of Optometry (2014 - present)
  • American Academy of Optometry
  • SIG: Glaucoma Diplomate Committee (March 2014 - present)
  • Member, Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agents Education Review Committee, State Education Department of the University of the State of New York, Albany, New York (October 10, 1995 - 2011)
  • Member, Publications and Education Committee, American Optometric Association (May 2012-May 2013)
  • Peer Reviewer, United Kingdom Medical Research Council Grant:  Establishing the evidence base for choice of psychophysical stimulus to monitor visual field deterioration in glaucoma (July 2010)
  • Member, Roundtable Discussion for Oral Medication Legislation, New York State Senate, Higher Education Committee, Albany, NY (May, 2009 - May 2010)
  • Member, Exhibitor Committee, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (May, 2009 - 2010)
  • Peer Reviewer, Australian National Health and Medical Research Council Guidelines for the Screening, Prognosis, Diagnosis, and Management of Glaucoma (June, 2010)
  • Moderator, Vision Science Section, American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL (November 11, 2009)
  • Reviewer:  Optometry and Vision Science, Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Science, Optometry                
  • Moderator, Vision Science Section, American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting, Anaheim, CA (October 24, 2008)
  • Moderator, Optometric Glaucoma Society Meeting, Anaheim, CA (October, 2008)
  • Optometry Representative, Ocular Pharmacology Advisory Panel, New Jersey Office of the Attorney General, Division of Consumer Affairs (November 2004 - February 2005)
  • Guest Lecturer: Tasmania Optometric Society, Hobart (2002)
  • National Board of Examiners in Optometry, member, Patient Assessment and Management (PAM) committee (2001 - 2006)
  • Co-Editor-in Chief, Clinical Eye and Vision Care (ISSN 0953-4431), Elsevier (1996 - 2001)
  • Contributing Editor, Journal of the American Optometric Association (1992 - 2000)
  • North East Region Clinical Optometric Assessment Testing Service (NERCOATS), Chairman, Eye Health Test Development Section (1995 - 1997)
  • Panel Member, Clinical Expert Review Panel, Clinical Practice Guidelines for Anterior Uveitis. American Optometric Association (1993 - 1994)
  • Guest Lecturer: University of Melbourne College of Optometry, Melbourne, Australia and Australian Optometric Association (1993 - 1994)

Civic Duties

 

Civic Duties

  • Deliveryman for Food Pantries: Salvation Army, Peekskill NY; St. Christopher’s/Graymoor, Garrison NY; Walter Hoving Center, Garrison, NY; First Presbyterian Church of Cold (Spring, 2008 - present)
  • Mayor, Village of Nelsonville New York (March 2003 - March 2007)
  • Trustee, Village of Nelsonville New York (March 1998 - March 2003)
  • Greenway Committee, Village of Nelsonville New York (March 1996 - March 1998)
  • Member, Zoning Board of Appeals, Village of Nelsonville New York (August 1997 - August  1998)
  • Eagle Scout Mentor (2005)
  • Eagle Scout (1976)
  • informity