Patricia Hrynchak

Patricia Hrynchak
Clinical Professor
Location: OPT 256
Phone: 519-888-4567 x42754

Biography

Patricia Hrynchak is a Clinical Professor at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of Waterloo. She graduated with her optometry degree from the School of Optometry and Vision Science at the University of Waterloo and obtained her MSc (Health Practitioner Teacher Education) from the University of Toronto. Her clinical focus is currently in low vision and she has worked extensively in primary care. Her classroom teaching includes case analysis and clinical techniques. She is the recipient of multiple teaching awards. Her research interests include the scholarship of teaching and learning, public health, and refractive development of the human visual system.

Research Interests

  • Clinical education
  • Clinical procedures
  • Optical coherence tomography

Education

  • OD (Waterloo), MScCH(HPTE), FAAO, DipOE

Service

  • Registered optometrist, O.D. (Waterloo)
  • Supervising clinician
  • Clinical interests: low vision and primary care optometry

Teaching*

  • OPTOM 255L - Diseases of the Eye 2 Laboratory
    • Taught in 2022
  • OPTOM 262 - Clinical Techniques 3
    • Taught in 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • OPTOM 342A - Case Analysis and Optometric Therapies 1
    • Taught in 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023
  • OPTOM 342B - Case Analysis and Optometric Therapies 2
    • Taught in 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023

* Only courses taught in the past 5 years are displayed.