PhD Program
By January 6, 2023


Celebrating Juneteenth

A Message from DEIB Director, Dr. Ruth Shoge.

Happy Pride Month

In honor of Pride Month, we’ve made pins for the whole school! Students, faculty, and staff can stop by ASAO starting Tuesday 6/21 to pick up a pin. We’ve also included a link to free Pride-themed Zoom backgrounds below. Pride Month is celebrated annually in the month of June to “honor the 1969 Stonewall Uprising […]

Congrats to our Graduates!

62 optometry students and 12 vision science students received their degrees!

Society of Hellman Fellows Fund Award Winner

Congratulations to Assistant Professor Emily Cooper!

Eye and Head Movement Recordings Using Smartphones for Telemedicine

New paper in Frontiers in Neurology from Dr. Jorge Otero-Millan.

Restoring Dim-Light Vision in Dogs

The gene therapy offers hope for treating a similar condition in people.


The Vision Science faculty constitute a prestigious group of educators and researchers. Click the arrow to learn more about them, including research interests, contact information and links to lab websites.



About 40 graduate students are currently enrolled in the Vision Science program. Their backgrounds include degrees in psychology, biology, engineering, computer science, or optometry.



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