Stanley Hatch, PhD, OD, MPH, FAAO, assistant professor, was recently named chief of Pediatric and Binocular Vision Service (PBVS) at The Eye Institute (TEI).
Dr. Hatch holds a Bachelor of Science degree in biology from St. Lawrence University in New York. Upon completing his Doctor of Optometry degree from Michigan College of Optometry, Ferris State University in 1990, Dr. Hatch completed a Pediatric/Binocular Vision residency at TEI the following year. He went on to receive his Master of Public Health degree from Harvard School of Public Health in 1995. Dr. Hatch has been a faculty member the University’s College of Health Sciences since 2009. With over 25 years in the optometric field, Dr. Hatch has a remarkable record of publications, research studies, and presentations. A member in good standing with the American Academy of Optometry, he is the diplomate committee case reviewer, practical examiner, and oral examiner for the pediatrics, binocular vision, and perception section.
“PCO is truly delighted and honored that Dr. Hatch has joined the College and look forward to his contributions in his role as the chief of Pediatrics and Binocular Vision, patient care, and teaching,” said Melissa Trego OD, dean of the University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO).
In his role as chief, Dr. Hatch will direct and coordinate all educational and patient care activities performed within PBVS. He will also be responsible for providing theoretical and clinical education to residents, students, technicians and other personnel assigned to the PBVS.