Curriculum Vitae


  • Energetic and empathetic young optometrist with a passion for treating patients suffering from complications of traumatic and acquired brain injuries
  • Residency trained in Neuro-optometric Rehabilitation with experience in both inpatient and outpatient settings
  • Outstanding clinical and academic reviews
  • Research interest in post-concussive migraine and photophobia treatment and management


Doctor of Optometry, The Ohio State University College of Optometry,  Fall 2015-May 2019

  • Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honors Society
  • Magna Cum Laude

Bachelors of Science in Biology, Trine University, 2011-2015

  • Distinguished Student for Jannen School of Arts and Sciences (2015)
  • Robert B. Steward Award Nominee and Runner-up (2015)
  • Summa Cum Laude


Brain Injury Vision Rehabilitation Resident, University of Houston College of Optometry, June 2019-July 2020

  • Provided inpatient and outpatient optometric care to patients of all ages with a history of traumatic and acquired brain injuries
  • Worked extensively with special needs patients of varying physical and mental abilities
  • Assessed visual, perceptual, and binocular status in the pediatric population
  • Trained under prominent Houston neuro-ophthalmologists, Sushma Yalamanchili and Andrew G. Lee; pediatric ophthalmologist, Kathryn Musgrove; and retinal specialist, Emmanuel Chang
  • Worked alongside vision trained occupational therapists at Sisu Vision Rehabilitation to coordinate neuro-rehabilitative patient care
  • Worked in coordination with speech/language pathologists to perform telehealth vision consults for in-patients at TIRR

Optometric Intern, Salisbury VA Hospital, November 2018-February 2019

Optometric Intern, The Ohio State School for the Blind, August 2018-November 2018

Additional clinical training experience available upon request.


Mobile Optometrist, HealthDrive Corporation, December 2020-Present

  • Provided inpatient care to residents at long-term care facilities and nursing homes
  • Worked extensively with patients of varying physical and mental abilities
  • Diagnosed and managed common ocular diseases such as Glaucoma, Macular Degeneration, Cataracts, and Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Additionally functioned as technician and optician for all exams

Additional work experience available upon request.


EHR Systems

  • Extensive work with Compulink and CPRS
  • Brief exposure to ExamWRITER

Ocular Imaging/Testing/Communication

  • Public speaking
  • Patient education
  • Verbal and written coordination of care with rehabilitation providers
  • Writing/Blogging


  • Pediatric Assistant Lab Instructor, University Eye Institute, October 2019-April 2020
  • Blogger, The Ohio State University College of Optometry, Fall 2015-Spring 2019
  • House Manager, Epsilon Psi Epsilon Optometric Fraternity, Fall 2016-Fall 2018
  • Optometry Ambassador, Spring 2016-Fall 2017
  • Secretary, Optometry Ambassadors, Fall 2016-Spring 2017
  • President, Beta Beta Beta Biology Honors Society, Fall 2014-Spring 2015


Poster Presentation, American Academy of Optometry Meeting, Fall 2019

  • Treatment and Management of Bilateral Corneal Ulcers Secondary to Miller-Fisher Variant Guillain-Barre Syndrome



  • Organist and assistant worship leader at St. John Lutheran Church (Nov 2020-Present)
  • Alto, flautist, and fill-in pianist at Epiphany Lutheran Church (Jan 2020-Nov 2020)
  • Wedding musician (Dec 2017-Present)
  • Piano teacher (Oct 2014-Present)