David A Damari OD, FCOVD, FAAODean, Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI
Dr. David A. Damari is the Dean of Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University. Prior to his appointment as dean, 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.
Dr. Damari is 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).