Course Overview


Stephanie Adams, OD, PhD

Denise Alexopoulous, OD, FAAO

Christine Allison, OD, FAAO, FCOVD

John Baker, OD, MSEd

Barclay W. Bakkum, DC, PhD

Tahira Bedgood, BS

Raman Bhakhri, OD

Sandra S. Block, OD, MEd, FAAO, FCOVD

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

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

Harneet Randhawa, OD

Daniel K. Roberts, OD, PhD

Anne Rozwat, OD, FAAO

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

Kelly Yin, OD, FAAO

Xiaohua Zhuang, PhD

Rebecca K. Zoltoski, PhD

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Katherine Lynch, OD, FAAO

Assistant Professor; Externship Educational Coordinator





After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a BS in both Zoology and Spanish, Dr. Lynch pursued her optometric education at the New England College of Optometry. She completed her residency at the VA West Haven, in Ocular Disease and Low Vision, with an additional focus in Acquired Brain Injury. Didactically, Dr. Lynch works in the first year Optometric Skills Sequence, Vision Rehabilitation, and Injections Laboratories. When in clinic, she works with third and fourth year students in Primary Eye Care, Advanced Care, and the Alfred and Sarah Rosenbloom Center for Vision and Aging. Dr. Lynch is involved in resident clinical education and serves in the Urgent Care Service.

Special Interests

Ocular disease, low vision, acquired brain injury


Veterans Affair Connecticut Healthcare System-West Haven, Ocular Disease and Low Vision Residency
New England College of Optometry, OD
University of Wisconsin-Madison, BS


Illinois College of Optometry

Awards & Honors

2012 William Feinbloom Low Vision Award

Professional Organizations

Fellow, American Academy of Optometry

Member and ICO IOA Chapter President, Illinois Optometric Association


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