Dr. Casey Hamm attended Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois, where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. She then went on to attend the University of Missouri-St. Louis, earning membership in the Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society and the Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honors Society. Dr. Hamm completed a residency in Primary Care with emphasis in Ocular Disease at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
As a member of the UMSL College of Optometry faculty, Dr. Hamm enjoys a wide variety of clinical and didactic responsibilities. In the classroom, she is the instructor for Biochemistry (with ocular emphasis), as well as a co-instructor in the ocular disease course sequence. In lab, Dr. Hamm teaches clinical skills through the Clinical Optometry I course and ocular disease lab courses. At the UMSL Patient Care Center, Dr. Hamm oversees patient care for the third-year clinicians in Primary Care as well as the fourth-year clinicians in the Eye Health Management Services (EHMS) ocular disease clinic.
Dr. Hamm is a member of both the American Optometric and Missouri Optometric Associations, as well as the St. Louis Optometric Society. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.