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Presentation for the entering Class of 2019

Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry
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NSU Optometry

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DEAN
David S. Loshin, OD, PhD, FAAO
ASSOCIATE DEAN
Josephine Shallo-Hoffmann PhD, FAAO
ASSISTANT DEAN Linda S. Rouse
OD, FAAO
ASSISTANT DEAN Nicole Patterson OD, MS, FAAO
DEPT CHAIR CLINICS
Barry Frauens,
OD FAAO
DEPT CHAIR DIDACTIC
Joseph Sowka
OD, FAAO, Dipl
RECRUITMENT & STUDENT AFFAIRS
Juan Saavedra
MA
ADMISSIONS COUNSELOR
Nikki Merrell
Administration
Faculty
Who is Nova Southeastern University?
Founded in 1964 as Nova University, the institution merged with Southeastern University of the Health Sciences in 1994, creating Nova Southeastern University. To date, the institution has
more than 183,000 alumni
and current enrollment of
nearly 21,000 students
. Accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, the university awards bachelor's, master's, educational specialist, and doctoral degrees, as well as certificates in a wide range of fields including the health professions.
A
Doctor of Optometry
is an independent primary health care provider who examines, diagnoses, and manages diseases and disorders of the visual system
SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY
STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA - BERKELEY
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI - ST. LOUIS
UNIVERSITY OF HOUSTON
WESTERN UNIVERSITY
MIDWESTERN UNIVERSITY
INCARNATE WORD UNIVERSITY
MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF PHARMACY AND HEALTH SCIENCES
KENTUCKY COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY
CHICAGO COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY
ILLINOIS COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY
INDIANA UNIVERSITY
INTER AMERICAN UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO
MICHIGAN COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY AT FERRIS STATE UNIVERSITY
NEW ENGLAND COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY
NORTHEASTERN STATE UNIVERSITY
NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY
THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY
PACIFIC UNIVERSITY
PENNSYLVANIA COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY
23 Colleges of Optometry
How do I get accepted to NSU College of Optometry?
Optometry Centralized Application Service (OptomCAS)
Application Cycle: June 28, 2018 - April 1, 2019
Apply to any of the 23 schools and colleges of Optometry
submit all official school transcripts and letters of recommendation
GPA calculations completed by OptomCAS
list all work and shadowing experiences
list all extracurricular, volunteer, and coomunity enrichment activities

www.optomcas.org
Tell me more about the NSU Florida Optometry Programs...
The NSU Edge: a clear advantage
1. Traditional OD Professional Program
Entering 29th year
4 year program
105 seats per year
2. Extended OD Professional Program
Entering 21st year
5 year program
10 seats per year
3. Preparatory Optometry Program
Entering 12th year
one year program concurrent with the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
15 seats per year
4. Concurrent Programs
OD/MSCVR
OD/MPH
OD/MBA
5. Post Graduate Residency Programs
Visit our website
Nova Southeastern University
http://optometry.nova.edu/



Call our office
Juan Saavedra
Recruitment & Student Affairs
jsaavedra@nova.edu
(954) 262-1651

How do I get more Information?
How do I keep in touch?
FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA

Facebook at www.facebook.com/NSUOptometry
Twitter at www.twitter.com/NSUOptometry
Instagram at www.instagram.com/NSUOptometry

What about your clinics?
The Eye Care Institute

5 Clinic Locations

Ziff Health Care Center
Specialty Care Center
NSU Health Care Center
Broward Lighthouse
Kids in Distress
1. Underserved & Diverse Patient Populations
2. Interprofessional Settings
medical and/or dental services
3. State-of-the-art equipment
EMR since March 2008
4. Services Provided
Primary Eye Care
Cornea and Contact Lens Service
Pediatrics & Binocular Vision
Strabismus Service
Vision Therapy Service
Vision Rehabilitation
Low Vision Service
Advanced Ophthalmic Care
Glaucoma Service
Diabetes & Macula Service (Interprofessional)
Electro-diagnostics
24 hour Emergency Eye Care
Optometrist
Doctor of Optometry
2019
Fort Lauderdale, FL

What is the general public's perception of an Optometrist's role in health care?

