Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Professor Emeritus of Ophthalmic Science (in Ophthalmology)
Donald Hood is the James F. Bender Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Professor Emeritus of Ophthalmic Science (in Ophthalmology) and has been a member of the Columbia faculty, United States, since 1969, where he now leads the Hood Visual Science Lab. He holds a PhD (1970) degree from Brown University and honorary degrees from Smith College (2000), Brown University (2017), and SUNY College of Optometry (2019).
In addition, he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and recipient of an Alcon Research Institute Award (2014). From 2018 to 2022, Donald served as editor-in-chief of Investigative Ophthalmology & Vision Science (IOVS), a journal of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.
While some of his nearly 400 publications deal with issues of basic visual neuroscience, most concern diseases of the retina and optic nerve. He had continuous grant support from the National Eye Institute (NEI) for over 50 years.
On the programme
Donald will give a case-based masterclass about the Hood Report as a tool in glaucoma detection (in English). You can read more on the programme page.