Board of Directors
ISVA EXECUTIVE BOARD
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…
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 many athletes including baseball, tennis, hockey, golf, football 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.
Jennifer Stewart, OD - Vice President, Membership
Dr. Jennifer Stewart is an optometrist, speaker, writer, consultant, and entrepreneur. She is a partner at Norwalk Eye Care and has been involved in the optometric community for almost 20 years.
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...
ISVA ADVISORY BOARD
Greg Appelbaum, Ph.D.
Greg Appelbaum, Ph.D. is a Professor at the University of California, San Diego where he heads the Human Performance Optimization Lab (Opti Lab). His research addresses the brain mechanisms underlying visual-motor control, and how these systems can be improved thorough behavioral, neurofeedback, and neuromodulatory interventions.
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...
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...
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.
Alireza Somji, OD
Alireza Somji, OD is owner of a private practice in greater Houston and founder of 20/20 Athlete; a visual performance service in his main practice. Dr. Somji is a consultant to the Houston Dynamo FC MLS soccer team and is on the medical team for the Sugar Land Skeeters minor league baseball team. He works with recreational and professional athletes and is passionate about elevating athletic performance through sports vision training...
Gary Esterow is Executive Director of the International Sports Vision Association. He is a seasoned and accomplished communications professional with more than three decades of U.S. and global experience in corporate, agency, and non-profit arenas.