Optometry | OD Faculty

Associate Professor
503-352-2243

Mark P. Andre has more than 30 years of experience in the field of contact lenses.

Part-Time Assistant Professor
503-691-0577

Craig Bowen teaches practice management and maintains an optometry practice in Portland.

Part-Time Assistant Professor

Tad Buckingham, OD is an part-time assistant professor with the College of Optometry.

Associate Professor
503-352-2830

Dr. Bulson is currently an associate professor at the Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon, where he serves as lead instructor for the Clinical Optometric Methods and Procedures course for first year optometry students. In this role, he also serves as clinical attending doctor in a variety of services, including primary eye care, ocular disease, vision therapy, and pediatrics. He is a graduate of the State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry and completed his residency in hospital based primary care optometry at the Portland Veterans Hospital in Portland, Oregon, where he continues to serve America's veterans today. He has also previously served as the Chief of Optometry at the Jonathan C Wainwright Veterans Hospital in Walla Walla, WA. His Master's thesis investigated the role of retinal defocus (blurred vision) during simulated athletic performance. He continues to pursue research investigating the role of vision in sports, as well as the visual and ocular anomalies associated with traumatic brain injury (TBI) in veterans returning from the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. In addition, he is a consultant for the EyePACS Tele-Retina imaging program, which screens for sight threatening conditions in indigent populations. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a member of the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG).

Professor
503-352-2035

Price 105

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Associate Professor
503-352-2768

Patrick Caroline serves as an associate professor at Pacific University College of Optometry. He team-teaches the contact lens curriculum.

Professor
503-352-2126

Dr. Karl Citek teaches optics and environmental vision and supervises student interns in the Pacific EyeTrends Forest Grove Low Vision Clinic.

Assistant Professor and Director of Low Vision, Washington School for the Blind
503-352-3065

Christi Closson OD is an Assistant Professor at the College of Optometry.

Adjunct Clinical Instructor

Bernard Conway OD is an adjunct clinical instructor with the College of Optometry.

Adjunct Clinical Instructor

Rita Cook, OD is an adjunct clinical instructor with the College of Optometry.

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Professor
503-352-2771

Scott Cooper's areas of expertise and research include visual performance, visual perception, vision and learning, and case analysis.

Dean & Professor
503-352-2770

Jennifer Coyle is the Dean of the Pacific University College of Optometry. Dr. Coyle, a graduate of Pacific University, completed a residency in contact lenses at the same institution and a Master's of Science in Clinical Optometry.  She team-taught the contact lens didactic, laboratory and clinical curriculum for 14 years at Pacific University.

Part-Time Assistant Professor
503-352-3056

A former veterinary technician, Dr. Davis is an optometrist who completed teaching fellowships at Pacific University and works in private practice. She is a Part-Time Assistant Professor at the College of Optometry, and is an optometric physician in a private practice in the Portland metro area.

Associate Professor Department Chair
503-352-3171

Price 107

Part-Time Assistant Professor

Dr. Doll teaches laboratories and lectures regarding ocular disease and procedural techniques, and she is the lead instructor for the elective course, Spanish for the Eye Care Practitioner.

Professor
503-352-2193

Dr. Eakland is well known for his interest in cutting-edge technology. He was the associate dean for clinical programs at the College of Optometry from 1999-2013 and served as interim dean in 2006.

Professor
503-352-3007

Dr. Erickson is a faculty member in the College of Optometry and an optometric physician in a primary care private practice.

Professor
503-352-3197

Dr. Erickson is an expert in sports vision, and his research interests also include pediatric optometry, binocular vision and vision therapy.

Professor
503-352-3070

Dr. Goodwin is involved in our neurology and procedures curriculum.

Associate Professor
503-352-2280

Price 106

Adjunct Clinical Instructor

 Candace Hamel, OD is an adjunct clinical instructor with the College of Optometry.

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Professor
503-352-2972

Dr. Hayes is a member of the Vision Ergonomics Research Group and teaches evidence-based optometry, public health and research methods.

Assistant Professor
503-352-2984

Dr. Hefner is an Assistant Professor of the College of Optometry.

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Assistant Professor
503-352-3059

Dr. Ho is an Assistant Professor with the College of Optometry who received her Doctor of Optometry degree in 2012 from the University of California, Berkeley, School of Optometry after earning her BS degree in Biochemistry/Cell Biology from the University of California, San Diego.

Associate Professor/Associate Dean of Academic Programs
503-352-3133

Dr. Fraser Horn is Associate Dean of Academic Programs. Along with his passion for teaching, he has a passion for sports vision and ocular disease.

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Assistant Professor/Director, EyeClinic Hillsboro
503-352-2843

Dr. Kenning, a Pacific University graduate, completed a residency at the Veterans Administration St. Louis Health Care System in primary care and geriatric disease.  She later served as Director of their weekend referral clinic that was developed to increase access to care for veterans with eye health needs.

