Dept of Optometry & Vision Science

Academic Department

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People

Faculty Administrative Position

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    Elder, Keshia, Director 2016 -

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    Kraft, Timothy, Department Chairperson 2016 -

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    Pate, Caroline, Director 2016 -

  • Faculty Position

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    Bach, Que, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (P) 2016 -

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    Bailey, Margaret, Assistant Professor (P) 2017 -

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    Batson, Paul, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2016 -

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    Benjamin, William, Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Brown, Michael, Associate Professor - Adjunct (P) 2016 -

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    Busettini, Claudio, Associate Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Call, Terri, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Chen, Jianzhong, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Classe, John, Professor - Emeritus (P) 2016 -

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    Cleghern, Trenton, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Clore, Katherine, Associate Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Cox, Stephanie, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2014 -

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    Craig, Jennifer, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

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    Elder, Keshia, Associate Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Epstein, Ami, Associate Professor - Clinical (P) 2016 -

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    Gawne, Timothy, Associate Professor (P) 2016 -

    I was originally trained as an electrical engineer, and worked in industry for a time, but then moved on to physiology. I am first and foremost a systems neuroscientist: I am interested in how information is processed and transmitted in the nervous system, not so much the details of specific genes and ion channels etc. I worked at the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH) before moving to the UAB School of Optometry in 1996, where I remain to this day. I have applied this interest to the v...

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    Gorbatyuk, Marina, Associate Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Gorbatyuk, Oleg, Associate Professor - Research (P) 2016 -

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    Gordon, Adam, Associate Professor - Clinical (P) 2016 -

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    Hayes, Oakley, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Helton, Amanda, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2016 -

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    Henderson, Amy, Assistant Professor (P) 2019 -

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    Hirn, Ronald, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2017 -

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    Hopkins, Kristine, Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Horton, William, Associate Professor - Clinical (P) 2016 -

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    Keyser Ph.D., Kent, Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Kraft, Timothy, Professor (P) 2016 -

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    LaRussa, Frank, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

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    Laurent, John, Associate Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Liu, Lei, Associate Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Loop, Michael, Associate Professor (P) 2016 -

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    MaHarrey, Crystal, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

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    Marsh-Tootle, Wendy, Professor - Clinical (P) 2016 -

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    McGowan, Sara, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

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    Mills, Megan, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Norton, Thomas, Professor - Emeritus (P) 2016 -

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    Nwagwu, Jessetta, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

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    Oechslin, Tamara, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Pate, Caroline, Associate Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Pate, Jennifer, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

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    Perry Jr O.D., Felton, Associate Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Pittler, Steven, Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Pucker, Andrew, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Roberts, Brian, Assistant Professor (P) 2019 -

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    Rothschild, Michael, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

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    Rutstein, Robert, Professor - Clinical (P) 2016 -

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    Simms, Suzanne, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2018 -

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    Simon, Gerald, Associate Professor - Clinical (P) 2016 -

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    Sims, Janene, Associate Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Sincich, Lawrence, Associate Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Snow, Marsha, Associate Professor - Clinical (P) 2016 -

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    Srivastava, Om, Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Steele, Elizabeth, Associate Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Sthanam Ph.D., Narayana, Professor (P) 2018 -

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    Swanson, Mark, Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Tichenor, Anna, Assistant Professor - Research (P) 2016 -

    Dr. Anna Ablamowicz is originally from Cookeville, Tennessee. She serves as a clinical attending in the Primary Eye Care clinical service at UAB Eye Care and is a research investigator within the Ocular Surface Research Institute of the Clinical Eye Research Facility. She has served as an investigator on several industry- sponsored clinical trials and FDA trials in the areas of dry eye disease and contact lens. She has published articles in Investigative Ophthalmology & Visual Science, Contact L...

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    Turner, Candice, Assistant Professor (P) 2016 -

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    Vaughn, Alexia, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2016 -

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    Weise OD, MBA, FAAO, Katherine, Professor (P) 2016 -

    Weise is the director of UAB Eye Care Pediatric Optometry Services, as well as a leader within UAB Blazer Vision, a partnership between UAB Athletics, School of Optometry and Department of Ophthalmology. Through her research and clinical experience, Weise is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of concussions and other ocular related injuries.

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    Ziemanski, Jillian, Assistant Professor - Research (P) 2016 -

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