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Career Objective

To obtain a position in a practice with an emphasis on preventative care, pediatrics, and binocular vision dysfunction diagnosis and management.

Education

2016-2017
Residency in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation
The Optometry Center for Vision Therapy,
Austin, TX

2012-2016

Southern California College of Optometry
Doctor of Optometry, Fullerton, CA
2008-2012
University of the Pacific
B.S. Biochemistry, Stockton, CA

Clinical Experience

The Optometry Center for Vision Therapy
July 2016 – July 2017, Austin, TX

University Eye Center
December 2013 – May 2015, Fullerton, CA
November 2015 – February 2016

Hu Hu Kam Memorial Hospital
May – August 2015, Sacaton, AZ

Travis Air Force Base
August – October 2015, Fairfield, CA

Hellerstein & Brenner Vision Center
March – May 2016, Denver, CO

Skills & Qualifications

Residency Trained
Specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of sensorimotor and visual processing disorders, including strabismus and amblyopia, with emphasis on evidence-based vision therapy treatment.

Office Experience
Experience with a diverse patient base and a variety of vision insurance plans as both a clinician and support staff.

Technology & Social Networking
Proficient in Word, Outlook, Excel, Photoshop, Pages, website design, and blogging & other social media interfaces.
– EMR Systems: ExamWriter, Compulink, Crystal PM
– Special Testing: Heidelberg Spectralis OCT, Zeiss Cirrus OCT, Humphrey VFA, Digital Retinal Camera

Asset to the Team
Dedicated learner, engaging, self-motivated, and team spirited.


Other Experience

Residency in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation

The Optometry Center for Vision Therapy, Austin, TX
July 2016 – Present
– Perform comprehensive exams with sensorimotor and/or visual processing testing for
patients of all ages, infant to 90 y.o.
– Diagnose and treat a variety of cases; strabismus, amblyopia, non-strabismic binocular vision dysfunction,
acquired brain injury, post-traumatic vision syndrome, low vision.
– Develop and facilitate vision therapy programs with children and adult age patients.
– Prescribe vision therapy program plans to be implemented by vision therapists.
– Presented CE to fellow residents and faculty, as well as to the Central Texas Optometry Society.

OPTOMETRY OFFICE ASSISTANT

Dr. Charles Bittel, Yorba Linda, CA
June 2012 – June 2014
– Performed preliminary tests (ex. auto-refractor, visual field, NCT, Optos).
– Sold and adjusted frames.
– Answered phones, resolved customer complaints and scheduled exams.

STUDENT ASSISTANT: SHARED VISIONS ART EXHIBIT

Southern California College of Optometry, Fullerton, CA
May 2013 – October 2013
– Documented and organized art entries for the annual Shared Visions Art Exhibit.
– Participated in arrangements and Art Exhibit related tasks for the Shared Visions Gala.
– Wrote copy for the Art Exhibit catalog and artwork tags.
– Communicated and consulted with blind/partially blind artists, both verbally and in writing.

Office of Admissions Assistant

Southern California College of Optometry, Fullerton, CA
June 2012 – May 2015
– Created print and web-based advertisement materials, including a blog; optometryadmissions.com.
– Generated & re-organized website material, focused on making it more user-friendly and accessible.
– Facilitate the creation of articles and content for aforementioned blog with other SCCO students.

POSTER PRESENTATIONS

Clinical Presentation and Management of Visual-Vestibular Deficits Following Head Trauma and Mold Exposure
47th COVD Meeting, Jacksonville, FL
April 2017

Management of Binocular Vision & Oculomotor Disorders in a Patient with Parkinson’s Disease
47th COVD Meeting, Jacksonville, FL
April 2017

LECTURES & PRESENTATIONS

Rehabilitation for Patient with Post-Traumatic Vision Syndrome
Rosenberg School of Optometry, San Antonio, TX
November 2016

Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation: The Impact of VT
The Optometry Center for Vision Therapy, Austin, TX
March 2017
Central Texas Optometry Society, Austin, TX
Expected: May 2017

Leadership Experience

SCCO Class of 2016
President 2013 – 2014

Optometric Education Program (OEP)
President, SCCO Chapter 2014 – 2015

Delta Delta Delta – Phi Rho
Philanthropy Chair, 2009 – 2010
Additional Positions: Alumnae Relations Chair, Activities Chair, Website Manager

Theta Alpha Phi – CA Gamma
President, 2011 – 2012
Additional Positions: Vice President, Treasurer


SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS

Dr. Geraldine J. Sherman Memorial Endowed Scholarship
Southern California College of Optometry, Fullerton, CA
September 2014

Scholarship presented to a female student who has demonstrated leadership potential and independence of thought.

Powell Scholars Program 
University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA
August 2008 – May 2012
Scholarship awarded to first year applicants at the University of the Pacific who have demonstrated superior leadership skills and undertaken a rigorous academic curriculum. Scholarship is renewed annually upon meeting minimum GPA requirement.

Professional Memberships

  • College of Optometrists in Vision Development, Member
    Fall 2012 – Present
  • Optometric Extension Program,
    Member Fall 2012 – Present
    SCCO Club President 2014-2015
  • COA, Member
    Fall 2012 – Present
  • AOA, Member
    Fall 2012 – Present

Optometric Meetings

COVD Meeting
San Diego, CA
October 2014
St. Louis, MO
April 2016
Jacksonville, FL
April 2017

Optometry’s Meeting
San Diego, CA
June 2013

Vision Expo
Las Vegas, NV
September 2012

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