Associate Professor/Director, Pacific EyeClinic Forest Grove
503-352-3140

Dr. Kinoshita is an associate professor and serves as the Director of the Pacific Eye Clinic in Forest Grove and as an instructor for the Patient Care and Contact Lens courses.

Assistant Professor/Director, Pacific EyeClinic Portland
503-352-2517

Scott Klemens is an Assistant Professor for the College of Optometry.

Professor
503-352-2759

Dr. Kundart teaches several new courses in optometry, keeping the college on the cutting edge of the profession.

Associate Professor
503-352-2278

Matthew Lampa is a Pacific University College of Optometry alumnus now serving as a member of the faculty.

Professor Emeritus
503-352-2751

Hannu Laukkanen is a professor emeritus of optometry who has published several articles and serves as an expert on brain injury cases.

Associate Professor/Director, Pacific EyeClinic Beaverton
503-352-1693

Dr. Littlefield serves as the Director of the Beaverton EyeClinic.

Associate Professor
503-352-2880

Dr. Liu is currently an associate professor at the Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon.

Associate Professor
503-352-2189

Maria Liu is an Associate Professor at Pacific University College of Optometry, and is the founder of UC Berkeley's Myopia Control Clinic, the first of such nationwide. She received her bachelor's degree of Clinical Medicine from Peking University, her OD from Pacific University, and her PhD and MPH from UC Berkeley.  She is a world-renowned clinical researcher in the field of myopia and her focus is on the impact of complex multifocal environments on emmetropization and myopia development, as well as novel optical and pharmaceutical treatments in myopia retardation.

Professor
503-352-2510

Dr. Lonsberry is a Professor for the College of Optometry and was named the Pacific Eye Clinic Portland Director in 2005. Prior to joining Pacific University he was an assistant professor at Southern College of Optometry, where he was the instructor for Anterior Segment Disease courses and named Teacher of the Year for 6 years in a row. During his time at SCO, he completed a Masters in Education degree with an emphasis in Post-Secondary Education.  Dr. Lonsberry also practiced at a vitreoretinal surgery and low vision rehabilitation practice.

Adjunct Clinical Instructor

Alan Love, OD is an adjunct clinical instructor with the College of Optometry.

Professor
503-352-3139

Dr. Lowery is chief of pediatrics for the Pacific University EyeClinics, and his research interests include pediatric procedures, pediatric visual impairments, children with special needs and humanitarian vision care. 

Associate Professor
503-352-2119

Paula Luke is an Associate Professor of Optometry at Pacific University.  She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology from Montana State University in Bozeman, MT and completed her Doctor of Optometry degree at Pacific University College of Optometry, as well as her post-doctoral residency in Pediatrics, Vision Therapy and Visual Rehabilitation.

Assistant Professor/Director of Community Outreach
503-352-2173

Sara Martin is director of community outreach and an assistant professor in the College of Optometry.

Assistant Professor
503-352-2791

Caroline Ooley, OD, FAAO is an Assistant Professor with the College of Optometry. She completed her undergraduate degree at the University of California at San Diego with a B.S. in Human Biology and double minors in Health Care/Social Issues and Spanish Literature. She then went on to complete a doctorate degree in optometry from Pacific University College of Optometry.

Adjunct Clinical Instructor

Scott Overton, OD is an adjunct clinical instructor with the College of Optometry.

Part-Time Assistant Professor
503-352-3056

Scott Pike is a part-time assistant professor of optometry. He also runs a non-profit charitable organization, Enfoque Ixcán, and leads a group of optometry students from Amigos Eye Care on a mission trip to Guatemala each year.

Associate Professor
503-352-2729

Strain 302

Adjunct Clinical Instructor

Paul Shih, OD is an adjunct clinical instructor with the College of Optometry.

Adjunct Clinical Instructor

Sarah Pajot, OD is an adjunct clinical instructor with the College of Optometry.

Assistant Professor
503-352-3053

Dr. Shinoda is an Assistant Professor in the College of Optometry.

Part-Time Assistant Professor

Neeru Shore is a part-time assistant professor in the College of Optometry.

Associate Professor/Director of Vision Science Graduate Programs
503-352-2289

Yu-Chi Tai MA, PhD is an associate professor and director of the Vision Science Graduate Programs with the College of Optometry

Professor Emeritus/Associate Dean of Clinical Programs, Distinguished University Professor
503-352-2013

Carole Timpone's expertise is in ocular disease, glaucoma and primary care optometry.

Associate Professor/Director of Applied Vision Science Program and VPI Research
503-352-2852

Dr. Yang’s research and graduate work is on cognitive neuroscience with emphasis on cognitive control of eye movements in reading.

Professor
503-352-2792

Lorne Yudcovitch is Pacific's ocular disease clinical attending doctor. His expertise is in advanced ocular imaging, diabetes and glaucoma management, eye disease pharmacological treatment, and pediatric examinations.

Adjunct Clinical Instructor

Suzanne Zamberlan OD is an adjunct clinical instructor with the College of Optometry