Dr. Alex Harris

Alexander D. Harris Jr., O.D.
Associate Clinical Professor
Minority Affairs Advisor
Director of Externships

  • Dr. Harris is responsible for the operation of the Externship Program for fourth year students. This involves the planning and advisement of students while they are in their third year and monitoring their progress during the fourth year.

  • Dr. Harris is the Optometry College's contact person for Minority Affairs. This involves:

    • recruitment of students

    • counseling and advisement of optometry students

    • participation in community and school health fairs

    • participation in Career Day Programs

    • Advisor for the UMSL Chapter of the National Optometric Student Association

  • Dr. Harris is the 1997-98 Past-President of the St. Louis Optometric Society

Dr. Alexander D. Harris, Jr.
College of Optometry
University of Missouri-St. Louis
One University Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63121
Telephone: (314) 516-5603 Fax: (314) 516-5150
AHarris@umsl.edu