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OEPF Board of Directors

President

Dr. Eric Hussey, OD

Vice President

Dr. Pamela Schnell, OD

Treasurer-Secretary

Dr. Amy Pruszenski, OD

Director Trustee

Dr. Hansel Huang, OD

Director Trustee - Past President

Dr. Eric Ikeda, OD

President

Dr. Eric Hussey, OD

Dr. Eric Hussey graduated from Pacific University College of Optometry. He is the chair of NW Congress of Optometry and currently serves on the board of OEP as treasurer and as the liaison to the education committee, including the Affiliated Meetings Committee, which includes all of the regional congresses. He has published over thirty papers (almost all peer-reviewed), and he has one in review now. The title of the new paper beginning with “Who’s on First?” may suggest some level of neuro-nerddom.

With one foot in the real world of the clinic and real patient problems, and the other foot in the world of clinical research, he keeps us going toward better and better care of your vision.

Mailing Address

Eric Hussey
Optometry Offices
1116 East Westview Ct Suite A
Spokane , WA 99218
United States

Vice President

Dr. Pamela Schnell, OD

After completing her residency, Dr. Pamela Schnell became a faculty member at the State University of New York College of Optometry, where she taught courses and supervised interns in the Pediatric and Infant Vision Clinics. She held clinical privileges at Woodhull Medical Center in Brooklyn, where she supervised externs and residents in the outpatient, inpatient, and emergency departments. Dr. Schnell joined the SCO faculty in August 2011, where she works in the Pediatric and Vision Therapy Clinics. Her primary areas of clinical interest include infant and toddler eye care, visual development, and the treatment and management of special populations. She is one of two Supervisors for the Residency in Pediatric Optometry and Vision Therapy and serves as Chair of the Curriculum Committee. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Education at the University of Memphis, where her research interests include the history of optometric education and the challenge of increasing minority representation in optometry.

Dr. Schnell has lectured at home and abroad, including several courses at the Israel Council of Optometry’s annual meeting and the Congreso Académico Internacional de Optometria Funcional (COMOF). She also taught the Binocular Vision course for the Master’s Degree program at the Universidad de Aguascalientes, Mexico. She has presented posters at the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD), and the Southern Council of Optometry (SECO) national meetings. She has also authored several books and textbook chapters in the area of pediatric eye care, including Vision Therapy: Success Stories from Around the World, Volumes 1 & 2, and The Power of Lenses, Volume 1. Two more books are currently in production.

Dr. Schnell is an AAO Fellow and a member of the COVD and is honored to serve as a Director/Trustee for the Optometric Extension Program Foundation.

Mailing Address

Pamela Schnell
3871 Oak Forest Dr
Bartlett, TN 38135
United States

Treasurer-Secretary

Dr. Amy Pruszenski, OD

Amy Pruszenski, OD, FCOVD graduated from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1989 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Cognitive Science. She graduated from the New England College of Optometry in 1993. She has been providing help for brain injury patients for the past 15 years; collaborating with other health care providers to ensure a coordinated approach to rehabilitation. Dr. Amy was inspired by Dr. Elliott’s book to connect with Dr. Zelinsky, and has been studying her Z-Bell Technique for the past 2 yrs.

For the past few years, Dr. Pruszenski has been a featured speaker for the Vermont Brain Injury Association, the New Hampshire Brain Injury Association and the Wentworth-Douglass Hospital Concussion Symposium. Topics include “Post Traumatic Vision Syndrome: Managing double vision, field deficits and dizziness;” and, “Visual Rehabilitation: A Missing Link to Recovery.” Says Dr. Pruszenski: “A team approach is critical to achieving patient outcomes; inter-professional referrals can make all the difference.”

Mailing Address

Amy Pruszenski
Visual Training Center
150 Griffin Road Suite 3
Portsmouth, NH 03801
United States

Director Trustee

Dr. Hansel Huang, OD

Dr. Huang, OD, FCOVD, has been practicing in Windsor, Ontario, Canada, since 2006, and treats patients from the surrounding area.

He graduated from the NOVA Southeastern University College of Optometry in Florida in 2005, and continues to maintain and improve his educational background in order to provide the best ocular care for patients in Windsor and the surrounding communities.

His passion in the optometric field has grown towards vision therapy and this passion was nurtured as he completed the Optometric Extension Program Foundation (OEPF) core Vision Therapy Program and their Acquired/Traumatic Brain Injury Course. He has completed advanced syntonics training with Dr. Stefan Collier (SON 1, 2, 3, and Local/Focal Courses) and completed a Primitive Reflex training.

He is concurrently serving as the Director of Marketing for Vision Therapy Canada.

Mailing Address

Hansel Huang
Eye Care First
3215 Jefferson Blvd, Unit 311
Windsor Ontario N8T2W7
Canada

Director Trustee - Past President

Dr. Eric Ikeda, OD

Dr. Eric T. Ikeda is in private practice and owner of Optometric Vision Care Associates, Inc. He earned his Doctor of Optometry degree at the Southern California College of Optometry and is a Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. He served as president of NORA and was recently presented with the “Founding Fathers Medal” for his continued service to NORA. He had been inducted as a Distinguished Practitioner into the National Academies of Practice (Optometry Academy), recipient of the Founder’s Award by Western University of Health Sciences, College of Optometry, and was recognized as “Physician of the Year” by the Rehabilitation Nurses Society.

He had launched the Neuro Optometry Clinic at Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center and then later, began the Neuro Optometry Clinic at Casa Colina Centers for Rehabilitation. He serves as a neuro visual rehabilitation consultant for Winways Transitional Living Center in Orange, Care Meridian (Artesia, La Habra Heights, Garden Grove, and Cowan Heights), and Providence Little Company of Mary Hospital, San Pedro.

Dr. Ikeda was elected as President of the Optometric Extension Program Foundation. He also continues to serve as Clinical Associate Professor of the Western University of Health Sciences College of Optometry. He was appointed to the American Optometric Association Vision Rehabilitation Committee and to the TBI Task Force. His community work includes serving on the Bellflower Somerset Mutual Water Company board and Cerritos College Foundation board. He enjoys time with family and friends on fresh water and salt water fishing trips and golfing.

Mailing Address

Bellflower, CA 90706
United States