Dr. Bradley Dougherty Visits SUNY Optometry’s Schnurmacher Institute for Vision Research


NEW YORK — Dr. Bradley Dougherty, assistant professor of optometry at The Ohio State University, presented on driving with central vision impairment during SUNY Optometry’s Schnurmacher Institute for Vision Research colloquium on Friday, June 7.

Dr. Bradley Dougherty
Dr. Bradley Dougherty

His clinical interest is in low vision rehabilitation and his research evaluates low vision rehabilitation strategies, driving with visual impairment, patient reported outcomes and visual assessment in low vision. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a past recipient of the American Optometric Foundation William C. Ezell Fellowship. His research has been supported by the National Eye Institute, Research to Prevent Blindness and the Ohio Lions Eye Research Foundation.

Dr. Dougherty received his OD and PhD degrees from The Ohio State University.

About the Schnurmacher Institute for Vision Research at SUNY Optometry
The Institute for Vision Research was founded in 1983 in response to the growing need for scientific knowledge about the visual system and methods of improving visual function. The Institute was renamed the Adolph and Ruth Schnurmacher Institute for Vision Research (SIVR) in 1984 to honor the Schnurmacher’s generosity that made possible the establishment of an Institutional endowment. The scientific researchers associated with the Institute are engaged in a wide variety of vision research projects. The SIVR coordinates a colloquium series and supports collaborative clinical research, small clinical research projects and innovative vision science research.

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