Scholarly Activities – May 2016


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Publications, Presentations, Lectures for May 2016

Backus, BT (2016). Progress report on the use of visual deprivation to treat amblyopia. Paper presented at the Patagonia Perceptual Learning Workshop, El Calafate, Argentina (April).

Backus, BT (2016). Use of 10-day visual deprivation to treat amblyopia in humans: an early progress report. Invited lecture at University of Kwa-zulu Natal School of Optometry, Durban, South Africa (April).

Cai LT, Backus BT.  (2016) A mixture model demonstrates use of distinct strategies in a global motion direction task.  Presented at: MODVIS 2016 ( a workshop dedicated to the investigation of formal models in vision research).  May 11 – 13, St. Pete Beach, Florida.

Cai LT, Yuan AE, Backus BT. (2016) Monocular gain contral explains dichoptic benefit in binocular global motion perception.  Presented as a poster at VSS 2016, May 13 – 18, St. Pete Beach, Florida.

Locascio, J.  “Watching our words wisely: Best practices for writing for library websites.” (presentation, annual Electronic Resources and Libraries conference, Austin, TX., April 4, 2016).

Locascio, J.  “Watching our words wisely: Best practices for writing for library websites.” (presentation, annual Designing for Digital conference, Austin, TX., April 7, 2016).

Morrison CJ, Stamm JM, “My tattoos caused my dry eye? A new way to look at diagnosis and treatment for patients with tattoo eyeliner, Canadian Journal of Optometry, Vol 78, issue 2, 2016, pp6-10

Nanjappa RK, Azadi R, McPeek RM. Contextual saccade adaptation as a tool to investigate sequential saccades. 2016 Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society.

Poirier K. Oral medications and Therapeutics for the Optometrist. COPE # 49023-OP. Presented at New Jersey Academy of Optometry,  Neptune, NJ 2016 May 04.

Sherman A, Bovenzi MD. “Sports Vision and Major League Baseball.” COPE Course #44326- FV. Presented at: COVD Annual Meeting; Las Vegas, NV. 2015 Apr 16.

Soroka M. “Providing Eye Care Services: The Supply of Ophthalmology and Optometry” has been accepted to the ePoster exhibition at the upcoming 6th International Jerusalem Conference on Health Policy to take place on May 23rd – 25th, 2016.

Willeford KT, Azadi R, McPeek RM. Curvature is a Characteristic of Saccades in Planned Sequences. 2016 Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society.

Honors

Dr. Adamczyk (second from left) at the National Academies of Practice induction ceremony
Dr. Adamczyk (second from left) at the National Academies of Practice induction ceremony

Dr. Diane Adamczyk has been reappointed as chair of the Clinical Resources Group Executive Committee and the Evidence-Based Optometry Committee of the American Optometric Association.

In addition, last month she received the Albert Fitch Memorial Alumna of the Year award from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry/Salus University and was inducted into the National Academies of Practice.

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