Academic

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Course Overview

Faculty

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

NBEO Pass Rate

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Research

Lindsay Sicks, OD, FAAO

Assistant Professor; Specialty Optometric Practice Curriculum Coordinator

Email:

Phone:

312-949-7110

Biography

Dr. Sicks graduated magna cum laude from Illinois Wesleyan University in 2006 with a BA in Biology. She received her OD from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2010. She went on to complete a post-graduate clinical residency in Cornea and Contact Lenses at Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry in 2011. While in residence, she was also certified in and performed therapeutic anterior segment laser procedures. Currently, Dr. Sicks is an attending optometrist for third and fourth year interns in the Contact Lens and Primary Care services. She is also involved in the didactic training of students in contact lenses and anterior segment laser therapy. She has presented continuing education lectures and poster presentations at local and national meetings and enjoys lecturing to both students and practitioners on contact lens topics. Dr. Sicks serves on the Communications Committee for the Association of Optometric Contact Lens Educators and is also involved in social media for the AOA’s Cornea and Contact Lens Section, among other professional activities.

Special Interests

Specialty contact lenses, keratoconus, corneal disorders

Education

2011 Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry, Cornea and Contact Lens Residency
2010 Illinois College of Optometry, OD
2006 Illinois Wesleyan University, BA

Experience

2014-present Children’s and Family Eyecare

2013-present Illinois College of Optometry
2011-2013 Midwestern University Arizona College of Optometry

Awards & Honors

2015  Dr. Rodger Kame Award, American Optometric Association Cornea and Contact Lens Section

2011 George W. Mertz Contact Lens Residency Award, American Optometric Foundation
2010 Heart of American Contact Lens Society Grant Award
2010 Clinical Excellence Award, Illinois College of Optometry
2009 Robert D. Newcomb Fellowship for Leadership, American Academy of Optometry

Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society
Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society

Professional Organizations

Consultant, Accreditation Council on Optometric Education

Fellow, American Academy of Optometry
American Optometric Association
Illinois Optometric Association
AOA Contact Lens and Cornea Section
Association of Optometric Contact Lens Educators
International Association of Contact Lens Educators

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