Albert D. Woods, O.D., M.S., FAAO is an Associate Professor at Nova Southeastern University, College of Optometry. Dr. Woods graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1990 and completed a hospital-based residency at the Baltimore VA Medical Center which also included daily studies/rounds at the Wilmer Eye Institute, John Hopkins Hospital in 1991. He also holds a Master’s Degree in Cellular Biology from the Florida Institute of Technology where his research involved the effect of aging on the neurological system. In addition to his teaching responsibilities listed below, Dr. Woods is a clinical preceptor for optometric residents and interns, neuro-eye consultant, and electrodiagnostic provider at the Nova Eye Institute. He has lectured nationally and internationally in the areas of neuro-eye disease, ocular manifestations of systemic disease, and physical diagnosis.
He has been awarded both the Professor of the Year and the Golden Apple for Excellence in Teaching while at Nova Southeastern University. Dr. Woods currently teaches the third year optometry courses in neuro-eye disease, ocular manifestations of systemic disease, physical diagnosis laboratory, and a postgraduate Master’s level online course that covers medical information searching for clinical research and evidence-based clinical practice.