Residency Fair Participating Programs

2022 NAVAO Virtual Residency Fair Series

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Date: Nov 9, 2022 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Residency Directors and Programs

VA Location Residency Director Residency Program
Birmingham VA (Birmingham, AL) Bethany Martinez, OD Vision Rehabilitation with emphases in Low Vision Rehabilitation and Ocular Disease
Cleveland VA (Cleveland, OH) Rachael Canania, OD Ocular Disease
Erie VA (Erie, PA) Delia Landy, OD Primary Eye Care and Ocular Disease
James H Quillen VA (Mountain Home, TN) Larry Bennett, OD Primary Eye Care and Ocular Disease
John Dingell VA (Detroit, MI) Jaime Zadoff, OD Primary Eye Care and Ocular Disease
Lake City VA (Lake City, FL) Nirmani Karunathilake, OD Primary Eye Care and Low Vision
Lebannon VA (Lebannon, PA) Daniel Petley, OD Ocular Disease and Low Vision Rehabilitation
Lexington VA (Lexington, KY) Ashley Rone, OD Ocular Disease
Maine Health Care System Togus (August, ME) Laura Dowd, OD Primary Eye Care and Ocular Disease
Malcolm Randall VA (Gainesville, FL) Susannah Freeman, OD Primary Eye Care
Tuscaloosa VA (Tuscaloosa, AL) Lisa Schifanella, OD Ocular Disease with emphases in Primary Eye Care and Retina
Orlando VA (Orlando, FL) John Spalding, OD Ocular Disease with emphases in Primary Eye Care and Geriatrics
W.G. (Bill) Hefner VAMC (Salisbury, NC) Jeffrey Joy, OD Primary Eye Care and Ocular Disease
Wilmington VAMC (Wilmington, DE) Rajni Acharya, OD Ocular Disease with emphasis in Glaucoma and Retina

 

Date: Nov 15, 2022 06:00 PM Central Time (US and Canada)

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Residency Directors and Programs

VA Location Residency Director Residency Program
Albuquerque VA (Albuquerque, NM) Stacy Washington, OD Primary Eye Care
Doris Miller VA (Waco, TX) Erika Jones, OD Ocular Disease
Illiana (Danville, IL) Guadalupe Mejia, OD Ocular Disease
Jack C. Montgomery VA (Muskogee, OK) Melissa Turner, OD Primary Eye Care and Ocular Disease
Jesse Brown VA and Edward Hines, Jr. VAH Blind Rehabilitation Center (Chicago and Hines, IL) Jennifer Brown, OD Ocular Disease/Low Vision Rehabilitation/Contact Lenses
Kansas City VA (Kansas City, MO) Timothy Harkins, OD Ocular Disease with emphases in Glaucoma and Low Vision
Michael E. DeBakey VA (Houston, TX) Bhagya Segu, OD Primary Eye Care with emphasis in Ocular Disease
Salt Lake City (Salt Lake City, UT) D. Lee Tanner, OD Primary Eye Care, Cornea, Contact Lenses
St. Louis VA (St. Louis, MO) Allison Schafers, OD Primary Eye Care with emphasis in Ocular Disease
Texas Valley Coastal Bend Health Care System (Harlingen, TX) Michael Wingard, OD Ocular Disease
Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks, Fayetteville (Fayetteville, AR) Marcus Cooke, OD Primary Eye Care and Ocular Disease
Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks, Springfield (Springfield, MO) Brittany Setzer, OD Primary Eye Care and Ocular Disease

Date: Dec 12, 2022 05:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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Residency Directors and Programs

VA Location Residency Director Residency Program
Central California Health Care System  (Fresno, CA) Deana Lum, OD Ocular Disease
Long Beach VA (Long Beach, CA) Edward Chu, OD Primary Eye Care and Low Vision Rehabilitation
Palo Alto Health Care System (Palo Alto, CA) David Yang, OD Ocular Disease/Geriatric Optometry/Low Vision Rehabilitation and
Ocular Disease/ NeuroOptometry/Brain Injury Vision Rehabilitation
Portland VA (Portland, OR) Weon Jun, OD Primary Care and Ocular Disease
San Francisco VA (San Francisco, CA) Andrew Mick, OD Ocular Disease
Sepulveda VA Ambulatory Care Center (Sepulvada, CA) Steven Ferrucci, OD Primary Eye Care and Ocular Disease
Sierra Nevada Health Care System, Reno (Reno, NV) Joan Browne, OD Hospital-Based Optometry
Sierra Vista Community Based Outpatient Clinic (Sierra Vista, AZ) Mark McKenzie, OD Ocular Disease with emphasis in Primary Care
Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, Tucson (Tucson, AZ) Danielle Weiler, OD Ocular Disease with emphasis in Vision Rehabilitation
Southern Oregon Rehabilitation Center and Clinics (White City, OR) Aaron Severson, OD Primary Eye Care and Ocular Disease

Date: Dec 15, 2022 06:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Residency Directors and Programs

VA Location Residency Director Residency Program
Battle Creek VA (Battle Creek, MI) Molly McGinty-Tauren, OD Ocular Disease
Bedford VA (Bedford, MA) Paul Colburn, OD Ocular Disease with emphasis in Primary Care
Boston Healthcare System, Jamaica Plain (Boston, MA) Tak Chau, OD Ocular Disease and Primary Care
Cincinnati VA (Cincinnati, OH) Matt Horton, OD Ocular Disease
Dayton VA (Dayton, OH) Rebecca Diller, OD Ocular Disease
Hudson Valley Health Care System (Montrose and Wappingers Falls, NY) Jean Jung, OD Primary Care and Ocular Disease
Maine VA (Augusta, ME) Pat Smith, OD Primary Care and Ocular Disease
New Jersey Healthcare System (East Orange and Lyons, NJ) Malinda Cafiero-Chin, OD Primary Eye Care with emphases in Ocular Disease and Low Vision
Providence VA (Providence, RI) Amanda Hunter, OD Ocular Disease
Salem VA (Salem, VA) Alicia Greene, OD Primary Care and Ocular Disease
W.G. (Bill) Hefner VAMC (Salisbury, NC) Jeffrey Joy, OD Primary Care and Ocular Disease
Wilmington Delaware VA (Wilmington, DE) Rajni Acharya, OD Ocular Disease with emphases in Glaucoma and Retina