College of Optometry Faculty

College of Optometry Faculty & Staff

As Chair of the College of Optometry faculty, I’d also like to welcome you to Pacific University and the profession of optometry.  When you look through the biographical information of the faculty at our institution, you will see that we are involved in many activites including community service, consulting, research, and professional service; but our first priority is education.  We provide our students with resources, information and support to inspire them to become caring, compassionate and insightful optometric practitioners who provide excellent clinical care.  We look forward to working with you.

Nada J. Lingel, OD, MS
Distinguished University Professor
Professor of Optometry
Faculty Chair

Faculty

Mark P. Andre (2004)
Associate Professor of Optometry
AS, Pima College, 1977
CM, Marquette University, 1984

Craig E. Bowen (1989)
Part-Time Assistant Professor of Optometry
BS, Alma College, 1978
BS, Pacific University, 1983
OD, Pacific University, 1986

Ryan Bulson (2010)

Assistant Professor of Optometry

BS, State University of New York (SUNY) College at Geneseo, 2005

MS, State University of New York, 2009

OD, State University of New York, 2009

Residency in Hospital Based Primary Care Optometry,

Portland VAMC, 2009 - 2010

James J. Butler (2004)
Associate Professor of Physics
BS, Eastern Oregon University, 1994
MS, Lehigh University, 1996
PhD, Lehigh University, 2000

Patrick Caroline (1996)
Associate Professor of Optometry
COT, University of Minnesota, 1978

Karl Citek (1994)
Professor of Optometry
BA, Columbia University, 1984
MS, State University of New York, 1990
OD, State University of New York, 1993
PhD, State University of New York, 1994

 

Bradley Coffey (1982)
Distinguished University Professor

Professor of Optometry
BS, Pacific University, 1979
OD, Pacific University, 1981

Scott C. Cooper (1992)
Professor of Optometry
BS, South Dakota State University, 1986
OD, Pacific University, 1990
Teaching Fellow, Pacific University, 1990-92
MEd, Pacific University, 1993

Andrew M.C. Dawes (2008)

Assistant Professor Physics/Optometry

BA, Physics, Whitman College, 2002

MA, Duke Univesity, 2005

PhD, Physics, Duke University, 2008

Elizabeth Davis (1998)
Part-Time Assistant Professor of Optometry
BS, Pacific University, 1993
OD, Pacific University, 1996
Teaching Fellow, Pacific University, 1996-98
MEd, Pacific University, 1999

Tracy Doll (2008)
Assistant Professor of Optometry
BS, Pacific University, 2003
OD, Pacific University, 2006
Residency in Primary Eye Care and Ocular Disease

Portland VAMC, 2006-2007

Kenneth W. Eakland (1984)
Professor of Optometry
BS, Carroll College, 1980
OD, Pacific University, 1984

Dina Erickson (2000)
Associate Professor of Optometry
BS, Lewis and Clark College, 1989
OD, Southern California College of
Optometry, 1994
Residency In Hospital Based Optometry,
San Francisco VAMC, 1995

Graham B. Erickson (1998)
Professor of Optometry
BS, Pacific University, 1988
OD, Pacific University, 1990
Residency in Pediatric Optometry
and Vision Therapy,
Southern California College of Optometry, 1991

Denise Goodwin (2001)
Professor of Optometry
BS, Pacific University, 1996
OD, Pacific University, 1998
Teaching Fellow, Pacific University, 1998-99

Stephen Hall (2003)
Associate Professor of Physics/Optometry
BS, Worchester Polytechnic Institute, 1988
ScM, Brown University, 1991
PhD, Brown University, 1995

Ami R. Halvorson (2010)

Assistant Professor of Optometry

Clinic Director, Beaverton 

BS, Boise State University, 2002

OD, Pacific University, 2007

Kirk Halvorson, OD (2007)

Clinic Director - Hillsboro

Assistant Professor of Optometry

BS, Minnesota State University, 2003

OD, Pacific University, 2007

Residency in Primary Eye Care & Geriatric Optometry, VA Puget Sound, 2008

John R. Hayes (2007)
Professor of Optometry
BA, College of Wooster, 1970
MA, The Ohio State University, 1972
PhD, The Ohio State University, 1996

Fraser Horn (2005)

Associate Dean for Academic Programs

Professor of Optometry
BS, Pacific University, 2000
OD, Pacific University, 2004
Residency in Primary Care and Ocular Disease,
Perry Point VAMC, 2005

Len V. Koh (2007)
Associate Professor of Optometry
BS, University of Toronto, 1995
PhD, University of Toronto, 2001
OD, New England College of Optometry, 2006
Residency in Primary Care,
Pennsylvania College of Optometry, 2007

Beth Kinoshita (2006)
Associate Professor of Optometry

Clinic Director, Forest Grove 
BS, University of California at Santa Barbara, 1998
OD, Southern California College of Optometry, 2002
Residency in Contact Lenses, Pacific University, 2006

