Russell L. Woods, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Department of Ophthalmology
Dr. Woods' main research area is vision impairment and its rehabilitation. He is involved in projects that develop and evaluate methods of modifying the appearance of electronic images (video) from television, movies and other formats: seek to understand the visual input topedestrian mobility; and evaluate devices that help restore mobility function lost due to vision impairment. Recent novel methods include improvements to gaze-contingent display systems and a method to assess the acquisition of sensory information. Currently, he is developing a method to measure cognitive impairments,and testing a novel method of treating visuo-spatial neglect.