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William Henry Ridder, III

William Henry Ridder III, American Optometry educator. Certified optometrist, Illinois, Missouri, Texas California. Board of directors scholar, 1983. Staff doctor Project Concern Vision Screenings, since 1989; consultant Blind Childrens Center, since 1989; judge 12th Annual Senior Research Symposium. Fellow American Academy Optometry; member Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Beta Sigma Kappa.

Background

  • III, William Henry Ridder, was born on January 25, 1957 in Alton, Illinois, United States. Son of Mary (Atwood) R.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Biology, Southern Illinois University, 1978. Master of Science in Electrophysiology, Southern Illinois University, 1985. Bachelor of Science in Vision Science, Illinois College Optometry, 1982.

      OD, Illinois College Optometry, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, University Houston, 1989.

    Career

    • With department neuro-ophthalmology, Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, 1983-1984;staff doctor departments pediatrics, geriatrics, primary care, U. Houston, 1984-1986;National Eye Institute postdoctoral researcher, U. Houston, 1986-1989;associate professor, Southern California College Optometry, Fullerton, since 1989. Member of faculty research committee Southern California College Optometry, since 1991, member animal care committee, since 1991, research lecturer Faculty Institute, 1990-1991, president faculty county, since 1993. National Institutes of Health peer review consultant, since 1993.

    Membership

    Staff doctor Project Concern Vision Screenings, since 1989. Consultant Blind Childrens Center, since 1989. Judge 12th Annual Senior Research Symposium.

    Fellow American Academy Optometry. Member Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Beta Sigma Kappa.

    Connections

    • Married Karine Tam, July 29, 1990. Children: Stephen, Aaron.
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    Born January 25, 1957
    (age 60)