Dr. Selvin is professor of optometry at the New England College of Optometry from which he graduated in 1973. For more than 30 years he has held senior optometry leadership positions within the VA hospital system, first at the Los Angeles Outpatient Clinic and now as chief of optometry for the VA Boston Healthcare System. Dr. Selvin has served as a senior field advisor to 3 national Directors of Optometry. He is the principal or co-author of over 25 articles and texts and has lectured on these topics throughout the world.
He is a strong advocate of furthering the medical training of optometrists and their integration into health care systems. Dr. Selvin has been educating optometry students, residents, and fellows for over 30 years and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.