- Visual Function Clinic
Current Research Interests
- Selective studies of eye movement and clinical electrophysiology characteristics in TBI, ADD/ADHD, Photosensitivity Epilepsy, Albinism, and RPE patients
- Use of mFERG / or mVEP in early detection and management of POAG
- Ph.D. (Vision Science) from SUNY, State College of Optometry, New York (1991)
- Research in Physiological Optics, Ocular Physiology, Pharmacology and Toxicology from University of Waterloo, Canada
- M.Sc. (Tech) with a concentration in Ophthalmic Optics, Ocular Pharmacology (Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of Mydriatics and Cycloplegics) Biostatistics from the University of Manchester, England
- B.Sc. (Optom), Minors: Chemistry, Physics from University of Benin, Nigeria
RECENT COURSES TAUGHT/CLINICAL INSTRUCTION
- Ocular Motility and Binocular Vision
- Publishable Manuscript Submission
PUBLICATIONS, POSTERS, AND PRESENTATIONS
- Mordi JA, Cuiffreda KJ (2004). Dynamic Aspects of Accommodation: Age and Presbyopia. Vision Research 44, 591-601
- Mordi JA (2002). Acute ocular effect of chlorpromazine hydrochloride. ARVO Poster presentation, Abstract #4225 Invest Ophthalmol Supp
- Ciuffreda KJ, Rosenfield M, Mordi J, Chen HW (2000). Accommodation, Age, and Presbyopia. In O. Franzen, H. Richter, & L. Stark (Eds.) Accommodation and Vergence Mechanism in the Visual System (pp 193-200). Boston: Birkhauser- Verlag
- Mordi JA, Ciuffreda KJ (1998). Static Aspects of Accommodation: Age and Presbyopia. Vision Research 38, 1643-1653
- Mordi JA, Ciuffreda KJ (1993). Accommodation in Presbyopia: Varilux International Symposium, Montreal, Canada. Poster Presentation.
- Liu X, Ciuffreda KJ, Mordi JA (1991). Short-term adaptation to optically-induced aniseikonia. Binocular” Vis Eye Muscle Surg 6(4), 217-225.
- Mordi JA, Ciuffreda KJ (1991). Accommodation and aging. ARVO, Sarasota, Florida. Abstract #02699 Invest Ophthalmol Suppl
- Ciuffreda KJ, Liu X, Mordi J (1991). Short-term adaptation to optically-induced oblique aniseikonia. ARVO, Sarasota, Florida. Abstract #20294 Invest Ophthalmol Suppl
- Mordi JA, Ciuffreda KJ (1990). Presbyopia: dynamic responses. Am J Optom Physiol Opt 67(10), 66P.Nashville, Tennessee.
- Ciuffreda KJ, Liu X, Mordi JA (1988). Short-term adaptation to oblique magnification. Am J Optom Physiol Opt 65(10), 44P Colombus, Ohio.
- Mordi JA, Lyie WM, Mousa GY (1986). Does prior instillation of a topical anesthetic enhance the effect of tropicamide? Am J Optom Physiol Opt 63, 290-293.
- Mordi JA, Lyie WM, Mousa GY (1986). Effect of phenylephrine on accommodation. Am J Optom Physiol Opt 63, 294-297.
- Mordi J, Tucker J, Charman WN (1986). Effects of 0.1 % cyclopentolate or 10% phenylephrine on pupil diameter and accommodation. Ophthal Physiol Opt 6, 221-227
- Mordi JA, Adrian WK (1985), Influence of age on the chromatic aberration of the human eye. Am J Optom Physiol Opt 62, 864-869.
- Mordi JA, Lyle WM, Mousa GY (1984). Emphasis on the sympathetic control of accommodation and tropicamide-induced cycloplegia. Am J Optom Physiol Opt 61 (1 0), 70P. 81. Louis, Missouri.
- Mordi JA (1982). Time-course and effects of mydriatics on accommodation responses. Am J Optom Physiol Opt 59(10), 15P. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL DISTINCTIONS
- ISCEV Member (current)
- Senate Committee on Faculty Affairs (chair) 2008-09
- Faculty Senate Committee Promotions and Change of Contracts (current)
- Educational Resource Committee Member (1993-2009)
- Curriculum Committee Chair COE Self-Study (1997-2004)
- Residency Program Committee Member (1996-97)
- Curriculum Review Committee Member (since 1993)
- Building Security Committee Member (1993-95)
- Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (current, since 1991)
- American Optometric Association Member (since 1982)
- American Optometric Foundation Research Member (since 1995)
Dr. John Mordi completed a Bachelor’s degree in General Sciences with minors in Physics and Chemistry from the University of Benin, Nigeria. He obtained a Master’s Degree in Ophthalmic Optics and Ocular Pharmacology from the University of Manchester, England. Dr. Mordi has a Ph. D in Vision Sciences from SUNY, State College of Optometry, New York. Dr. Mordi is a Full Professor from the Inter-American University School of Optometry.