Dr. Marks completed her undergraduate and post-graduate education at Ferris State University in Big Rapids, Michigan, earning her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Michigan College of Optometry in 2002.
After graduation, she completed the pediatric/binocular vision residency at the University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry and joined the clinical faculty at the College in August 2003.
Dr. Marks’ instructional responsibilities include didactic and clinical education in diagnosis and management of binocular vision anomalies, in addition to primary and secondary care of pediatric patients. Her primary interests include vision therapy and treatment of patients with amblyopia, strabismus, learning-related vision disorders. She serves as the Coordinator of Pediatric Vision Screenings in addition to examining children on the college’s Mobile Eye Clinic.
Dr. Marks is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and serves as the faculty advisor to the UMSL-College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) student chapter.