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ICO’s distinguished faculty brings the intensive curriculum to life. In an academic environment that is challenging, the expertise and support of ICO’s faculty is valued by students. At ICO, all faculty have regularly scheduled office hours and students have direct access and opportunity to consult them for instructions, clarification, and guidance. The faculty takes pride in the quantity and quality of their interactions with students. To this end, the faculty plays significant roles in everything from the admissions interview to student organizations and community service projects to graduation. The faculty also participates in research and scholarly work – often involving students – as well as professional organizations to further enhance their own teaching as well as the student experience.



Part Time Faculty

Adkins, Patrick, BCO
Allen, Megan, OD
Asano, Koari, OD
Banser, Frederic, MS, OD
Beckerman, Stephen,OD
Boyce, Pamela, OD
Bush, Eileen, OD
Crumbliss, Kara, OD
Desai, Achyut, OD
Govekar, Colleen, OD
Gurka, David, PhD, MD
Halikias, Tanya, OD
Ireland, Dennis, OD, MEd
Kaser, Joo Won Lee, OD
Keller, Kaitlyn,OD
Ma, Sun Ae, OD
Matchinski, Tracy, OD
McCray, Joseph, OD
Nguyen, Mindy, OD
Piser, Danielle, OD
Polanek, Tiffany, OD
Roberts, Mary Flynn, OD
Saiyed, Rahnuma, OD
Sigler, Melissa, OD
Streiff, Lavender, OD
Suckow, Melissa, OD
Tahir, Shmaila, OD
Tan, Alex, OD
Upadhyay, Snehali, OD
Vitale, David, MD
Zost, Michael, OD