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  • Dean's Report

    2023 in review

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  • 2021

    Preparing students to be leaders in optometry and vision science

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  • Three dual-degree programs are offered

    Three dual-degree programs are offered

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  • Ranked 2nd in NIH/NEI research funding, 2021

    Ranked 2nd in NIH/NEI research funding, 2021

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UAB Eye Care

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  • Vision science students awarded competitive Ezell fellowships

  • UAB Eye Care extends perks to UAB employees and students

  • Weise leads NIH pediatric eye research organization

  • Thompson receives Dean’s Outstanding Staff Award

  • Among few optometry schools that is part of an academic medical center

  • 22,000 patient visits annually

  • 16 positions available in 8 residency programs

  • Up to 55 students per class, each with faculty mentor

  • Ranked 2nd in NEI/NIH Research Funding, 2021

  • Three dual-degree programs are offered: OD/MS, OD/MBA, OD/MPH

  • Faculty has written more than 30 textbooks