There is a world of difference between working in clinic while you’re a student and being alone as the optometrist in charge once you’ve taken on a professional position, says Kristen Burkholder, OD, of Columbus, Ohio.
Pamela Riedy, OD, MBA, loves to hear the questions that optometry students ask her.
When Nancy Solsaa, OD, decided to join America’s Best Contacts & Eyeglasses immediately after graduating from Illinois College of Optometry in 1995, she didn’t expect it to become the place
she would spend her career.
When Grace Kim, OD, joined National Vision Inc. 17 years ago, she was initially attracted to the job stability
provided. She has stayed because of the research.
By Carla Anderson, OD, of Atlanta, Georgia—I recently volunteered at the first vision screening that took place under a multiyear partnership between National Vision Inc. and the Boys & Girls Clubs of America (BCGA).
When Lauren Peluso, OD, first graduated from Salus University—at the time Pennsylvania College of Optometry—in 2005, she didn’t anticipate a career in a corporate optometry setting.
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