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Director, Continuing Education 

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HPB 509

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

Teaching/research interests: Contact Lenses and Anterior Segment of the Eye

Office hours: By appointment


  • B.A., Mary Baldwin College
  • B.S., University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • O.D., UAB School of Optometry

Dr. Clore obtained her OD degree from the UAB School of Optometry and following several years in private optometric practice, she joined the faculty of UABSO and is Director of the Continuing Education department. She is course master of the Contact Lens Course and supervises students in the optometry teaching clinic. She is very involved in several associations and is past President of the Alabama Optometric Association and is Vice-Chair of the Association of Optometric Contact Lens Educators. She enjoys the opportunity to teach and support the outstanding students who pursue their optometry education at UABSO.

Recent courses taught:

  • Contact Lenses
  • Anterior Segment of the Eye
  • Clinical Management of the Eye

Clinical specialties/areas of expertise: Specialty Contact Lens Fitting

Academic distinctions and professional societies:  

  • Vice-Chair, Association of Contact Lens Educators
  • American Optometric Association
  • Alabama Optometric Association

If you are a clinician, in what UAB Eye Care clinic do you provide care?

  • Contact Lens Clinic
  • Primary Care Clinic
  • University Optometric Group Faculty Practice