PROFESSOR OF OPTOMETRY
O.D. Pacific University, 1990;
Residency in Vision Therapy & Pediatric Optometry,
Southern California College of Optometry, 1991
On the faculty since 1998, Dr. Erickson currently teaches the Pediatric Optometry, Vision Therapy and Sports Vision courses. He is a Diplomate in the Binocular Vision and Perception Section of the American Academy of Optometry, and Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development
He has authored the text Sports Vision: Vision Care for the Enhancement of SportsPerformance, currently the only resource both for the student learning about the field, and the practitioner seeking a deeper understanding and application of Sports Vision. In addition, Dr. Erickson co-authored the text Optometric Management of Reading Dysfunction, and published chapters and articles in various optometric journals. He lectures nationally and internationally on the topics of Sports Vision, pediatrics, binocular vision, and dyslexia.
Dr. Erickson has served as Chair of the Binocular Vision, Perception and Pediatric Optometry section of the American Academy of Optometry, Chair of the American Optometric Association Sports Vision Section council, and is currently the Oregon director for the Special Olympics Lions Club International Opening Eyes vision health program.
Dr. Erickson’s research interests include pediatric optometry, binocular vision, vision therapy, and sports vision. He's also a gifted musician and plays keyboards and saxophone.