Vision Science | PhD Faculty

Ryan Bulson
Associate Professor
503-352-2830

Dr. Bulson is 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. 

Pat Caroline
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.

Karl Citek
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.

Ken Eakland
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.

Denise Goodwin
Professor
503-352-3070

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

John Hayes
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.

William Hefner
Associate Professor/Director of Eye Clinic Cornelius
503-352-2984

Dr. Hefner is an Associate Professor of the College of Optometry and the Director of the Cornelius Eye Clinic.

Aimee Ho
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.

Fraser Horn
Interim Dean/Professor
503-352-3133

Dr. Fraser Horn is the Interim Dean of the College of Optometry. Along with his passion for teaching, he has a passion for sports vision and ocular disease.

James Kundart
Professor
503-352-2759

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

Matthew Lampa
Professor
503-352-2278

Matthew Lampa is a Professor at the Pacific University College of Optometry and is a member of the Contact Lens team.

Chunming Liu
Associate Professor
503-352-2880

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

John P Lowery
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. 

Caroline Ooley
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.

Lisa Sardinia
Associate Professor of Biology
503-352-2729

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Yu-Chi Tai
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

Shun-nan Yang
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.