By Eric Craypo
We are very pleased to announce that Professor Jorge Otero-Millan has received the 2021 Faculty Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Mentoring as part of National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW) 2021. Congrats Jorge!
Dr. Jorge Otero-Millan is Assistant Professor of Optometry and Vision Science at UC Berkeley and Adjunct Assistant Professor of neurology at Johns Hopkins University. He aims to understand how and why we move our eyes and how eye movements affect visual perception. Then, he applies his laboratory findings to improve the use of eye movements in diagnosing patients with eye, brain, or ear disorders.
He received his BSc in Telecommunication Engineering from University of Vigo in Spain in 2006 and his PhD in Neuroscience from University of Vigo in collaboration with the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ in 2013.
Following a postdoc at Hopkins, he joined the School of Optometry in 2020.