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Assistant Professor

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Office location: HPB G060

Schedule a UAB Eye Care Appointment: 205-975-2020

Education:

  • BS, Auburn University, Biomedical Science
  • OD, UAB School of Optometry
  • Residency, Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Primary Care Optometry

Dr. Henderson graduated from Auburn University with a bachelors in biomedical science and went on to receive her Doctor of Optometry from the UAB School of Optometry in 2018. As part of her studies, she completed externships at Tuscaloosa Veterans Affairs Medical Center and South Glenn Eye Care. Since earning her doctorate, she has provided primary eye care to patients in a residency at Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Johnson Curran Optometry Centers. Her experience has been in a variety of settings including primary eye care in a school-based, hospital and private-practice setting environments. Dr. Henderson also has specialized training in advanced contact lenses, injections, minor surgical procedures, ophthalmic laser and basic life support (BLS).

Specialized training:

  • Advanced Contact Lens Elective
  • Injections and Minor Surgical Procedures
  • Ophthalmic Laser Certified
  • BLS Certified

Licensures and certifications:

  • Optometry License, Alabama Board of Optometry
  • Optometry License, Virginia Department of Health Professions
  • Optometry and National Board of Examiners in Optometry, Lifelong Certification
  • Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease, National Board of Examiners in Optometry, Lifelong Certification
  • Injections Skill Evaluation and National Board of Examiners in Optometry, Lifelong Certification

Clinical specialties and/or areas of expertise:

  • Primary Care

Academic distinctions and honors:

  • UABSO Doctor of Optometry Award
  • UABSO Beta Sigma Kappa Honors Society
  • UABSO Optical Women’s Association Scholarship
  • UABSO Dean’s List
  • Auburn Alumni Association Scholarship
  • Auburn University College of Sciences and Mathematics Dean’s List

Professional memberships:

  • American Academy of Optometry Member
  • American Optometric Association Member
  • Virginia Optometric Association Member
  • Alabama Optometric Association Member
  • Birmingham Area Optometric Society Member