Minor Hall Window Photographs
As we celebrate 100 years of optometry & vision science at Berkeley, we would like to recognize and thank all the members of our community, who collectively have taken part in the success of our school. The photographs on our building represent a small fraction of the faculty, staff, students, and alumni that, since 1923, have contributed to a century-long legacy of groundbreaking research, clinical excellence, and unparalleled education in optometry and vision science.
Jorge Cuadros, OD, PhD
Dr. Cuadros is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Optometry, and the Director of Clinical Informatics Research.
Yue (Maria) Liu, OD, PhD
Dr. Liu is an Associate Professor of Clinical Optometry and Vision Science and Chief of the Myopia Control Clinic.
Dennis M. Levi, OD, PhD
Dr. Levi is a Professor of Optometry and Vision Science, Professor of Neuroscience, and former dean of of the School of Optometry and Vision Science.
Vicki L. Hughes, OD
Dr. Hughes is an Alumni Board Member at the Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry and Vision Science and a past president of the National Optometric Association.
Herbert Wertheim, OD
Dr. Wertheim is an American optometrist, inventor, billionaire businessman, philanthropist, and the founder and president of Brain Power Incorporated (BPI). To honor his landmark gift of $50M, the school was named the Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry and Vision Science in 2021.
Christina S. Wilmer, OD, FAAO
Dr. Wilmer is a Clinical Professor of Optometry and Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs. Dr. Wilmer is also the Director of Affiliated Residency Programs, Chief of the Tang Eye Center, Chief Mentor of Primary Care Residency, and Designated Clinic Director.
Marvin R. Poston, OD
Dr. Poston is a Member, Berkeley Optometry Hall of Fame and the first black optometrist to receive his training at Berkeley.
Jennie Chai Louie Mew, BS
Dr. Mew was the first woman, first Asian woman, and youngest graduate to earn a degree from Berkeley Optometry.
Teresa Puthussery, OD, PhD
Dr. Puthussery is an Assistant Professor of Optometry and Vision Science.
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Kuniyoshi Kanai, OD, FAAO
Dr. Kanai is an Assistant Clinical Professor for the School of Optometry and Vision Science.
Meredith Morgan, OD, PhD, FAAO
Dr. Morgan is a former dean and charter member of the Berkeley Optometry Hall of Fame, who graduated summa cum laude from Berkeley Optometry in 1934.
Pamela Fong, OD
Dr. Fong is a member of the Leadership Circle. In 2002, the Pamela and Kenneth Fong Optometry and Health Sciences Library opened in Minor Hall.
Gerald Westheimer, OD, PhD, FAAO
Dr. Westheimer is a Clinical Professor Emeritus of Optometry and Professor of Neurobiology.
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Eloisa is a third-year Optometry (OD) student at the Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry and Vision Science.
Jorge Otero-Millan, PhD
Dr. Otero-Millan is an Assistant Professor of Optometry and Vision Science.
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Marlena Chu, OD, FAAO
Dr. Chu is an Assistant Clinical Professor, Chief of Low Vision Services and Chief Mentor for the Ian L. Bailey Low Vision Residency.
Cristen Adams, OD
Dr. Adams graduated from the Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry and Vision Science in 2016.
Angelica is the Patient Services Manager at the Meredith W. Morgan University Eye Center, and serves on Berkeley Optometry’s Council for Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging (DEIB).
Michael G. Harris, OD, JD, MS, FAAO
Dr. Harris is Professor Emeritus at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, and the Mayor of Pleasant Hill, California.
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Orneika is a PhD student at the School of Optometry and Vision Science.
Suzanne Fleiszig, OD, PhD, FAAO
Dr. Fleiszig is a Professor of Optometry and Vision Science.
Anthony J. Adams, OD, PhD, FAAO
Dr. Adams served as the Assistant Dean (1985–92) and Dean of the UC Berkeley School of Optometry (1992–2001).
Ciel leads the school’s Development and Alumni Relations team, which is responsible for fundraising and alumni engagement.
Rev. Dr. Clyde Oden, Jr., OD
Dr. Oden is the 2022 Alumnus of the year, a member of UC Berkeley School of Public Health’s anti-racism working group, and serves on Berkeley Optometry’s DEIB Council.
Anne Mika Moy, OD, FAAO
Dr. Moy is a Clinical Professor; Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs; Resident Mentor; and Chair of the Curriculum Committee.
Gunilla Haegerstrom-Portnoy, OD, PhD, FAAO
Dr. Haegerstrom-Portnoy is Professor Emeritus of Optometry and Vision Science and former Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.
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Ahmad is a third-year student (OD 2024). Ahmad’s efforts led to the opening of Berkeley Optometry’s historic Prayer and Meditation Room.
Maxwell is a PhD student at the School of Optometry and Vision Science.Return to Main Centennial Page