John P Lowery

John P. Lowery, OD, MEd, FAAO

UC Box 
Jefferson Hall 331
Areas I Teach 

Dr. Lowery is a graduate of Pacific University College of Optometry, where he also completed a teaching/clinical fellowship and earned a Master's of Education. In 1994, he joined a private practice in Silverton, Ore., specializing in pediatrics and rehabilitation. He has also served as director of the Oregon Lions Statewide Low Vision Clinic since 1995 providing educationally oriented low vision evaluations for visually impaired children. He joined the faculty at Pacific University in 1998 where he has taught courses in human development, clinical procedures, public health, pediatrics, low vision and vision-related learning disorders.

Dr. Lowery is a faculty advisor for the Amigos (Student VOSH) and has led many eye care mission to underserved populations all over the world.

Dr. Lowery is currently a professor and Chief of Pediatrics for Pacific University EyeClinics. His research interests include pediatric procedures, pediatric visual impairments, children with special needs and humanitarian vision care.

When not engaged in professional activities, Dr. Lowery enjoys photography, astronomy and outdoor activities with his wife and three boys.

What does he enjoy most about teaching at the College of Optometry?

"I find it very satisfying to help others achieve their potential. Each of our students will go on to improve the lives of thousands of people through enhanced visual function. To be a small part in shaping these bright young people for a successful future is a tremendous honor."


MEd, Pacific University, 1996

Teaching / Clinical Fellowship, Pacific University, 1994

OD, Pacific University, 1993

BS, University of California, 1988