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Nancy McNamara, OD, PhD

Professor and Associate Dean for Student Affairs

School of Optometry

Jessica Rivers

Assistant Dean

Admissions and Student Affairs

Kait Guthrie

Associate Director, Optometry

Admissions and Student Affairs

Shanice Robinson

Assistant Director of Graduate Student Affairs

Admissions and Student Affairs

Patrik Donahue

Assistant Director of Admissions

Admissions and Student Affairs

Quelani Penland

Events Coordinator

Admissions and Student Affairs

Erica Diffenderfer

Coordinator

Admissions and Student Affairs