Faculty in Biomedical Optics

  • Edmund Arthur, OD, PhD, FAAO

    "Edmund Arthur, OD, PhD, FAAO"

    Assistant Professor

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    (205) 996-6576
    HPB 519

    Teaching/research interests: Ocular Disease Detection and Diagnosis; Vision Science; Epidemiology and Biostatistics; Geometric and Visual Optics; Advanced Retinal Imaging; Retinal biomarkers for early detection of diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema; Ocular biomarkers for early detection of Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and related dementias; Biological variable model for screening and early detection of diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema in underserved populations.

  • Jason J. Nichols, OD, MPH, PhD, FAAO

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    Professor
    Senior Associate Vice President for Research

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    (205) 975-3497
    AB 714 and HPB 502

    Teaching/research interests: Anterior segment, cornea, contact lenses, dry eye disease, meibomian gland disease

  • Steven J. Pittler, PhD, FARVO, FAAO

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    Professor
    Director, Vision Science Research Center

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    (205) 934-6744
    VH 375B

    Teaching/research interests: Teaching: Biochemistry, Genetics, Ocular System, Posterior Segment
    Research: Retina, Photoreceptors, Phototransduction, Transgenic Mice, Gene Editing, Translational Genetics

  • Lawrence Sincich, PhD

    Lawrence Sincich.

    Professor
    Director of the Graduate Program

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    (205) 975-3446
    SHEL 911

    Teaching/research interests: VIS 456/756 Visual Neuroscience