Vision Research Institute

What is the VRI?

Clinical research activities at Ferris State University's Michigan College of Optometry are conducted at the Vision Research Institute (VRI) which is dedicated to the creation, development and testing of products and procedures for vision correction.

The VRI is made up of full-time Researchers & Faculty, as well as Optometry & Pre-Optometry Students. In addition to the members listed below, we also work with experts from other professions to create and manage each project.


Director of Research

Senior Clinical Research Fellow

Clinical Research Fellow

Craig Norman Chad Rosen Stephanie Ramdass
Craig Norman, FCLSA Chad Rosen, OD Stephanie Ramdass, OD


Rhonda Atteberry Adeline Bauer Jamie Brady Bob Buckingham
Rhonda Atteberry, ABOC  Adeline Bauer, OD   Jamie Brady, ABOC Bob Buckingham, OD 


Amy Dinardo Josh Lotoczky Bruce Morgan Joe Pole
Amy Dinardo, OD Josh Lotoczky, OD  Bruce Morgan, OD Joe Pole, PhD


Vandana Rajaram      
Vandana Rajaram, OD      


Student Researcher

Student Researcher

Student Volunteer

Student Volunteer

Joseph Mork Austin Schipper Joselyn Dlouhy Mallory Scrimger
Joseph Mork Austin Schipper Joselyn Dlouhy Mallory Scrimger