Alphabetical Listing


Full-Time Faculty

Carl Bassi, Ph.D.

Edward Bennett, O.D., M.S.Ed.

Kathleen Boland, O.D.

Erin Brooks, O.D., M.S.

Larry Davis, O.D.

Julie DeKinder, O.D.

Aaron Franzel, O.D.

Christine Gavett, O.D.

Casey Hamm, O.D.

Vinita Henry, O.D.

Edward Jarka, O.D., M.S. 

Catherine Kerr-Niermann, O.D.

Thomas Landgraf, O.D.

Linda Marks, O.D.

Linda Nguyen, O.D., M.S.

Angel Novel-Simmons, O.D.

Patrick Stark, O. D.

Mary Beth Rhomberg, O.D.

Erwin Wong, O.D., Ph.D.


Founders Faculty

Ralph Garzia, O.D.


Part-Time Faculty

Brian Brunig, O.D.

Jamal Fox, O.D.

Beth Henderson, O.D.

Deborah Iadevito, M.Ed.

Nathan Kirby, O.D.

Thomas LaRosa, Ph.D.

Judie Miles, O.D.

Tareq Nabhan, O.D.

Trista Pabisz, O.D.

Emily Pike, O.D.

Eric Polk, O.D.

Sonia Salas, O.D.

Gary Vogel, O.D.

Jeff Weaver, O.D., M.B.A., M.S.


Emeritus Faculty

Gary Bachman, O.D., M.S.

Jerry L. Christensen, O.D., Ph.D.

G. A. Franzel, O.D.

William F. Long, Ph.D., O.D.

W. Howard McAlister, O.D., M.P.H.

Raymond Myers, O.D

Carol K. Peck, Ph.D.

Timothy A. Wingert, O.D.


Residents 2017-18

Cornea/Contact Lens Resident (UMSL)
Ariel Cerenzie, O.D.

Pediatric/Binocular Vision Resident (UMSL)
Bethany Rosenthal, O.D.

Children's Mercy Hospitals Pediatric Optometry (KC,MO)
Marnie Harris, O.D.

St. Louis VA Medical Center
Amy Schaag, O.D.
Cailyn Katsev, O.D.

Kansas City VA Medical Center
Kate Oliver, O.D.
Hans Sleichter, O.D.
Grace Farrell, O.D.

Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center, Wichita, KS
Nicholas Steinshouer, O.D.
Bryce Krehbiel, O.D.

Marion VA Medical Center, Marion, IL
Corral Pucci, O.D.
Juna Aazi, O.D.