Maria Pryde

BSc, MSc, OC(C), COMT, Assistant Professor

Maria Pryde CVS - 1

Phone: (902) 470-8019
Mailing Address: 
IWK Health Centre
5850 University Avenue, 6th Floor
P.O.Box 9700, Halifax, NS
B3K 6R8

Clinical Vision Science Coordinator

  • Curriculum Coordination
  • CVS Program Coordination


  • BSc with Advanced Major in Biology, St. Francis Xavier University, 2005
  • MSc in Clinical Vision Science, Dalhousie University, 2008
  • Certified Ophthalmic Medical Technologist, JCAHPO, 2013

Current Teaching

VISC 5222.06 - Advanced Ophthalmic Technology
(Winter and Summer)

This course provides knowledge on advanced ophthalmic diagnostic techniques and preliminary data analysis used to detect ophthalmic disorders. It furthers a systematic approach to instrumentation selection and performance, and will equip students with the ability to recognize and solve inconsistencies in results occurring due to instrumentation, examiner or patient errors.

FORMAT: Lecture and lab

Research Interests & Activities

  • Processing of visual input to guide reaching and grasping tasks
  • Thesis Supervisory Committee Member