Stan Woo

Stan Woo

Director; School of Optometry & Vision Science

OD, MS, MBA

Email: stan.woo@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: (519) 888-4567 ext 45914
Fax: (519) 725-0624
Office: OPT 301

Jenniffer Fleet

Jenniffer Fleet

Administrative Officer; School of Optometry and Vision Science

E-mail: jfleet@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 42626
Fax: (519) 725-0784
Office: OPT 301

Vivian Choh

Vivian Choh

Associate Professor; Associate Director for Research

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

Email: vchoh@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: 519-888-4567 ext. 45005
Fax: 519-725-0784
Office: OPT 260

Lisa Christian

Lisa Christian

Associate Clinical Professor; Associate Director of Clinical Education

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

Email: lisa.christian@uwaterloo.ca

Kristine Dalton

Kristine Dalton

Associate Professor; Graduate Officer

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

John Flanagan

John Flanagan

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

BSc (Aston), PhD (Aston), 

FAAO, MCOptom

Email: jgflanag@uwaterloo.ca

Nadine Furtado

Nadine Furtado

Clinical Associate Professor; Head, Ocular Disease and Imaging Service

OD (SUNY), MSc (SUNY), FAAO

Email: nfurtado@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: (519) 888-4567 x49352
Fax: (519) 884-2727
Office: OPT 157

Lacey Haines

Lacey Haines

Assistant Clinical Professor

Email: lacey.haines@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 47487
Office: OPT 245

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

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

Email: jhovis@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 46768
Fax: (519) 725-0784
Office: OPT 261

Patricia Hrynchak

Patricia Hrynchak

Clinical Professor; Senior Teaching Fellow; Undergraduate Studies Officer

OD (Waterloo), FAAO

Email: hrynchak@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 42754
Fax: (519) 725-4365
Office: OPT 256

Chris Hudson

Chris Hudson

Professor

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

Natalie Hutchings

Associate Professor; Associate Director of Academics and Student Affairs

BSc (Aston), PhD (Aston), MCOptom

Elizabeth Irving

Elizabeth Irving

Professor

Professor (cross-appointment with Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering)

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

Deborah Jones

Deborah Jones

Clinical Professor

BSc, FCOptom (City, London), FAAO

Email: debbie.jones@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 45934
Fax: (519) 725-0624
Office: OPT 376

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Lyndon Jones

Professor; Director, Centre for Ocular Research & Education; University Research Chair; Adjunct Professor

Professor (cross-appointed with Biology, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, and Physics)
Director, Centre for Ocular Research & Education (CORE)
Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Engineering, McMaster University

Shamrozé Khan

Shamrozé Khan

Assistant Clinical Professor

Assistant Clinical Professor; Undergraduate Studies Officer; Fellow, American Academy of Optometry

BSc (Waterloo); OD (Waterloo)

Biography

tammy labreche

Tammy Labreche

Director, Centre for Sight Enhancement; Clinical Associate Professor

Email: tammy.labreche@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 37742
Fax: (519) 746-4365
Office: OPT 253

Vasudevan Lakshminarayanan

Vasudevan (Vengu) Lakshminarayanan

Professor

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

Susan Leat

Susan Leat

Adjunct Professor; Professor Emerita

BSc (Manchester), PhD (Cardiff), FAAOFCOptom

Telephone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 32040

Email: leat@uwaterloo.ca

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 x43186
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. 47940
Office: OPT 336

Paul Murphy

Paul Murphy

Professor; Graduate Officer, Optometry & Vision Science

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

William Ngo

William Ngo

Assistant Professor

OD (Waterloo), PhD (Waterloo)

Email: william.ngo@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: (519) 888-4567 ext. 40857
Fax: (519) 725-0624
Office: OPT 328

Biography:

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

Dr. Julie Shalhoub

Julie Shalhoub

Clinical Lecturer

Trefford Simpson

Trefford Simpson

Professor

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

Gina Sorbara

Gina Sorbara

Tribute to Dr. Gina Sorbara

The faculty, staff and students of the School of Optometry & Vision Science are mourning the loss of our dear friend and devoted colleague, Dr. Gina Sorbara. 

Marlee Spafford

Marlee Spafford

Professor; Special Advisor to the Provost, Student Experience

ODMSc (Waterloo), PhD (Toronto), FAAO

Email: marlee.spafford@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: (519) 888-4567 x46286
Fax: (519) 725-0784
Office: OPT 337
Lab: OPT 247

Andre Stanberry

Andre Stanberry

Clinical Associate Professor; Clinic Director

Biography

Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson

Professor

Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Ophthalmology, McGill University

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

BSc (Sussex), PhD (Sussex)

Dr. Lisa Woo

Lisa Woo

Clinical Lecturer; Clinic Head, Health Sciences Optometry Clinic (Kitchener)

OD (Houston)

Email: lisa.woo@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: (519) 888-4567 x46813

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.

William Bobier.

William Bobier

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

OD (Waterloo), PhD (Cambridge), FAAO

Dr. Murchison Callender

Murchison Callender

Professor Emeritus, Adjunct Professor

Professor Emeritus, School of Optometry & Vision Science, University of Waterloo
Adjunct Professor, School of Optometry & Vision Science, University of 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)

Desmond Fonn

Desmond Fonn

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

MOptomFAAO

Email: dfonn@uwaterloo.ca

Dr. Desmond Fonn retired in December 2010 from the Waterloo School of Optometry & Vision Science. Since his arrival in 1986, he established himself as an outstanding leader, teacher and researcher in contact lenses.

Thomas Freddo

Thomas Freddo

Professor Emeritus

OD (New England), PhD (Boston), FAAO

Rodger Pace

Rodger Pace

Professor Emeritus

OD (Waterloo)

Email: rpace@uwaterloo.ca
 

Biography

Ann Plotkin

Ann Plotkin

Professor Emeritus

Email: aplotkin@uwaterloo.ca
Telephone: 
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Barb Robinson

Barbara Robinson

Professor Emeritus

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

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

Jacob Sivak

Jacob Sivak

Distinguished Professor Emeritus

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

Graham Strong

Graham Strong

Distinguished 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)

T. David Williams

Professor Emeritus

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

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.

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