Dr. James P. McCulley M.D., F.A.C.S., FRCOphth (UK), currently holds The David Bruton, Jr. Chair in Ophthalmology, and is Professor and Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at UT Southwestern.

His academic pursuits include research in diseases of the ocular surface; dry eye syndrome; corneal transplantation; cataract; and refractive surgery. In addition, he provides training to students and postdoctoral fellows in a collaborative, interdisciplinary research environment.