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Rosamond Gianutsos, PhD

Adjunct Associate Professor
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Dr. Gianutsos is a psychologist at the University Eye Center and an adjunct associate professor at SUNY Optometry. She holds a PhD. in experimental psychology from New York University and a bachelor of arts in psychology from Barnard College, Columbia University. Dr. Gianutsos has also been a Certified Driver Rehabilitation Specialist since 1996, providing rehabilitation services for individuals with disabilities.

Affiliations and Recognition

Certification Driver Rehabilitation Specialist
Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry


PhD, New York University, 1970 (Experimental Psychology)
BA, Barnard College, 1966


Gianutsos, R (2008)  Driver consultation and intervention. Ch. In MT Schultheis, J DeLuca,  DL Chute  (Eds).  Handbook for the Assessment of Driving Capacity. Philadelphia, Elsevier,  pp 35-58.

Gianutsos, R (2005)  Driving  and visual  information  processing in cognitively at risk and older individuals. Ch  5 In M. Gentile (Ed.)   Functional Visual Behavior in Adults:  An occupational therapy guide to evaluation and treatment outcomes. 2nd Ed.  Rockville, MD: American Occupational Therapy Association.

Gianutsos. R (2002) An expanded visual field assessment for brain-injured patients.  Ch.  In I Suchoff, K Ciuffreda,  N. Kapoor (Eds.)  Visual and Vestibular Consequences of Acquired Brain Injury. Santa Clara. CA: Optometric Education Program, pp. 115-131.

Suchoff. lB. Gianutsos. R., Ciufredda, K, & Groffman,S. (2000)  Vision impairment due to acquired brain injury.  In B. Silverstone. MA Lang, B. Rosenthal & EE Faye, The Lighthouse handbook on vision impairment and vision rehabilitation. New York: Oxford University Press,  pp. 517- 539.

Beatson, C. & Gianutsos, R. (2000)  Personal transportation: the vital link to independence. Ch. 43 In M. Grabois,  S.J. Garrison, K.A. Hart, & L.D. Lehmkuhl (Eds) Physical medicine and rehabilitation: The complete approach. Blackwell Science,  Inc, pp.  777-802.

Suchoff. lB. & Gianutsos. R. (2000)  Rehabilitative optometric interventions for the acquired brain injured  adult.  Ch. 33 In M. Grabois. S.J. Garrison. K.A. Hart, & L.D. Lehmkuhl  (Eds.)  Physical medicine and rehabilitation: The complete approach. Black well Science, Inc., pp. 608-621.