Cynthia Roberts, PhD
Dr. Roberts serves as Director of Research in the Department of Ophthalmology, and has a 20% cross appointment in Biomedical Engineering where she advises Ph.D. and M.S. students in vision research. Dr. Roberts is an excellent cross-college bridge between Medicine and Engineering.
Dr. Roberts has given over 120 National and International Invited Lectures in courses for CME credit or the equivalent in European countries, 14 of which were in the last year. In addition, she has published over 75 papers in peer reviewed journals with 8 in the past year; she has contributed to 18 book chapters and is currently editing a book on Corneal Topography. She has given over 170 invited scientific presentations, both domestically and internationally, with 10 given in the past year including those in France, England, Austria, Egypt and Cyprus. Dr. Roberts has participated in over 140 scientific abstracts, with 6 ARVO paper/posters in 2012. She has served as Session Chair, Moderator, or Panelist at multiple scientific meetings.
Dr. Roberts continues to serve on the Editorial Board of 2 major journals in Ophthalmology, as well as the Selection Committee for a Fellowship in Vision Research offered by Prevent Blindness Ohio. She consults for multiple medical device companies.