Satya B. Verma, OD

Assistant Professor

Satya B. Verma, OD


  • DROpt., School of Optometry, Gandhi Eye Hospital (India)
  • BA, Delhi University (India)
  • OD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry

Role At Salus University:

  • Director of Community Eye Care, External Clinics and of Resident Eye Care Services
  • CPS course facilitator
  • Public Health Expertise: community health, health policy, aging, health promotion, nursing home care

Professional Honors and Activities:

  • Primary Care Health Policy Fellowship, DHHS,  June  2003
  • Carl C. Koch memorial award,  American Academy of optometry, Dec. 2002
  • Chair, Health promotion Institute, of NCOA
  • Co-Chair, First Joint National Conference of National Council on Aging and American Society on Aging, March 2001
  • 2000, Distinguished Practitioner in Optometry of the National Academies of Practice
  • 1998, Optometrist of the Year by the American Optometric Association
  • 1998, Distinguished Service Award from Prevent Blindness America
  • 1998, Chaired National Council on Aging (NCOA) Annual Conference
  • 1985 & 1996, Pennsylvania Optometrist of the Year
  • Past President of the Pennsylvania Optometric Association
  • Chair, Vision Care Section of the American Public Health Association
  • Chair-elect of Health Promotion Institute (HPI) of NCOA
  • Member, Finance Committee of National Council on Aging
  • Member, Professional Relations Committee of American Optometric Association
  • Member, Community Programs Committee of Prevent Blindness America
  • Member, Geriatric and Nursing Home Committee of American Optometric Association.

Clinical Specialty:

  • Geriatric optometry, Low Vision  and computer-related vision problems