Rodney W. Nowakowski, O.D., Ph.D., F.A.A.O.

DEPARTMENT OF OPTOMETRY
 

 Rodney W. Nowakowski, O.D., Ph.D., F.A.A.O.
Dean
Professor, Optometry

Contact Information:
Academic Office - (205) 975-9935
Patient Services/Appointments
UAB Eye Care - (205) 975-2020

Physical Address:
121 Henry Peters Building
1716 University Boulevard

Mailing Address:
HPB 121
1530 Third Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294-0010
 

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH:

EDUCATION:
1989 - Ph.D.   University of Alabama at Birmingham (Medical Genetics)
1975 - O.D.    University of Alabama at Birmingham (Optometry)
1973 - B.S.    University of Alabama at Birmingham (Physiological Optics)
1971 - M.A.    University of Miami (Mathematics)
1968- B.S.     University of Miami (Mathematics)

ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES:
Dean

TEACHING:
CLN 333, 343, 413, 423, and 433: Ocular Disease and Low Vision I - Examination, assessment, diagnosis, treatment and management of ocular disease, low vision and geriatric patients.

RESEARCH:
Local Principle Investigator for eyeGENE a project from the National Eye Institute to establish a repository of DNA from people with hereditary eye disease. 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

Nowakowski R.W. (2011) Basic optics and optical devices, In Warren M. (Ed.), Occupational therapy intervention for the older adult with low vision. Bethesda: American Occupational Therapy Association. (Book Chapter) (In Press)

Fleming JB, Stroud RE, Nowakowski RW. (2009) A strategic approach to growing patient volume in an academic setting. Optometric Education, 35(1):25-9.

Nowakowski, RW, Frazier MG. (2009) Wimba Voice for Teaching ‘Spanish for Eye Care’ in a Blended Course Environment, Optometric Education, 94(3):97-103.

Fleming JB, Stroud RE, Nowakowski RW.  Lessons Learned from Academia: Reviving a Stagnant Patient Base (Abstract). SECO 2009.