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David Damari OD, FCOVD, FAAO

David A Damari OD, FCOVD, FAAO

Professor of Clinical Optometry at the Ohio State University College of Optometry in Columbus, Ohio

Dr. Damari is a Professor of Clinical Optometry at the Ohio State University College of Optometry in Columbus, Ohio, teaching and seeing patients in the Vision Therapy, Pediatrics and Binocular Vision, and Primary Eye Care Services of The Optometry Clinic there. He is also the consultant on visual disabilities to many national and state testing and licensing boards, including the National Board of Medical Examiners (who administrate the US Medical Licensing Examination), the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners, the CFA Institute, the Law School Admissions Council, and the Graduate Management Admissions Council. He wrote chapters on visual disabilities in three books, including Accommodations in Higher Education under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), edited by Michael Gordon and Shelby Keiser (GSI/Guilford, 1998).

Dr. Damari was dean at Ferris State University Michigan College of Optometry from 2013 to 2021. Prior to his appointment as dean at MCO, he was a professor at Southern College of Optometry and the Chair of the Department of Assessment, responsible for institutional review, measures of academic outcomes, quality assurance in the curriculum, and reaccreditation. He also was a Fellow-in-Residence at the National Board of Examiners in Optometry, obtaining advanced knowledge in the psychometrics of testing in higher education and aiding NBEO in their compliance with disability law. He also served for over a decade as a volunteer at the NBEO, playing an extensive role in many committees and councils there.