Richard Madonna, OD

Professor
Clinical Education
Department Chairperson
www.sunyopt.edu

Bio

Madonna Bio.December 2020.pdf

Education

  • OD, Doctor of Optometry, SUNY College of Optometry, 1985
  • MA, , SUNY College of New Paltz, 1979

Awards/Honors

  • Educator of the Year Award , 2019
  • Vincent Ellerbrock Clinician Educator Award , 2017
  • Leading Innovators in Optometry, 2016
  • Alumnus of the Year, 2012
  • Optometrist of the Year, 2011
  • Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching , 2005
  • Distinguished Achievement Award , 2004
  • Arthur M. Gottlieb Leadership Award, 2001

Professional Experience

  • Chairman, Department of Clinical Education, SUNY COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY, 2011 - 2021
  • Director, Office of Continuing Professional Education, SUNY College of Optometry, 2010 - 2021
  • Chief, Ocular Disease and Special Testing Service, SUNY College of Optometry, 1999 - 2011
  • Chief, Primary Care Service, SUNY College of Optometry, 1999 - 2002
  • Residency Supervisor, VA Hudson Valley Health Care System, 1997 - 1998
  • Adjunct Faculty, SUNY COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY, 1993 - 1998
  • Chief, Optometry Section, VAMC Castle Point, 1993 - 1997
  • Partner, Drs. Madonna and Morrison, 1985 - 1992

Teaching Interests

Ocular Anatomy, Biochemistry and Physiology
Glaucoma

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

BVS 182SA
Ocular Anatomy, Biochemistry & Physiology II

BVS 181FA
Ocular Anat. Biochem. & Phys. I

BVS 182SA
Ocular Anat. Biochem & Phys. II

Clinical Interests

Glaucoma

Publications

  • Let's Talk Adjunctive Therapy in Glaucoma - When Do You Consider Adding a Second Drop?, Modern Optometry
  • Association of Optic Nerve Head Prelaminar Schisis With Glaucoma, Practice Update : https://www.practiceupdate.com/content/association-of-optic-nerve-head-prelaminar-schisis-with-glaucoma/109505/65/5/1. Accessed December 28, 2020 2020
  • The Effect of IOP on Clinicians’ Perceptions of Glaucomatous Optic Neuropathy. , Journal of Optometric Education 40 83-88 83-88, 2015
  • Exfoliation Syndrome, International Journal of Ophthalmology and Eye Sciences S1 (005): 23-26 23-26, 2015
  • Choroidal neovascularization in a young, healthy eye after LASIK. , Optometry 81 (December): 632-37 632-37, 2010
  • Measuring Accurate IOPs: Does Correction Factor Help or Hurt? , Clinical Ophthalmology 4 611-616 611-616, 2010
  • The Photoreceptor Integrity Line – As Imaged by Spectral Domain OCT, 2009
  • Assessing Structure and Function in Early Glaucoma, Optometric Management 2008
  • Spontaneous, bilateral intraocular lens dislocation in a patient with exfoliation syndrome, Optometry - Journal of the American Optometric Association 78 (5): 220-224 220-224, 2007
  • Emergency Care in the Optometric Setting. , 2004

Presentations

  • Structural but not Functional Progression in Glaucoma- Does the Sensitivity of the SD-OCT Really Help?, 2018
    Poster
  • Benign Choroidal Osteoma in a Healthy Male, 2009

Services

University

  • 2010 - Present : SUNY College of Optometry - Department Chair

Clinical

  • 1988 - Present : SUNY College of Optometry - Optometrist

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