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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

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, FAAO

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; Coordinator, Primary Care & Ocular Disease Residency





After graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a Bachelor of Science Degree 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.


Dr. Lynch joined the faculty at the Illinois College of Optometry after completing her residency in 2013. Didactically, Dr. Lynch is involved in the Optometry Sequence and is the instructor of record for Injections and Minor Surgical Procedures. She is the Primary Care/Ocular Disease Residency Coordinator and currently serves in Primary Care, Urgent Care, and Advanced Care – Retina.

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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