Greg Appelbaum, Ph.D.

Greg Appelbaum, Ph.D. is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of California, San Diego where he heads the Human Performance Optimization Lab (Opti Lab). Professor Appelbaum’s research is focused on understanding the psychological and neural mechanisms that support human visual cognition and understanding how these change with experience, rehabilitation, and training. His research has been continually funded by grant awards from DARPA, NIH, and the Army Research Office, leading to over 80 published articles and book sections.


Adam Clarin, OD

Adam Clarin, OD is the owner of Clarin Eye Care, one of South Florida’s premier optometry practices.  In 2017, Dr. Clarin founded Miami Sports Vision, Miami’s only optometric-directed sports vision training program, and founded Miami Vision Therapy, a VT-only practice to compliment Sports Vision, in 2021.  He has worked with Florida International University’s baseball team and with many professional and amateur athletes.


Jarrod Davies, OD, FCOV

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, pickleball,  hockey, golf, football and ski team members on both a professional and amateur level.


Frederick R. Edmunds, OD, FAAO

Dr. Edmunds established and runs the XTREMESIGHT Performance Clinic, a sports vision-only practice devoted to visual performance enhancement of athletes. In addition to his work with professional and collegiate teams, Dr. Edmunds provides custom programs for elite level youth and high school athletes. He lectures internationally and has published numerous articles on sports vision and contact lenses.


Alireza Somji, OD

Alireza Somji, OD is owner of a private practice in greater Houston and founder of NeuroVision Performance; a visual performance service in his main practice. Dr. Somji is a visual performance consultant to the Houston Dynamo FC MLS soccer team and works directly with their first team to help improve visual performance.


James M. Stringham

Jim Stringham, Ph.D.  is the Chief Scientific Officer of MacuHealth, where he is investigating new ways that nutrition can benefit visual and cognitive performance in athletes, visual and systemic health in those with metabolic disease, and neural health and development in children.


Jennifer Stewart, OD

Dr. Jennifer Stewart is an optometrist, speaker, writer, consultant, and entrepreneur. With a deep interest in sports vision, she is the Co-Founder and Chief Vision Officer for Performance 20/20, which provides services and consulting for sports and performance vision training. She is a recipient of the Theia Award for Innovation by Women in Optometry and serves on the Executive Board for the International Sports Vision Association.

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