Dr. Linda Du (Assistant Clinical Professor), a graduate of The Ohio State College of Optometry, completed a Residency in Primary Care Optometry/Ocular Disease at the Marion Veterans’ Affairs Medical Center in southern Illinois.
She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry/Cell Biology with a minor in Science Education from the University of California, San Diego. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Missouri St Louis College of Optometry, Dr. Du completed a Master’s Degree in Vision Science investigating the effects of home-based computer Perceptual Therapy System II (PTS II) in grade-school children with below-average standardized performance in mathematics and reading.
Dr. Du has a diversity of interests including binocular vision, children's vision, ocular disease, geriatrics, as well as community health. She has traveled to Leon, Nicaragua as well as Llica and Uyuni in Bolivia to provide eye examinations to the local communities. Additionally, Dr. Du has given case presentations at several optometric conferences including American Academy of Optometry, Southeastern Congress of Optometry, and EastWest Eye Conference. She has experience as a staff optometrist in private practice as well as several commercial settings. Dr. Du is a candidate for fellowship with the American Academy of Optometry and is a member of the American Optometric and Missouri Optometric Associations.
At the College of Optometry at the University of Missouri St Louis, Dr. Du serves as a clinical preceptor to the third and fourth year students in the primary care, ocular disease, and pediatric clinics. She joint teaches the ocular motility course with Dr. Erin Brooks and laboratory for foundations of ocular and systemic disease and management with Dr. Rhomberg.