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Deborah Jones

Deborah Jones

Clinical Professor; Interim Director, School of Optometry and Vision Science

FCOptom (City, London), FAAO

Lisa Christian

Lisa Christian

Clinical Associate Professor; Associate Director for Clinical Programs

Head, Binocular Vision clinic

Head, Ocular Disease and Therapeutics Clinic Externship

BSc (Queen's), OD (Illinois), FCOVD, FAAO

Chris Hudson

Chris Hudson

Professor; Associate Director for Research

Professor, Dept. of Ophthalmology and Vision Science, University of Toronto
Director of Retinal Research, University Health Network
Scientist, Toronto Western Research Institute
BSc (Aston), PhD (Aston), 
MCOptomFAAOPgCUT (Ulster)

Natalie Hutchings

Associate Professor; (Acting) Associate Director, Academics; School of Optometry and Vision Science

BSc (Aston), PhD (Aston), MCOptom

William Bobier.

William Bobier

Professor

Cross appointment with Physics
OD (Waterloo), PhD (Cambridge), FAAO

Vivian Choh

Vivian Choh

Associate Professor

BSc (Toronto), MSc (Toronto), PhD (Waterloo)

B. Ralph Chou

B. Ralph Chou

Professor Emeritus

BSc (Toronto), OD (Waterloo), MSc (Waterloo)

Email: bchou@uwaterloo.ca
 

Anthony Cullen

Anthony Cullen

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Formerly:
Professor of Optometry
Professor of Biology (cross-appointment)
Professor of Systems Design Engineering (cross-appointment)

Kristine Dalton

Kristine Dalton

Assistant Professor

OD (Waterloo), PhD (Aston University), MCOptom, FAAO, FBCLA

Email: kndalton@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 37915
Fax: (519) 725-0784
Office: OPT 327

Jenniffer Fleet

Jenniffer Fleet

Administrative Officer; School of Optometry and Vision Science

E-mail: jfleet@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 32626
Fax: (519) 725-0784
Office: OPT 301

Desmond Fonn

Desmond Fonn

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

MOptomFAAO

Email: dfonn@uwaterloo.ca
 

Additional information

A description of publications and a biography is available at the Centre for Contact Lens Research website.

Thomas Freddo

Thomas Freddo

Professor Emeritus

OD (New England), PhD (Boston), FAAO

Nadine Furtado.

Nadine Furtado

Assistant Clinical Professor; Head, Ocular Disease & Imaging Service

Head, Ocular Disease & Imaging Service 

OD (SUNY), MSc (SUNY), FAAO

Email: nfurtado@uwaterloo.ca

Telephone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 39352

Fax: (519) 884-2727

Office: OPT 157

Kenneth Hadley

Ken Hadley

Lecturer

Email: kdhadley@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 36764
Fax: (519) 746-4365
Office: OPT 157

Lacey Haines

Lacey Haines

Assistant Clinical Professor

Biography

Denise Hileeto

Denise Hileeto

Clinical Associate Professor; Admissions Officer

MD, MSc

Email: denise.hileeto@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 31930
Fax: (519) 725-0624
Office:  OPT 336

Jeff Hovis

Jeff Hovis

Associate Professor; Undergraduate Officer

OD (Ohio State), MS (Ohio State), PhD (Indiana), FAAO

Email: jhovis@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 36768
Fax: (519) 725-0784
Office: OPT 261

Patricia Hrynchak

Patricia Hrynchak

Clinical Professor; Teaching Fellow

OD (Waterloo), FAAO

Email: hrynchak@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 32754
Fax: (519) 725-4365
Office: OPT 256

Elizabeth Irving

Elizabeth Irving

Professor

Professor (cross-appointment with Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering)

OD (Waterloo), MSc (Waterloo), PhD (Waterloo) 

Lyndon Jones

Lyndon Jones

Professor; Director, Centre for Contact Lens Research; Adjunct Professor

Professor (cross-appointed with Biology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and Physics)
Director, Centre for Contact Lens Research (CCLR)
Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Engineering, McMaster University

Shamrozé Khan

Shamrozé Khan

Assistant Clinical Professor

Assistant Clinical Professor; Awards Officer; Fellow, American Academy of Optometry

BSc (Waterloo); OD (Waterloo)

Biography

tammy labreche

Tammy Labreche

Clinical Associate Professor

Email: tammy.labreche@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 37742
Fax: (519) 746-4365
Office: OPT 160

Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan

Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan

Professor

Professor (cross-appointed with Physics, Systems Design Engineering, and Electrical and Computer Engineering)
PhD

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Susan Leat

Professor; Head of Residencies

BSc (Manchester), PhD (Cardiff), FAAOFCOptom Email: leat@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 32040
Fax: (519) 725-0784
Office: OPT 377
Labs: OPT 251, ext. 36760 and OPT 372, ext. 32189

Sarah Maciver

Sarah MacIver

Clinical Associate Professor

Head, Primary Care Health Sciences Optometry Clinic
BSc, ODFAAO

Email: smaciver@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 33186
Fax: (519) 725-0624
Office:  OPT 247A

Daphne McCulloch

Daphne McCulloch

Professor

OD (Waterloo), PhD (Indiana)

Email: daphne.mcculloch@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: 519-888-4567 ext. 37940
Office: OPT 336

Paul Murphy

Paul Murphy

Professor

BSc (Cardiff), MBA (South Wales), PhD (Glasgow Caledonian), PGCE (TLTM) Glasgow Caledonian), FCOptom, FAAO, FEAOO, FBCLA

Rodger Pace

Rodger Pace

Professor Emeritus

OD (Waterloo), FAAO

Email: rpace@uwaterloo.ca
 

Biography

Ann Plotkin

Ann Plotkin

Professor Emeritus

Email: aplotkin@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: 
Office:

C. Lisa Prokopich

C. Lisa Prokopich

Clinical Professor

OD (Waterloo), MSc (Waterloo)

Email: clp@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 35153
Fax: (519) 884-2727
Office: OPT 373

Barb Robinson

Barbara Robinson

Associate Professor

OD (Waterloo), MPH (Washington), 
PhD (Washington)

Email: robinson@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 32057
Fax: (519) 725-0784

Trefford Simpson

Trefford Simpson

Professor

Dip Optom (Wits Technikon), 
MSc (Houston), PhD (Houston)

Jacob Sivak

Jacob Sivak

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Adjunct Professor (cross-appointment with Biology)

Gina Sorbara

Gina Sorbara

Associate Professor

Head, Contact Lens Clinic
OD (Waterloo), MSc (Waterloo) 

Email: gsorbara@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 33085
Fax: (519) 746-5977

Marlee Spafford

Marlee Spafford

Professor

Associate Dean of Science, Undergraduate Studies

Professor

ODMSc (Waterloo), PhD (Toronto), FAAO

Andre Stanberry

Andre Stanberry

Clinical Associate Professor; Clinic Director

Biography

Graham Strong

Graham Strong

Professor Emeritus

Past Director, Centre for Sight Enhancement
Adjunct Research Scientist, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute (TRI)
Vice President, National Accreditation Council for Blindness and Low Vision Services (NAC)
ODMSc (Waterloo)

Associate Professor Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson

Associate Professor; Graduate Officer

Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Ophthalmology, McGill University

Associate Professor, Dept. of Optometry and Vision Science, University of Auckland

BSc (Sussex), PhD (Sussex)

Rick Wiggins

Rick Wiggins

Lecturer

BSc (Queen's)

Email: rwiggins@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 36269
Fax: (519) 746-4365
Office: OPT 159

T. David Williams

Professor Emeritus

OD (COO), MSc (Indiana), PhD (Indiana) 

Dr. Clair Bobier

Dr. Clair Bobier

Professor Emeritus (deceased)

Clair was born in Moosomin, Saskatchewan, and received his Diploma of Optometry in 1948 from the Ontario College of Optometry in Toronto, the predecessor to the School. During his first year of private practice, Clair began sharing his methodical, analytical approach to clinical practice with the students at the College.

Dr. Emerson Woodruff

Dr. Emerson Woodruff

Professor Emeritus (deceased)

Dr. Emerson Woodruff was a widely known and highly respected Canadian optometrist, educator and scientist before his recent passing in 2005. After practicing optometry in southern Ontario from 1950 to 1962, Emerson left private practice to teach and pursue a PhD degree in physiological optics at Indiana University. He joined the faculty of the School of Optometry in 1967.

Diana Royce

Diana Royce

Strategic Planning Consultant

Ed.D. (Toronto)

E-mail: deerfieldgroup@sympatico.ca

Biography

Diana Royce is President of The Deerfield Group Inc., a boutique management consulting firm, based in Burlington, Ontario.

David Timms

David Timms

Director of Advancement, Science

E-mail: david.timms@uwaterloo.ca

Telephone: 519-888-4567, ext. 33173

Office: ESC 252G​

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