A three-time graduate of The Ohio State University, Dr. Schultz received his Bachelor of Science in 1970, and in 1974, he received his Master of Science in Physiological Optics and Doctorate of Optometry. While at The Ohio State University, Dr. Schultz was elected to the Phi Eta Sigma Freshman Honor Society and also received the Nikon Scholar Award for Outstanding Optometry Freshman.
Dr. Schultz is a member of Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Fraternity, a Beta Sigma Kappa Noteworthy Practitioner, and member of the National Eye Research Foundation.
Following his graduation, Dr. Schultz joined the faculty at The Ohio State University College of Optometry as a clinical instructor in the general optometry, contact lens, and pathology programs.
Dr. Schultz became a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry in 1978, and is currently Vice President of the Cleveland Academy of Optometry. He is a member of the American, Ohio, and Cleveland Optometric Associations, and is a charter member of both the Contact Lens Section and the Sports Vision Section of the American Optometric Association. In addition, Dr. Schultz has served on many committees of the Ohio Optometric Association, as President of the Cleveland Optometric Association, and has been a recipient of the Optometric Recognition Award.
Contact lens and contact lens solution research has been a continuing feature of Dr. Schultz's practice, which has served to keep him on the forefront of the latest developments in this area. He has published several articles on contact lenses and related topics, and is currently conducting investigational work on new contact lens materials, contact lens designs, and contact lens solutions for several different manufacturers. In 2002, he was one of six optometrists appointed to the Ciba Vision Doctor's Training Council, and in 2005, he joined the Alcon Laboratories Global Medical Education Speakers Alliance.
Dr. Schultz has lectured, published articles, and has actively participated in the co-management of both cataract surgery and refractive surgery patients for over thirty years. In addition, has also served on the advisory boards of several managed health care organizations.
Dr. Schultz has been featured on "Good Company" on the Cleveland NBC Television affiliate W|KYC Channel 3 and on "Health Matters" on the Cleveland ABC Television affiliate WEWS Channel 5.
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