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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.

Keshia Elder, O.D., M.S.

Aaron Franzel, O.D.

Christine Gavett, O.D.

Vinita Henry, O.D.

Edward Jarka, O.D., M.S. 

Thomas Landgraf, O.D.

Linda Marks, O.D.

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

Julie McGinnis, O.D.

Angel Novel-Simmons, O.D.

Mary Beth Rhomberg, O.D.

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

Founder Faculty

Ralph Garzia, O.D.


Part-Time Faculty

Javeria Azhar, O.D.

Brian Brunig, O.D.

Jennifer Bulmann, O.D.

Jamal Fox, O.D.

G. A. Franzel, O.D.

Beth Henderson, O.D.

Deborah Iadevito, M.Ed.

Chantel Jacques, O.D.

Jordan Jones, O.D.

Catherine Kerr-Niermann, O.D.

Lisa Klein, O.D.

Thomas LaRosa, Ph.D.

Raymond Myers, O.D

Tareq Nabhan, O.D.

Neelima Nallapaneni, M.D.

Eric Polk, O.D.

Sonia Salas, O.D.

Patrick Stark, 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.

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

Carol K. Peck, Ph.D.

Timothy A. Wingert, O.D.


Residents 2014-15

Cornea/Contact Lens Resident (UMSL)
Carl Kramer, O.D.

Pediatric/Binocular Vision Resident (UMSL)
Nathalie Findlater, O.D.

Children's Mercy Hospitals Pediatric Optometry (KC,MO)
Jennifer Vickers, O.D.

St. Louis VA Medical Center
Grant Hill, O.D.
Angela Demetrulias, O.D.

Kansas City VA Medical Center
Brittany Tounsel, OD
Taia Cordell, OD
Emily Williams, OD

Robert J. Dole VA Medical Center, Wichita, KS
Jenna Kampschneider,OD
Mary Doan, OD

Marion VA Medical Center, Marion, IL
Nate Aigner, O.D.
Linda Nguyen, O.D.