"Keisha Brown, OD"

Assistant Professor

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(205) 996-1783
HPB 527

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

Teaching/research interests: Community health optometry, primary care, clinical skills, procedures and imaging

Office hours: By appointment


  • BS, Jackson State University, Biology
  • OD, University of the Incarnate Word, Rosenberg School of Optometry
  • Residency, New England College of Optometry, Dimock Community Health Center

Brown joined the UAB School of Optometry following a residency at the New England College of Optometry’s Dimock Community Health Center.

She is passionate about community health. Her goal is to provide care to communities similar to those in which she grew up. During her residency, Dr. Brown realized that the best way to achieve this goal is as an educator.

Recent courses taught:

  • Ophthalmic Imaging
  • Ophthalmic Lasers
  • Clinical Evaluation of the Visual System
  • Assessment of Systemic Disease


  • “Clinical Presentation of Choroidal Melanoma in Community Health Setting”
  • “Chemotherapy Paclitaxel Induced Maculopathy”

Licensures and Certifications:

Alabama Doctor of Optometry License

UAB/Area Student Groups:

Faculty Advisor for UABSO Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Optometry
  • American Optometric Association

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

  • Primary Care Clinic
  • Community Eye Care

Clinical specialties/areas of expertise:

  • Community Health Optometry
  • Primary Care