Dominick M. Maino, OD, MEd, FAAO, FCOVD-A
A Brief Biography
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Dr Dominick Maino's Brief Biography

  1. 1. Dominick M. Maino, OD, MEd, FAAO, FCOVD-A A Brief Biography Dr. DominickMainoisan associate optometristat LyonsFamilyEye Care and a Professorof Pediatrics/BinocularVisionatthe IllinoisEye Institute/IllinoisCollegeof Optometry.He graduatedfrom the IllinoisCollege of Optometry, wasthe foundingPediatric/BinocularVisionResidentatthe Illinois College of Optometry/IllinoisEye Institute;received hisMEdfromthe Universityof IllinoisChicagoand has a Bachelor’sdegree from BeloitCollege,Beloit,Wi. Dr. Maino isan AdjunctProfessorof Pediatrics/BinocularVisionatthe CentroBostonde Optometriain Madrid Spainandthe Directorof the Developmental Disabilities IEIServiceatNeumannFamilyServices. He isa Fellowof boththe AmericanAcademy of Optometryandthe Collegeof OptometristsinVision Development,andholdsmembershipinthe American&IllinoisOptometricAssociations,Neuro- OptometricRehabilitationAssociation,andthe Artistsof CasaItalia.Hisrecentactivitiesinclude presentingatthe International Congressof Behavioral OptometryinBirmingham, UnitedKingdom; International BrainInjuryAssociationmeetinginEdinburgh,Scotland; the VictoriaConference forPacific University andasa memberof anexpertpanel atthe AmericanConference of PediatricCerebral Visual Impairmentwhichissponsoredbythe Children’sHospital,Omaha,NE. He isa foundingmemberof the PediatricCortical Visual ImpairmentSociety. Dr. Maino has servedasthe editorfor2 professionaljournals andauthored approximately200 books, chapters,andarticles. He iscurrentlythe associate,consulting,and/orcontributingeditor/manuscript reviewerfornumerouspublicationsand hasgivenmore than100 presentationsworldwide.Lippincott, Williams&Wilkinshas publishDr.Maino’s latestbook, VisualDiagnosisand Careof thePatientwith Special Needs whichwasawarded1st Prize inHealthandSocial Care by the BritishMedical Association. Dr. Maino has receivedrecognitionforhisworkfromthe OrderSons of Italy(LeonardoDa Vinci Award for Excellence inMedicine),National Academiesof Practice (DistinguishedPractitioner),Neuro- OptometricRehabilitationAssociation,College of OptometristsinVisionDevelopment,Optometric EditorsAssociation,andthe EasterSeal Societyof MetropolitanChicago. Dominick isaninternationally recognizedexpertonoculo-visual problemsof childrenandadultswitha stronginterestinthe patient withspecial needs. Hisresearchinterestsincludespecial populations,pediatrics,andbinocularvision dysfunction.He iscurrentlythe spokespersonforthe AmericanOptometricAssociationon3D Vision Syndrome andhas beeninterviewednumeroustimes(television,printmedia,radio,Internet)onthis topic. Dr. Maino’savocationsinclude blogging (MainosMemos.com),music(he recentlysangtenorwiththe Paderewski SymphonicOrchestraandChorusandthe 90 voice NorthwesternUniversitySummerChoir underthe directionof StephenAlltop anddirectsthe IllinoisCollegeof OptometryFaculty,Graduate and Alumni Choirduringgraduationatthe RockefellerChapel Universityof Chicago),andphotography (has exhibitedthisworkinseveral venuesinthe Midwest).He isalsoa buddingconnoisseurof the finer pointsof appreciatingagoodSingle MaltScotch (especiallyafteratripto Scotland).

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