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Stephanie Adams, OD, PhD

Dr. Adams is an assistant professor at Illinois College of Optometry. After earning a bachelor's degree at the University of Central Florida, Dr. Adams obtained her OD/PhD dual degree through New England College of Optometry and Boston University, conducting research on the protein expression of novel genetic associations with late-onset Alzheimer’s disease. She joined ICO as an assistant professor and clinical faculty member after completing a residency at the West Roxbury Boston VA Hospital.

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Finding Your Path to Academic Optometry: Career Profiles
Eyecare June 3rd, 2020
Finding Your Path to Academic Optometry: Career Profiles

We interviewed two optometrists working in academia to understand the opportunities, challenges, and benefits of this setting.