Board of Directors


Charles Shidlofsky, OD, FCOVD – President

Charles Shidlofsky, OD, FCOVD is clinical director at Neuro-Vision Associates of North Texas, a multi-office specialty clinic that serves both children and adults who have neurological vision processing problems. They offer both evaluation and treatment for these special populations. He is a member of the medical staff at Baylor Scott and White Institute for Rehabilitation -Frisco Ft. Worth and Encompass Health. Dr. Shidlofsky also serves as a consultant for several…

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Jarrod Davies, OD, FCOVD – Vice President - Education

Jarrod Davies, OD, FCOVD currently practices in South Jordan, Utah as the clinical director of Utah Vision Development Center. He specializes in vision rehabilitation and sports vision performance training. Dr. Davies has worked with baseball, tennis, hockey, golf and ski team members on both a professional and amateur level. He also frequently lectures on topics including sports vision training, concussion rehabilitation, binocular vision, and vision therapy.

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Jennifer Stewart, OD - Vice President, Membership

Dr. Jennifer Stewart is a partner at Norwalk Eye Care. She earned her Doctorate of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA, Her professional interests and specialties include sports and performance vision, dry eye management, multifocal contact lens fitting, and medical eye care.

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Alex Andrich, OD, FCOVD – Immediate Past President

Dr. Alexandar Andrich is a graduate of The Ohio State University College of Optometry and is in private practice in North Royalton, Ohio.  He lectures on the topics of pediatric/infant vision, binocular vision disorders, sports vision, neuro-optometric rehabilitation and learning-related vision disorders.  In addition to serving as the president of the International Sports Vision Association, Sports Vision, and Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation services at his private practice, he is also on staff in the Physical Medicine and…

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Greg Appelbaum, Ph.D.

Greg Appelbaum, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor in the Duke University School of Medicine where he heads the Human Performance Optimization Lab (Opti Lab) and directs the Brain Stimulation Research Center. Dr. Appelbaum holds appointments in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Psychology and Neuroscience and is an affiliate of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience.

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Thomas Bourdon ATC/L, PES, CES

Thomas Bourdon ATC/L, PES, CES is a professional athletic trainer with over twenty years of experience in injury management and rehabilitation. He is currently the head athletic trainer for the Cleveland Monsters Hockey Club, the top affiliate of the Columbus Blue Jackets...

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Adam J. Clarin, OD

Adam J. Clarin, OD is the owner of Clarin Eye Care Center, one of South Miami’s premier optometry practices. In 2017, Dr. Clarin founded Miami Sports Vision, Miami’s only optometric-directed sports vision training program...

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Frederick R. Edmunds, OD, FAAO

Frederick R. Edmunds, OD, F.A.A.O. established and runs the XTREMESIGHT Performance Clinic, a sports vision only practice devoted to visual performance enhancement of athletes.

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Alireza Somji, OD

Alireza Somji, OD is a graduate of the University of Houston College of Optometry and along with his wife Dr. Sana Somji is owner of a private practice in greater Houston. Dr. Somji's clinical interests are visual performance, dry eye, myopia management, hybrid and scleral contact lenses. He launched a visual performance service called 20/20 Athlete as part of his practice in 2019...

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