Wood, Dr. Lawrence
Vision Lead / San Diego, CA
Dr. Lawrence A Wood has over 40 years of service to the community as a Physical Therapist, Flight Surgeon, and Naval Officer. He retired from the US Navy at the rank of Captain and after a few years in the civilian sector, Dr. Wood retired from the practice of Ophthalmology and transitioned to writing.
He and his wife, Vanessa, founded Fan of the Feather Inc, a non-profit which provided a myriad of services to homeless veterans. The organization was dissolved in 2016.
He is the author of the stage play No Marks Just Memories, which was sold out during it’s one month run. He has authored a series of crime novels, Among Pigeons, Love and Death Among Pigeons and the soon to be published Life Among Pigeons. As a result, The Featherman, is a TV Pilot in pre-production based on his crime novels.
He has also published an illustrated short story, The Strawberry Tree: A Story for Christmas, being developed for television.
At present, he is editing a collection of his poems, If I Could Speak, a book on life’s lessons entitled, Chalklets, and also co-writing Are You Ready, a fictional story intended to teach financial literacy.
Dr. Wood has been featured in national commercial campaigns for Medicare and Facebook, is a screenwriter, a director with YLP Productions and Productions2BE, a member of the Television Academy, and Writers Guild of America.