Alan R. Morse, JD, PhD
President & CEO
Alan R. Morse is President and Chief Executive Officer of Lighthouse Guild, which provides a broad spectrum of services to prevent and address vision loss. His interests include the influence of vision loss on healthcare use, functional implications of vision loss, patient communication issues in care delivery, patient engagement, activation and adherence.
Dr. Morse is an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology, College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University. He has served on the Editorial Board of Ophthalmology, the journal of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and has been a consultant to the Academy’s Vision Rehabilitation Committee. He also has served on the editorial board of Archives of Ophthalmology of the American Medical Association, is an ad hoc peer reviewer for more than a dozen journals and was a member of the Advisory Panel on Addressing Disparities of the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). Dr. Morse is a participant in the ongoing Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries and Risk Factors Study Vision Loss Expert Group and is a current or past director of numerous healthcare organizations focused on vision services, healthcare delivery and research.
Dr. Morse received his BA from Franklin College, MS from Indiana University, JD from Pace University and PhD from Fordham University.