racette web1Associate Professor

Areas of Interest
early detection of glaucoma progression, structure-function relationship and racial differences in glaucoma, adherence to glaucoma treatment






Dr. Racette completed her PhD in experimental psychology at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada, and her postdoctoral fellowship at the University of California San Diego. She then went onto become an Assistant Professor at Indiana University in 2010. Now as an Associate Professor with the UAB Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Dr. Racette leads a research program focused on improving the detection of change in glaucoma. Her work continues to be funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) as well as private sources. She is an advocate for diversity in science and has served as the Chair of the Diversity Initiatives Committee of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.                                                                   

Education & Training

Undergraduate Degree
Concordia University, Montreal, Canada

Graduate Degrees
Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada (MA and PhD)

Postdoctoral Fellowship
University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, California

Contact Information

Campus Address
Callahan Eye Hospital 

Contact Person
Wendy Griffin
205-325-8616

Email
lracette@uabmc.edu