Current IRB-Approved Research Studies

Radhika Aravamudhan, PhD
Assistant Dean for the Foundations and Assessment of Audiologic Medicine
Associate Professor, Osborne College of Audiology
  • Understanding Encoding of Speech Signal in the Lower Brain Stem using Frequency Following Response (FFR)
  • Role of Electrophysiological Tests in Evaluating Auditory Dysfunction in patients with mTBI (REEAD-mTBI)
  • Phonetic Context Effects in Cochlear Implant Listeners and Normal Hearing Listeners
 
G. Richard Bennett, OD
Director, Glaucoma Center of Excellence, The Eye Institute of Salus University
Professor, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • Ocular Hypertension Treatment Study Phase II (OHTS)

Elise Ciner, OD
Professor, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  •  Vision in Preschoolers – Hyperopia in Preschoolers

Alexander Dizhoor, PhD
Hafter Chair of Pharmacology
Professor, Salus University
  •  Regulation of Cyclic GMP Synthesis in Photoreceptors     

Teresa Duda, PhD
Professor, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • Signal Transduction Mechanisms of ANF-RGC 

Michael Gallaway, OD
Associate Professor, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • CITT Attention and Reading Trial (CITT-ART)
 
Lynn Greenspan, OD
Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome-Eye Movement Pilot Study (PCS-EMPS) 
 
Karen Hanson, PhD
Special Consultant for Program Development
  •  Veterans Readiness Initiative Outcome Assessment

Erin Jenewein, OD
Assistant Professor of Optometry
  • Intermittent Exotropia Study 2 (IXT2): A Randomized Clinical Trial of Observation versus Occlusion Therapy for Intermittent Exotropia
  • Objective Assessment of Oculomotor Plasticity after Treatment of Binocular Vision Disorders with Vision Therapy
  • A Prospective Observational Study of Adult Strabismus (SAS1) (Sept. 23)
  • Using The Ciss-A+ To Assess Symptoms In Patients With Accommodative Dysfunction (TRAIn)
  • ATS18: Study of Binocular Computer Activities for Treatment of Amblyopia

Helene Kaiser, OD
Associate Professor of Optometry
  • Energy drink consumption and the risk of caffeine induced IOP changesin a young healthy population

Brooke Kruemmling, PhD, COMS
Assistant Professor, College of Education and Rehabilitation, Assistant Provost
  • National Leadership Consortium in Sensory Disabilities (NLCSD)
 
Bre Myers, AuD
Assistant Professor, Osborne College of Audiology
  •  Acoustic Stimulus Effects on Functional Balance Measures

Martin Pienkowski, PhD
Assistant Professor, Osborne College of Audiology
  • Effects on Hearing of Persistent Exposure to Moderately Loud Noise  

Mitchell Scheiman, OD
Dean of Research
Professor, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • Glasses versus Observation for Moderate Hyperopia in Young Children (HTS1)
  • Concussion-Related Vision Disorders: Prevalence and Management in a Pediatric Population
  • Study Chair - CITT Attention and Reading Trial (CITT-ART)
  • Objective Assessment of Oculomotor Plasticity after Treatment of Symptomatic Convergence Insufficiency in Children

Rameshwar Sharma, PhD
Distinguished Professor, Salus University
  • Neuronal ROS-GC Signaling 

Fern Silverman, EdD, OTR/L
Director, Occupational Therapy Post Graduate Doctorate Program
Associate Professor, College of Education and Rehabilitation
  •  Exploring participation and satisfaction at interactive museums for families with children with disabilities
 
Lynn Trieu, OD
Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  •  The Effectiveness of Vergence Facility Testing for the Detection of Symptomatic, Non-strabismic Binocular Visio Disorders

Jingyun Wang, PhD
Assistant Professor, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • A Clinical Trial of Observation versus Controlled Intermittent Alternate Occlusion (CIAO) Therapy using AmblyzTM Glasses for Intermittent Exotropia 
  • Efficacy of Intermittent Occlusion Therapy Glasses for Amblyopia-Dense Amblyopia and Deprivation Amblyopia 
  • Intense versus Standard Regimens of Intermittent Occlusion Therapy for Unilateral Moderate Amblyopia in Children