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NECO Announces Its 2023 Behavioral Scholar-in-Residence

He lectures internationally and has co-authored over 70 journal articles, as well as a clinical textbook.




Dr. Barry Tannen

Dr. Barry Tannen

(PRESS RELEASE) NECO announces this year’s Behavioral Scholar, Barry Tannen, OD, FCOVD, FAAO.

Dr. Tannen has been doing exciting work in the diagnosis and treatment of visual vestibular issues. He is in an optometric private group practice at EyeCare Professionals, PC in Hamilton, New Jersey, where his clinical and research emphases are visual deficits related to acquired brain injury, strabismus, amblyopia, and learning-related vision problems. Dr. Tannen is the program supervisor for a private practice-based, Residency in Vision Therapy and Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation at EyeCare Professionals. A lead-authored article on Visual Snow and related phenomena* published in Vision Development and Rehabilitation was recently named it’s article of year for 2022. He is the recipient of the A.M. Skeffington award for excellence in Optometric Writing from the College of Optometrists in Vision Development in 2016, the Ludlam Education Award by the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association in 2014, and the Scientific Achievement Award by the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians in 2002. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, and the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD), Past President of COVD, and an Associate Clinical Professor Emeritus of the SUNY/State College of Optometry in New York. Dr. Tannen lectures internationally and has co-authored over 70 journal articles, as well as a clinical textbook on Eye Movements.

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Behavioral Scholar Symposium


Wednesday, April 12, 2023
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Lecture Hall 2

The Diagnosis and Management of Visual Motion Sensitivity in Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Patients

Moderated by Barry S. Kran, OD, FAAO

Panelists: Barry Tannen, OD
Jennifer Gustafson, OD
Joshua Haugh, DO

Cost: Free

1.00 CE Credit – COPE Pending


Light fare and refreshments will be served in the Scott Room from 6:30 – 7:00 pm.

Continuing Education Program

Saturday, April 15, 2023
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Lecture Hall 2

How to Incorporate Concussion/Mild Traumatic Brain Injury Patients Into Your Practice: Diagnosis and Management

Speaker: Barry Tannen, OD, FCOVD, FAAO

Cost: $60


3.0 CE Credits – COPE Pending

Breakfast will be served in the Scott Room from 8:30-9:00 am.



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