From the Editor Why Optometry History?

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David A. Goss, O.D., Ph.D.


In this editorial Dr. David Goss discusses the significance of studying and producing scholarship in optometry history and introduces the theme for this commemorative issue.


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Goss, D. (2019). From the Editor. Hindsight: Journal of Optometry History, 50(3), 55.
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David A. Goss, O.D., Ph.D., Indiana University

David A. Goss holds degrees from Illinois Wesleyan University, Pacific University, and Indiana University. Before entering graduate school at Indiana, he practiced optometry in the office of Drs. Lande and Crouch in Storm Lake, Iowa. He served on the faculty of Northeastern State University College of Optometry (Tahlequah, Oklahoma) from 1980 to 1992. He has been professor of optometry at Indiana University since 1992.

Dr. Goss has been a member of the Editorial Board for Optometry and Vision Development (1997–2012), a member of the Review Board for the Journal of Behavioral Optometry (2004–2012), and a member of the Journal Review Board for Optometry and Visual Performance (2013–present).