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Rochelle Mozlin, OD, MPH

Associate Clinical Professor

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Dr. Mozlin is an associate clinical professor at the College. Her responsibilities include patient care, clinical and didactic education and supervision for the Residency Program in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation. Dr. Mozlin’s classroom duties include a small group seminar for first year students and portions of the Children’s Vision and Learning course. In 2014, she received the prestigious Skeffington Award for Excellence in Optometric Writing from the College of Optometrists In Vision Development (COVD). Dr. Mozlin earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from the New England College of Optometry in 1981 and her MPH from New York Medical College in 2003.


Children with Special Needs, Eye Care for Pre-School and School-Aged Children

Affiliations and Recognition

Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry
Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development
Skeffington Award for Excellence in Optometric Writing, 2014


MPH, New York Medical College, School of Public Health, 2003
OD, The New England College of Optometry, 1981
BA, SUNY Albany, 1977


SUNY College of Optometry, 1982, Vision Training


Mozlin R. Beyond  Silent Spring. Guest Editorial, J Behav Optom 2007.

Zaba J, Reynolds W, Mozlin R, Costich  JD, Slavova S, Steele G. Comparing the effectiveness of vision screenings as part of the school entrance physical  examination to comprehensive vision exami nations in children  ages 3-6: An exploratory study. Optometry 2007.

Knueppel  K, Mozlin  R.  Externship Manual: A Guide for Doctors and Students to High Quality Clinical Education  in the Private Practice Setting. Aurora, OH: College of Optometrists in Vision Development, 2006.

Mozlin R. Childhood obesity-A public health crisis. Optometry 2005; 76: 685-91.

Mozlin R.  A second look: Top 10 things to do with COVD Quality of Life Checklist. J Optom Vis Devel 2004; 35;  131-3.

Mozlin R. A Perfect World. Guest Editorial, J Behav Optom 2005; 16:2, 20

Mozlin R.  Implementing WebCT at SUNY State College of Optometry.  Optom  Educ 2004; 30: I 9-23. Zaba J, Mozlin R, Reynolds W.  Insights on the efficacy of vision examinations and vision screenings for children  first entering  school.  J Behav Optom 2003  14:123-6.

Mozlin R.  Clmical  pract1ce guidelines-  past present and future. Guest editorial,  Optometry  2003; 74:7-9.

Mozlin R.  Epidemiology of school visiOn screenings.  J Behav Optom 2002; 13(3); 59-64. Mozlin R.  Reboot.  Guest Editorial, J Behav Optom 200 I; 12(5): 131.

Mozlin R.  Baby steps.  Guest Editorial, J Behav Optom 2001; 12(3); 32-33.

Mozlin R.  Poverty, neurodevelopment  and vision: a demonstration project with an adolescent population.  J Behav Optom 2001; 12(3); 1-4.

Mozlin R.  Shoes.  Guest Editorial, J Behav Optom 2000; 10

Mozlin R.  Web VT.  J Behav Optom 2000; 10(5); 115-121.

Mozlin R.  The complexities of HIPAA and administration  simplification. Optometry 2000; 71:727-732.

Mozlin R.  Evidence-based medicine. Optometry 2000; 71(8):490-500.

Mozlin R.  A winning strategy.  Guest Editorial, J Behav Optom 2000; 10(2); 30-31.

Canellos H, Media F, Mozlin R, Perry C. Training the trainer: Developing educators for continuing professional education. Optom Educ 2000; 25(3):91-95.