Tammy Pifer Than, M.S., O.D., F.A.A.O.

DEPARTMENT OF OPTOMETRY
 

 Tammy Pifer Than, M.S., O.D., F.A.A.O.
Associate Professor, Optometry

Contact Information:
Academic Office - (205) 934-2941
Patient Services/Appointments:
UAB Eye Care - (205) 975-2020

Physical Address:
513 Henry Peters Building
1716 University Boulevard

Mailing Address:
HPB 513
1530 Third Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294-0010


Biographical Sketch:

Education:
BS – Waynesburg College, Waynesburg, PA
MS in Physical Chemistry – West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 
OD – Southern College of Optometry, Memphis, TN
Residency – NSU College of Optometry, Tahlequah, OK

Administrative Responsibilities:

Director, Continuing Education

Scholarly Activity:

Teaching:
Primary Care and Ocular Disease Clinics
Advanced Clinical Procedures Lecture and Lab

Research:
Research interests are in the area of ocular pharmacology including drug delivery systems and ocular disease, in particular anterior segment disease.

Recent Publications:

Than TP, Bartlett JD "Chapter 6: Local Anesthesia" in Bartlett JD, Januus S, eds. Clinical Ocular Pharmacology, 5th Edition, 2008.

Than TP, Williams KY, "Chapter 19: Injectable Medications" in Bartlett JD, Januus S, eds. Clinical Ocular Pharmacology, 5th Edition, 2008.

Than TP, Managing Inflammatory Corneal Disease, Contact Lens Spectrum, July 2007.

Corliss DA, Rutstein RP, Than TP, Hopkins K, Aniseikonia Testing in an Adult Population Using a New Computerized Test, Binocular Vision and Strabismus Quarterly 2005; 20(4)205-216.

Than TP, "Chapter: Aklylosing Spondylitis" in Onfrey BE, Skorin, L, Holdeman NR, ed. Ocular Therapeutics Handbook: A Clinical Manual, 2nd Edition, March 2005.