Dr. McCormack, a professor of optometry in the Vision Science Department, has been a faculty member at the college since 1976. He teaches Binocular Vision and Ocular Motility and co-teaches Binocular and Accommodative Anomalies. Dr. McCormack earned his doctor of optometry degree from Indiana University in 1971 and earned a PhD in physiological optics in 1977 from the University of California, Berkeley. He brings to the college over 30 years of experience in academia as an educator of aspiring optometrists and 19 years of clinical experience that includes treatment of patients with binocular vision disorders and electro diagnosis testing. His clinical area of expertise is in binocular vision.
Dr. McCormack’s primary areas of research interest are binocular vision, convergence, perceived distance, and accommodation/convergence interaction. Dr. McCormack has been a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry since 1985. He is a member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology and served on the Optics Subcommittee for the National Board of Examiners in Optometry from 2001-2008. Dr. McCormack has experience as a manuscript reviewer for the journals Optometry and Vision Science and Investigative Ophthalmology & Vision Science and has reviewed an article submitted to the journal Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics.