Christine Gavett, O.D.
Dr. Gavett graduated from UMSL in 1991, earning both a B.S. in Biology and Doctorate in Optometry. She explored a wide variety of primary care clinical settings prior to joining the faculty at UMSL in 2008. After graduation, she worked in private practices (both primary care and behavioral), commerical settings, and also provided optometric care to incarcerated individuals within the Missouri Department of Corrections for nine years.
Utilizing her background as an LPN (1978-1991), Dr. Gavett provides primary care supervisionfor third and fourth year student clinicians at various clinics, while providing charting documentation oversight and electronic medical record instruction to students and faculty. Dr. Gavett counsels fourth year students while on externship and facilitates discovery-based patient scenarios and preclinic training with first and second year students.
Dr. Christine Gavett