Associate Professor; Chief, Advanced Ophthalmic Care Service
Prospective students should come to ICO for the outstanding clinical training they will receive at the IEI. Our students are well-versed in managing complex ocular disease cases prior to graduation. Additionally, our didactic program and its’ dedicated faculty, continually helps our students excel on the National Board Examinations.
Dr. Newman joined the ICO faculty in 1998. Initially, she participated in the didactic program co-teaching the retina and neuro-ophthamic disease courses. Currently, she serves as a clinical instructor for fourth-year students and optometric residents. She serves an administrative role as chief of the Center of Advanced Ophthalmic Care in the Illinois Eye Institute. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, a member of the Illinois Optometric Association, and is a staff optometrist at the Chicago Eye Institute.