James Kundart (2005)
Associate Professor of Optometry
BA, BS, Pennsylvania State University, 1993
MEd-VFL, Pacific University, 1999
OD, Pacific University, 1999
Residency in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation,,
State University of New York, 2000

Matthew J. Lampa (2007)
Associate Professor of Optometry
BS, Pacific University College of Optometry, 2003
OD, Pacific University College of Optometry, 2006
Residency in Cornea and Contact Lens,
Pacific University College of Optometry, 2007

Hannu R. V. Laukkanen (1986)
Clinical Professor of Optometry
BS, University of Oregon, 1974
BS, Pacific University, 1983
OD, Pacific University, 1984
Teaching Fellow, Pacific University, 1984-86
MEd, Pacific University, 1994

Nada J. Lingel (1982)
Distinguished University Professor
Professor of Optometry
BS, Pacific University, 1979
OD, Pacific University, 1981
MS, Pacific University, 1988
Residency in Hospital Based Optometry,
Albuquerque VAMC, 1993

Susan Littlefield (2005)
Director of Community Outreach

Clinic Director, Cornelius

Associate Professor of Optometry
BS, North Dakota State University, 1990
OD, Pacific University, 1994
Teaching Fellow, Pacific University, 1995

Richard London (1997)
Professor of Optometry
BA, Rutgers University, 1970
MA, Brandeis University, 1972
OD, New England College of Optometry, 1978
Residency in Children’s Vision,
Southern California College of Optometry 1979

Blair Lonsberry (2005)
Professor of Optometry

Clinic Director, Pacific Eye Clinic Portland
BS, University of Manitoba, 1990
MS, University of Manitoba, 1993
OD, University of Waterloo, 1996
Residency in Primary Care, Illinois Eye Institute, 1997
MEd, Memorial University, Canada, 2005

John P. Lowery (1997)
Professor of Optometry
BS, University of California, 1988
OD, Pacific University, 1993
MEd, Pacific University, 1996

Sara Martin (2013)

Assistant Director of Community Outreach

Assistant Professor of Optometry

BS, California Polytechnic University of Pomona, 2002

OD, New England College of Optometry, 2007

Residency in Low Vision and Primary Care, Southern Arizona VA Health Center, 2008

Scott E. Pike, (1994)
Assistant Professor of Optometry
BS, Pacific University, 1968
OD, Pacific University, 1970

 

Lee Ann Remington (1986)
Faculty Emeritus/Professor Optometry
BS, College of Great Falls, 1981
BS, Pacific University, 1983
OD, Pacific University, 1984
Teaching Fellow, Pacific University, 1984-86
MS, Pacific University, 1992

 

 

Lisa Sardinia (2004)
Associate Professor of Biology/Optometry
BS, Whitworth College, 1979
PhD, Montana State University, 1985
JD, Hastings College of Law, 1996

James E. Sheedy (2006)
Director of Optometric Research

Vision Performance Institute

Professor of Optometry
BS, Wayne State University, 1969
OD, Ohio State University, 1974
MS, Ohio State University, 1974
PhD, Ohio State University, 1977

 

Neeru V. Shore (2004)
Part-Time Assistant Professor of Optometry

BSc, University of British Columbia 1995

OD, Pacific University, 2003

Teaching Fellow, Pacific University, 2003-2004

Dennis L. Smith (1991)
Professor of Optometry
BS, Towson State University, 1976
OD, Southern College of Optometry, 1981
MS, Pacific University, 1987

 

Jennifer Smythe (1994)
Dean

Professor of Optometry
BS, Pacific University, 1990
OD, Pacific University, 1993
Residency in Contact Lenses,
Pacific University, 1994
MS, Pacific University, 2000

Carole A. Timpone (1983)

Interim Associate Dean for Clinical Programs
Distinguished University Professor
Clinical Professor of Optometry
BA, Cornell University, 1974
OD, State University of New York, 1981

Shun-Nan Yang (2007)
Assistant Professor of Optometry
BA, National Chaiyi Normal University, Taiwan, 1987
MA, National Cheng-chi University, Taipei, Taiwan, 1996
PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002

Lorne B. Yudcovitch (1998)
Professor of Optometry
BS, University of Calgary, 1990
OD, Pacific University, 1996

Teaching Fellow, Pacific University, 1996-97

MS, Pacific University, 1997

Staff

Forest Grove - Administrative

Marcie Brown
Manager of Administrative Services

Barbara Colter

Director of Clinical Management

Bob DeGroat

Technology Information Specialist

Cathy Evans

Director of Ophthalmic Services

Martina Fredericks, MBA                       
Director of Externships and Residency Management

