Notable Alumnus


Brian Pall, OD, MS, FAAO
Class of 1999

Dr. Brian Pall received his Doctor of Optometry degree from The Ohio State University College of Optometry in 1999. He remained at Ohio State as a Cornea and Contact Lens Resident/Advanced Practice Fellow and received his MS degree in Vision Science in 2001. In July 2001, Dr. Pall joined the Research and Development group at Johnson & Johnson Vision Care. He also became a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry in the fall of 2001.

Currently, Dr. Pall is employed as a Senior Principal Research Optometrist at Johnson & Johnson Vision Care. Throughout his career, he has supported material development from prototype to approval followed by support of post-market clinical studies for all of the company’s currently marketed hydrogel and silicone hydrogel materials (etafilcon A, galyfilcon A, senofilcon A, narafilcon A, and narafilcon B). He is also the clinical lead for the combination product programs, including the development and optimization of a silver-containing antimicrobial lens and an anti-allergy contact lens material. Dr. Pall presents clinical research results and lectures on contact lens-related topics worldwide.

Dr. Pall and his wife, Michele, live in Jacksonville, Florida, with their three children: Ellie (born in 2006), Evan (born in 2006), and Abby (born in 2011). He enjoys traveling, playing golf, and spending time with his family.



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