The Health Professions Division (HPD), with a student body of nearly 8,000, is home to eight colleges including: Osteopathic Medicine, Pharmacy, Optometry, Health Care Sciences, Medical Sciences, Dental Medicine, Nursing, and Allopathic Medicine.
Tell me about

Professor Eulogio Besada, O.D., M.S., FAAO
Professor Rachel A. "Stacey" Coulter, O.D., M.S.Ed., FAAO, FCOVD
Professor Janet L. Leasher, O.D., M.P.H., FAAO
Professor Leon Nehmad, O.D., M.S.W., FAAO
Professor Joseph Sowka, O.D., FAAO
Professor Bin Zhang, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor Deborah Amster Salvino, O.D., FAAO, FCOVD
Associate Professor Annette Bade, O.D., M.S., FAAO
Associate Professor Hua Bi, O.D., Ph.D., FAAO
Associate Professor Ava K. Bittner, O.D., Ph.D., FAAO
Associate Professor Melanie Crandall, O.D., M.B.A., FAAO
Associate Professor Laura A. Falco, O.D., FAAO
Associate Professor Gregory M. Fecho, O.D.
Associate Professor Barry J. Frauens, O.D., FAAO
Associate Professor Andrea M. Janoff, O.D., FAAO
Associate Professor Cristina Llerena Law, O.D., Ph.D., FAAO
Associate Professor So-Yeon (Sharon) Lee, O.D., FAAO
Associate Professor Chandra Mickles, O.D., M.Sc., FAAO, FSLS
Associate Professor Julie Rodman, O.D., M.S., FAAO
Associate Professor Sherrol A. Reynolds, O.D., FAAO
Associate Professor Ken Seger, O.D., M.Sc., FAAO
Associate Professor Yin Tea, O.D., FAAO
Associate Professor Julie A. Tyler, O.D., FAAO
Associate Professor Lori Vollmer, O.D., M.S., FAAO
Associate Professor Albert Woods, O.D., M.S., FAAO

Assistant Professor Alexandra M. Espejo, O.D., FAAO
Assistant Professor Perla Najman, O.D.
Assistant Professor Zoeanne Schinas, O.D.
Assistant Professor Jacqueline Rodena, O.D.
Assistant Professor Nadine M. Girgis Hanna, O.D., FAAO
Assistant Professor Jamie Althoff, O.D.
Assistant Professor Marlon Demeritt, O.D., M.B.A., FAAO
Assistant Professor Rim Makhlouf, O.D., FAAO
Assistant Professor Michael Au, O.D., FCOVD
Assistant Professor Katherine Green, O.D.
Assistant Professor Pinar Haytac, O.D.
Assistant Professor Jasleen Jhajj, O.D., FAAO
Assistant Professor Beata Lewandowska, O.D.
Assistant Professor Samantha McIntosh, O.D.
Assistant Professor Thuy-Lan Nguyen, O.D., FAAO, FSLS
Assistant Professor Amar Sayani, O.D., FAAO
Assistant Professor Jessica Steen, O.D., FAAO
Assistant Professor Felicia Timmermann, O.D., FAAO
Assistant Professor Leticia Rousso, O.D., FAAO
Assistant Professor Mariem Abdou, O.D., FAAO


Instructor Arnie Patrick, O.D.
Instructor Philip Kim, O.D.
Instructor Almas Khan, O.D.

Why should I choose NSUCO?
SEE YOURSELF HERE!
Why Optometry?
Protect a patient's most valued sense= vision
Pursue unlimited career options
Balance work with life: 37.3 hours = the average work week of an optometrist
Ensure a secure futue

optometry far outpaces the average for all ocupations in employment growth @ 33%

optometry offers an average net income of $129,385 across the profession
providers of eye glasses & contact lenses
Who is an Optometrist?
What does a Doctor of Optometry do?
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