Course Overview


Stephanie Adams, OD, PhD

Denise Alexopoulos, OD, FAAO

Christine Allison, OD, FAAO, FCOVD

John Baker, OD, MSEd

Barclay W. Bakkum, DC, PhD

Tahira Bedgood, BS

Raman Bhakhri, OD

Chelsea Bradley, OD

Brittney Brady, OD

Elyse L. Chaglasian, OD, FAAO

Michael Chaglasian, OD, FAAO

Robert Donati, PhD

Katie Foreman, OD, FAAO

Kelly A. Frantz, OD, FAAO, FCOVD

Stephanie Fromstein, OD, FAAO

Helen M. Gabriel, OD, FAAO

Geoffrey Goodfellow, OD, FAAO

Greta Gregg, OD

Jennifer S. Harthan, OD, FAAO

Kathryn Hohs, OD

Erica Ittner, OD

Valerie Kattouf, OD

Darren Koenig, OD, PhD

Katherine Lynch, OD, FAAO

Michelle K. Man, OD, FAAO

Tracy Matchinski, OD, FAAO

Mallory McLaughlin, OD

Heather McLeod, OD, FAAO

Janice McMahon, OD, FAAO

Leonard Messner, OD, FAAO

Stephanie Messner, OD, FAAO

Christina Morettin, OD, FAAO

Tricia L. Newman, OD, FAAO

Dominick L. Opitz, OD, FAAO

Yi Pang, MD, OD, PhD, FAAO

Jaymeni Patel, OD, FAAO

Andria Pihos, OD, FAAO

Danielle Piser, OD

Harneet Randhawa, OD, FAAO

Daniel K. Roberts, OD, PhD

Anne Rozwat, OD, FAAO

Patricia Salazar, OD

Navjit K. Sanghera, OD, FAAO

Darrell G. Schlange, OD, DOS, FAAO

Lindsay Sicks, OD, FAAO

Ashley Speilburg, OD, FAAO

Wendy J. Stone, OD, FAAO

Bruce Teitelbaum, OD, FAAO

Christine Weber, MLS

Janis E. Winters, OD, FAAO

Elizabeth Wyles, OD, FAAO

Xiaohua Zhuang, PhD

Rebecca K. Zoltoski, PhD

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Academic Calendar


Erica Ittner, OD

Associate Professor




Why ICO?

ICO provides an excellent educational experience and learning environment. As an ICO alumna, I can personally attest to the superior education received by our students. The comprehensive didactic and clinical experience of ICO students and graduates continues to impress me and I am proud to be a graduate of ICO.


Dr. Ittner is an assistant professor at ICO, teaching third- and fourth-year optometry students in a primary care setting with a focus on ocular disease. In addition, she teaches the refraction course for the optometry sequence for first-year students. When not at work, Dr. Ittner can be found riding her bicycle around Chicago and enjoying the amazing food in this city.

Special Interests

Primary Eye Care, Ocular Disease, Glaucoma


2010 Illinois College of Optometry, Primary Eye Care and Ocular Disease Residency
2009  Illinois College of Optometry, OD
2004  University of Illinois at Chicago, Honors College, BS


2010-present  Illinois College of Optometry
2011-present  Hawthorn Woods Family Eye Care

Awards & Honors

2011 Second Runner Up, American Academy of Optometry Ocular Photography Contest
2007 Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honors Fraternity
2007 Tomb and Key Honors Society

Professional Organizations

Member, American Academy of Optometry
Member, American Optometric Association
Member, Illinois Optometric Association
Member, Women of Vision


Ittner EA, Bhakhri R, Newman T. Necrotising herpetic retinopathies: a review and progressive outer retinal necrosis case report.  Clin Exp Optom 2016;99(1):24-9.

WA Stone, EA Ittner, BA Teitelbaum, LV Messner: Progressive, asymptomatic papilledema as the presenting sign of a Chiari I malformation. Optometry – Jrnl Am Optom Assn 83:3, 2012

EA Ittner, SA Klemencic: Nutritional optic neuropathy secondary to topiramate-induced appetite suppression. Optometry – Jrnl Am Optom Assn 83:6, 2012

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