Gloucester Junior- Senior High School, Gloucester,NJ- 1966
Rutgers College of Arts & Sciences, New Brunswick, NJ
Pennsylvania College of Optometry Philadelphia, Pa
B.S. - 1971
Optometric Service to Haiti Special Internship- 1974
Pennsylvania College of Optometry O.D. - 1974
Board Certified in Optometry by the New Jersey State Board of Optometry July- 1974.
Board certified in the treatment and management of ocular disease by the New Jersey State Board of Optometry, February- 1993. This includes the prescribing of all eyedrops and medications taken by mouth rational to the treatment of the eyes.
Re-certified by the New Jersey State Board of Optometry-August 21, 2008.
Dr. Wallis' ongoing training includes the completion of at least 50 educational credit hours every 2 years, the highest requirement in the country.
American Optometric Association
West Jersey Optometric Society President- 1982-83/
New Jersey Optometric Association
Board of Directors - 1983-86
Legislative Co_Chairman - 1984-86/
Legislative Chairman - 1987-present
Director of Goverment Relations 1992-Present
South Jersey Eye Center(formerly Camden Eye Center)
Clinical Staff - 1982-84 1999 - Present
Professional & Civic Recognition
Recognition as President,West Jersey Optometric
society - 1982 - 83
Special purpose award as New Jersey Optometric Association legislative co-chairman - 1985
Chairman of the year award as New Jersey Optometric
Association legislative chairman - 1987
Distinguished service award - 1989
E.C. Nurock award (The New Jersey Optometric association highest award)- 1992
Alummnus of the year award, Pennsylvania College of optometry - 1992
New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians
Chairperson of the year award - 2004
Optometrist of the year award - 2003
Chairman of the Year Award Award-2010
Lions Club - Gloucester City, New Jersey
Gloucester City Lions Club
Outstanding sight chairman region I.D. 16C-
1982 - 93
Certificate of appreciation for service-1990
Lion of the year - 2003-04
Gloucester City Little League-Sponsor for over 15 yrs.
Special Recognition Award by the Camden Optometric Center for fifteen years of dedicated service as staff clinician and Board of Trustees member, presented
December 1st, 2006.
As Director of Governmental Relations for the New Jersey Society of Optometric Physicians Dr. Wallis
represents the interests of organized optometry in
New Jersey and the patients they serve. He has given
testimony before many legislative committees at the
State House in Trenton regarding eyecare legislation
important to New Jersey consumers.
Dr. Wallis is married to Dr. Greta Steinbach-Wallis,
also an Optometric Physician. They have one son, Jeff,
a First Year Oral Surgery Resident at Jefferson University Hospital.