Melodye MacAlpine
Director of Graduate and Professional Student Services

Jeanne Oliver
Director of External Relations

Tressa Rodriguez

Financial Assistant

Lisette Romig
Manager of Academic Programs

Nicole Shappart

Assistant Director of Graduate & Professional Student Services

Melanie Tan                                   
Accountant II

Yu Chi Tai, PhD

Research Lab Manager

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Optometry

BA, National Chengchi University, Taiwan, 1990

MA, National Chengchi University, Taiwan, 1993

PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004

Post Doctoral, The Ohio State University, 2004-2006

 

Pacific Eye Clinic Forest Grove

Deanna Andrews
Office Manager-Forest Grove

Irene Arroyo
Vision Therapy Coordinator - Forest Grove

Tanya Arroyo
Front Office Coordinator - Forest Grove

Launa Kind
Clinical Program Specialist - Forest Grove

Olivia Mandujano
Front Office Coordinator - Forest Grove

Linna So
Managing Optician

Jolene Smith
Optician

Alayn Waldorf

Clinical Software Administrator

 

Pacific Eye Clinic Beaverton

 

Melissa Jensen

Office Manager

 

Jennifer Gelabert

Front Office Coordinator

 

Nicette Quintero

Optician


Pacific Eye Clinic Hillsboro

Marcia Apple
Optician

Christine Balducci

Office Manager

Carmen Gronholm
Front Office Coordinator

 

 

Pacific Eye Clinic Portland

Melissa Coverstone
Medical Records Coordinator

Lisa Chau

Front Office Assistant

Sukuan Snguan
Contact Lens Coordinator

Linda Fields
Office Manager - Portland Clinic

Jayleen Toranzo
Vision Therapy Coordinator - Portland Clinic

Lori Hamilton
Front Office Coordinator

 

Natalya Seibel

Front Office Coordinator


Jorene Paulsen                       
Ophthalmic Service Manager

James Wright
Optician

 

 

Pacific Eye Clinic Cornelius

 

Brianne Riley-Olivera

Optician

 

Dawnna Franklin

Office Manager

 

Justin Johnson

Interpreter/Front Office Assistant

 

 



FACULTY EMERITI

Willard B. Bleything
Faculty Emeritus/Distinguished University Professor of Public Health and Optometry
Director of Graduate and International Programs
BS, Pacific University, 1951
OD, Pacific University, 1952
MS, Pacific University, 1954

Jane B. Carmichael
Faculty Emeritus / Associate Professor of Optometry
BA, Mississippi State, 1936
OD, Southern College of Optometry, 1945

Alfred Furie
Faculty Emeritus / Professor of Optometry
BS, Pacific University, 1958
OD, Pacific University, 1960

Paul Kohl 
Faculty Emertitus/Professor Optometry
BA, State University of New York (Binghamton), 1973
OD, Pacific University, 1980
Teaching Fellow, Pacific University, 1980-81

Leonard Levine
Faculty Emeritus/Distinguished University Professor of Physiology and Pharmacology
BS, Rutgers University, 1950
PhD, Columbia University, 1959

Nira Levine
Faculty Emeritus/Director of Student Services, Professor of Counseling
BS, Hunter College, 1953
MEd, University of Virginia, 1964
Ed D, University of Virginia, 1969


Alan W. Reichow
Faculty Emeritus / Professor of Optometry
BS, Pacific University, 1978
OD, Pacific University, 1981
Teaching Fellow, Pacific University, 1981-86
MS, Pacific University, 1992

Lee Ann Remington
Faculty Emeritus/Professor Optometry
BS, College of Great Falls, 1981
BS, Pacific University, 1983
OD, Pacific University, 1984
Teaching Fellow, Pacific University, 1984-86
MS, Pacific University, 1992

Niles Roth
Faculty Emeritus / Professor of Physiological Optics & Optometry
BS, University of California, 1955
MOpt., University of California, 1956
PhD, University of California, 1961

Donald O. Schuman
Faculty Emeritus / Professor of Optometry
OD, Illinois College of Optometry, 1948

Richard D. Septon
Faculty Emeritus / Professor of Optometry
BA, Concordia College, 1956
OD, Pacific University, 1960
MS, Indiana University, 1968

John A. Smith
Faculty Emeritus/Professor of Optometry
BS, Pacific University, 1978
OD, Pacific University, 1980

Don C. West
Faculty Emeritus / Professor of Optometry
OD, Southern College of Optometry, 1949
BS, Pacific University, 1961

Diane P. Yolton
Faculty Emeritus / Professor of Optometry
BS, University of Wisconsin, 1966
MS, University of Texas, 1969
PhD, University of Texas, 1974
OD., Pacific University, 1986
Fellowship, Pacific Cataract and Laser Institute, 1990-91

Robert L. Yolton
Faculty Emeritus / Professor of Psychophysiology
BS, University of Wisconsin, 1965
MA, California State University, 1966
PhD, University of Texas, 1975
OD, Massachusetts College of Optometry, 1975


Governance Document