Dennis Levi OD, PhDProfessor, Optometry and Vision Science, University of California, Berkeley; Dean, School of Optometry, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California
Dennis Levi, O.D., Ph.D. is Professor of Optometry and Vision Science, and Dean of the School of Optometry at UC Berkeley. His research on amblyopia and spatial vision has been continuously funded by NEI for the last 38 years, and he has published over 260 scientific papers and two books. Levi served as Chair of the Vis B. (now CVP) study section, and was a member of the Strabismus, Amblyopia & Visual Processing Panel of the National Eye Institute. He also served on the National Research Council (NAS) Committee on Disability Determination for Visual Impairments. He is Editor-In-Chief and Chairman of the Board of Vision Research and has served on a number of other Editorial Boards (Journal of Vision, Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics and Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science). Levi was elected Fellow of the Optical Society of America for his research contributions in the areas of amblyopia and spatial vision, and has received numerous awards including the Glenn Fry Award, the Garland Clay Award and the Prentice Medal from the American Academy of Optometry.