Pennsylvania College of Optometry
Doctor of Optometry

Traditional Program

Faculty

Dean

Lori Grover, OD, PhD

Interim Associate Dean, Practice of Optometric Medicine

Jean Marie Pagani

Associate Dean, The Foundations of Optometric Medicine

Melissa Trego

Director, Traineeship Program

Helene M. Kaiser

Director, Off-Campus Residency Program

Shital Mani

Director, Internship Program

Jean Marie Pagani

Director, Externship Program

Maria Parisi

Director, On-Campus Residency Programs

Michael Rebar

Director, Electives and Advanced Studies

Melissa Vitek

Director, Integrative Studies

Joan Wing

Associate Dean, Global Development

Abraham Gonen

Professors

G. Richard Bennett | Irving Bennett| Pierrette Dayhaw-Barker | Connie Chronister | Elise Ciner | Anthony F. Di Stefano | Alexander Dizhoor | Teresa Duda | Andrew S. Gurwood | Thomas L. Lewis | Mitchell Scheiman | John B. Siegfried | Joel A. Silbert | Joseph Toland | Charles Wormington

Professor Emeritus

Felix M. Barker II

Distinguished Professor

Rameshwar Sharma

Associate Professors

Sarah Appel | Bernard Blaustein | Richard L. Brilliant | Edward Deglin | Michael F. Gallaway | Abraham Gonen | Helene M. Kaiser | Lorraine Lombardi | Holly Myers | Jeffrey Nyman | Neal N. Nyman | Susan Oleszewski | Jean Marie Pagani | Maria Parisi | Christopher Rinehart | Joseph P. Ruskiewicz | Marvin B. Smith | Michael R. Spinell | Robert Walker | Joan Wing

Assistant Professors

Gwenn Amos | James M. Caldwell | DeGaulle Chigbu | Robert Cole | Erin Draper | Lynne Greenspan | Harry Kaplan | Anne-Marie Lahr | Keith Lammers | Kelly Malloy | Shital Mani | Lawrence H. McClure | Jamie Ellsworth Neiman | Gale Orlansky | Carlo Pelino | Francine Pearlman-Storch | Paul Robinson | Glenn Roedel | John Mark Snyder | Janet Swiatocha-Delatte | Lynn Hong Trieu | Satya Verma

Instructors

Joanne Bailey | Kerry Lueders | Elena Olshevskaya | Igor Peshenko | Brandy Scombardi-Raghu | Melissa Trego | Luis Trujillo

Adjunct Faculty International Optometric Programs

  • Bente-Monica Aakre, M.Phil., Glasgow Caledonian University (Norway)
  • Andreas Allmoslechner, MSc, Pennsylvania College of Optometry (Switzerland)
  • Yoram Biger, MD, Hebrew University (Israel)
  • Luigi Bilotto, BS, McGill University; OD, University of Montreal, School of Optometry (Canada)
  • Mike Boulton, PhD, University of Florida – Gainesville  (United Kingdom)
  • Jan Richard Bruenech, BSc, PhD, City University, London (Norway)
  • Wolfgang Cagnolati, MSc, Pennsylvania College of Optometry; D.Sc.(Germany)
  • Richard Corea, O.D, Ohio State University College of Optometry
  • Kjell Inge Daae, MSc, University of Trondheim (Norway)
  • Raphael Eschmann, MSc, Pennsylvania College of Optometry (Switzerland)
  • Walter Gutstein, BSc, MSc, Pennsylvania College of Optometry (Austria)
  • Inga-Britt K. Haugen, M.Phil., City University, London (Norway)
  • Gunnar Horgen, MSc, Pennsylvania College of Optometry; PhD, University of Oslo (Norway)
  • Imran Khan, MS, OD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • Kovin Naidoo, BSc, B.Optom, University of Durban-Westville; MPH, Temple University; OD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry; PhD, University of New South Wales (Australia)
  • Vibeke Sundling, MSc, Pennsylvania College of Optometry (Norway)

Emeriti Administrator & Faculty

  • Gilda Crozier, Professor, OD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • Bernard Witlin, Professor, D.Sc., Philadelphia College of Pharmacy & Science

Consulting Ophthalmologists

James S. Lewis, MD | Amiram Shapiro, MD | Elliot B. Werner, MD