Denise A Valenti OD, FAAOPresident and CEO of IMMAD, LLC-Impairment Measurement Marijuana and Driving, Lexington, Massachusetts
Dr. Denise A. Valenti is a residency-trained, low-vision/blind-rehabilitation optometrist with additional education and expertise in the field of age-related neurodegenerative diseases with the emphasis on Parkinson's disease and Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Valenti works with cognitive impairment as it relates to driving including induced dysfunctions secondary to cannabis. Dr. Valenti has had additional training as an MGH/MIT/HMS Functional MRI Fellow at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging in Boston, Massachusetts and participated in the yearlong seminar series offered through the Boston University Sleep Disorders Center Fellowship program. Her research has included the study of imaging of retinal neural tissue using Optical Coherence Tomography and functional assessment of neural processing in the visual system using Frequency Doubling Technology. Dr. Valenti provided direct clinical care for more than 25 years and currently is active in research and consultation related to vision, aging, neuroprocessing and cognitive functions. Dr. Valenti currently teaches Low Vision and Geriatrics at the MCPHS University School of Optometry and Gerontology at Quincy College and provides medical content to numerous professional newsletters throughout the United States.