Dr. Hillier’s Curriculum Vitae

Degrees

1977 – BA Psychology, University of California, San Diego
1980 – BS Visual Science, Pacific University, Forest Grove, Oregon
1980 – Ensign Commissioned into USNR, direct appointment
1982 – Doctor of Optometry, Pacific University College of Optometry
1982 – Lieutenant, Medical Service Corps USNR

Professional Memberships

Member:

International Examination and Certification Board – College of Optometrists
In Vision Development 2012 – Present
San Diego Brain Injury Foundation – Professional Advisory Council 2017 – Present
San Diego County Optometric Society 1982 – Present
California Optometric Association 1982 – Present
American Optometric Association 1982 – Present
Armed Forces Optometric Society 1982 – 1985
Learning Disabilities Association of California 1991 – Present
Head Injury Foundation, San Diego 1991 – Present
Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association 1992 – Present
College of Optometrists – Vision Development 1980 – Present
Optometric Extension Program 1980 – Present
Parents Active For Vision Education 1988 – Present

Clinical Associate:
Optometric Extension Program 1982 – Present
College of Optometrists in Vision Development 1982 – Present
San Diego County Optometric Society, Board of Directors, Secretary 1985 – 1987
San Diego County Optometric Society, Board of Directors, Vice President 1988 – 1989
Institute for the Development of Educational Abilities and Skills Through Vision, Past President 1988 – 1989
Sports Vision Section Member of the American Optometric Association 1990 – Present
Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association 1992 – Present


Professional Distinctions

Adjunct Professor, Southern California College of Optometry – current
Adjunct Professor, Illinois College of Optometry – current
Adjunct Professor, Center of International Optometry, Madrid, Spain
Adjunct Professor, Pacific University College of Optometry – previous
Adjunct Professor, Western University School of Health Sciences: College of Optometry
University of St. Louis, Missouri School of Optometry – Adjunct Professor, Pennsylvania College of Optometry – previous
Fellow, College of Optometrists in Vision Development – Optometrist for the Men’s and Women’s National Volleyball Teams (Olympic Teams – 1988 and 1992)
American Optometric Association Sports Vision Optometrist of the Year, 2000
G.N. Getman Award – 2009: National award of professional distinction for dedication to the development of vision in children
Selected as a Member to the International Examination and Certification Board for the College of Optometrists in Vision Development from 2012 – present.

Presentations

  • San Diego State University, Department of Nursing
  • San Diego State University, Department of Mathematics
  • San Diego State University, Department of Education
  • Continuing Education Series, San Diego City School of Nursing
  • California School of Professional Psychology
  • Ophthalmology Grand Rounds, Naval Hospital, San Diego
  • Southern California College of Optometry- Studt Practicum
  • Tri-Service Optometric Conference, Naval Hospital, San Diego
  • Professional Development Series, Poway Unified School District
  • Southern California Vision Forum
  • San Diego Birth Education Forum
  • National Academy of Sports Vision
  • National Center for Montessori Education
  • American Optometric Association Sports Vision Section
  • International Academy of Sports Vision
  • National School District, Parents as Teachers Program
  • National University, Department of Education
  • Scripps Memorial Hospital Rehabilitation Center
  • Sharp Cabrillo Memorial Hospital
  • San Diego Rehabilitation Institute
  • American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
  • University of Oklahoma, Department of Educational Psychology
  • The Council for Exceptional Children, Division of Early Childhood
  • San Diego Head Injury Foundation
  • The San Diego Association for the Education of Young Children
  • Centro Optometria Internacional, Madrid, Spain
  • Administration of Education, Madrid, Spain
  • Department of Neurology – San Carlos Hospital, Madrid, Spain
  • Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Escuela Universitoria de Optica
  • Metro State University, Denver, Colorado
  • Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association
  • Loma Linda Medical Center, Department of Physical Medicine
  • JFK Hospital, Grand Rounds, Indio, California
  • Alvarado Hospital, Grand Rounds, San Diego
  • San Diego Psychological Association
  • Children’s Hospital, San Diego
  • Continental Rehabilitation Hospital, San Diego
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Academy of Natural Medicine
  • Eastern States Optometric Congress
  • California Optometric Association
  • Missoula Community Hospital, Montana
  • Parents Active for Vision Education (PAVE)
  • Eastern States Optometric Congress
  • California Optometric Association
  • Professional Development Program
  • College of Optometrists in Vision Development
  • Grand Rounds Scripps Mercy Hospital, San Diego
  • University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, Sports Medicine Fellowship Program.
  • Association of Christian Schools International
  • Autism Society of America
  • British Association of Behavioral Optometrists (BABO)
  • Lester B. Pearson School Board – Quebec, Canada
  • XIII Congreso Academico de Optometria Funcional – Morelia, Mexico
  • San Diego County Regional Airport Authority
  • International Institute of Colorimetry: Royal Academy Of London
  • Naval Medical Center San Diego
  • Visiting Professor: Autism College
  • Centro de Especialización Optométrica – Pomplona Spain
  • Alameda County Medical Center, Alameda California
  • San Diego County Optometric Society
  • TBI Vision Rehabilitation Symposium- Naval Medical Center, San Diego
  • San Diego Center for Children
  • Reading Seminar – Boiling Springs Pennsylvania
  • Northwestern Illinois Association – Therapy Department
  • Spiral Foundation – Boston Mass.
  • Institut de réadaptation en déficience physique de Québec, Canada
  • Choose to Learn/Choisir d’apprendre, Montreal, Canada
  • East West Eye Conference – Cleveland, Ohio
  • Northwest Congress of Optometry

Journals Published

  • American School Nurse Journal
  • The National Montessori Reporter
  • Journal of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development
  • Mejora De La Actuacion Deportiva. Graceta Optica
  • Brain Injury professionals

Clinical Positions

Primary Care in rural Honduras 1980
Staff Optometrist, Naval Hospital, San Diego 1982 – 1985
Director of Orthoptics/Vision Therapy Clinic, Naval Hospital, San Diego 1982 – 1985
Co-Director, San Diego Center for Vision Care 1985 – Present
Optometrist of the Men’s and Women’s National Volleyball Teams (Olympic Teams – 1988 and 1992) 1985 – 1996
Consultant, Continental Rehabilitation Hospital, San Diego 1992 – 1996
Consultant, Vision Rehabilitation Clinic, San Diego Rehabilitation Institute 1992 – 2014
Sports Vision Training, San Diego Padres Baseball Team 1998 – Present

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