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Joseph J. Pizzimenti, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Professor

pizzimen@uiwtx.edu

Dr. Joseph Pizzimenti joined the faculty of RSO in 2016. A long-time clinician and optometric
educator, Dr. Pizzimenti is an internationally-recognized speaker and author. He is a Fellow of
both the American Academy of Optometry (AAO) and the Optometric Retina Society (ORS),
serving as ORS President from 2012-2014.


Dr. Pizzimenti has completed funded clinical research in the areas of diabetes, age-related
macular degeneration, vitreomacular adhesion, and low vision. His scientific articles and have
appeared in a host peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Pizzimenti co-authored a chapter on Diabetic
Retinopathy in the textbook entitled Diabetes in Black America.


Dr. Pizzimenti enjoys finding eclectic restaurants and traveling with his wife, Dr. Claire
Pizzimenti, and their three children.