ORS Officers

President: Steve Ferrucci
Vice President: Jeff Austin
Treasurer: Chris Suhr
Secretary: Julie Torbit

Committees

Board of Directors

(Composed of Officers, Founding Fellows and Chairs)

 

  • Brad Sutton
  • Steve Ferrucci 
  • Chris Suhr 
  • Jeff Austin 
  • Diana Shechtman 
  • Julie Torbit 
  • Lori Vollmer 
  • Joe Pizzimenti 
  • Mohammad Rafieetary 
  • Bill Denton 

 Founding Fellows

  • Jerry Cavallerano
  • Mark Dunbar
  • Bill Jones
  • Matt Garston
  • Rex Ballinger
  • Jerry Sherman
  • Andy Gurwood
  • Maynard Pohl
  • Leo Semes
  • Tony Cavallerano
  • Joseph Sowka

Past Presidents

  • Brad Sutton
  • Joe Pizzimenti
  • Larry Alexander
  • Jerome Sherman
  • Bill Jones
 
   

Awards Committee

 
  • Joe Pizzimenti (Chair)
  • Officers

Bylaws & Judicial Committee

 
  • Julie Torbit (Chair)
  • Andy Gurwood
   

Education & Program Planning Committee

 
  • Mohammad Rafieetary (Chair)
  • Leo Semes
  • Sherrol Reynolds
  • Officers
  • Jeff Gerson (Chair of Industry Relations Committee)

Fellowship and Credentialing

 
  • Bill Denton (Chair)
  • Julie Rodman
  • Gay Tokumaru
  • Aaron Gold
  • Tony Van Alstir
   

Web Development

 
  • Len Koh (Chair)
  • Megan Hunter
  • Bill Denton
  • Joe Pizzimenti

Newsletter

 
  • Anna Bedwell
  • Brad Sutton
 

Industry Relations

  • Jeff gerson (Chair)
  • Diana Shechtman
  • Blair Lonsberry

 

 

 


Fellows

Jeffrey K.

Jeffrey K. Austin, OD, FAAO

New Eyes
2020 Goldring Ave.
Suite 402
Las Vegas, NV 89106
702-485-5000 Office
[email protected]

Rex A.

Rex A. Ballinger, OD, FAAO

Founding fellow
VA Maryland HCS Eye Clinic
Rm. 2D-168
10 N. Green St.
Baltimore, MD 21201
410-605-7000 x 5611 Office
410-605-7232 Fax
[email protected]

Anna K.

Anna K. Bedwell, OD, FAAO

Indiana University School of Optometry
Indianapolis Eye Care Center
501 Indiana Avenue, Suite 100
Indianapolis, IN 46202
317-321-1470
[email protected]

Eulogio

Eulogio Besada, OD, FAAO

Nova Southeastern University
3200 S. University Dr.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33028
954-262-4025 Office
954-262-4838 Fax
[email protected]

Ava K.

Ava K. Bittner, O.D., Ph.D., F.A.A.O.

Nova Southeastern University
3200 S. University Drive
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33328
954-262-1470 Office
[email protected]

Anthony A.

Anthony A. Cavallerano, OD, FAAO

Founding fellow
VA Boston Health Care System
150 S. Huntington Ave 151-OTC
Boston, MA 02130
857-364-2281 Office
857-364-6092 Fax
[email protected]

Jerry D.

Jerry D. Cavallerano, OD, PhD, FAAO

Founding fellow
Joslin Diabetes Center
1 Joslin Place
Boston, MA 02215
617-732-2554 Office
617-732-2545 Fax
[email protected]

William J.

William J. Denton, OD, FAAO

Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center
109 Bee St.
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 577-5011 Office
[email protected]

Mark T.

Mark T. Dunbar, OD, FAAO

Founding fellow
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute
900 NW 17st
Miami, Fl 33136
305-326-4042 Office
305-326-6113 Fax
[email protected]

Steven

Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO

Sepulveda VA Ambulatory Care Center
16111 Plummer St #112E
Sepulveda, CA 91343
818-891-7711 X 7744 Office
818-895-9597 Fax
[email protected]

Nick

Nick Fogt OD FAAO

The Ohio State University College of Optometry
320 West Tenth Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
[email protected]
614-688-4594 Ph

Barry

Barry Frauens OD FAAO

Nova Southeastern University
3200 S. University Drive
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33328
954-262-4003 Office
[email protected]

Matthew J.

Matthew J. Garston, OD, FAAO

Founding fellow
MIT
25 Carleton St.
E23-266
Cambridge, MA 02139
617-253-4351 Office
617-258-0421 Fax
[email protected]

Jeffry

Jeffry Gerson, OD, FAAO

WestGlen Eyecare
16202 Midland Drive
Shawnee, KS 66217
913-962-2010 Office
913-962-2013 Fax
[email protected]

Aaron S.

Aaron S. Gold, OD, FAAO

Murray Ocular Oncology & Retina
6705 Red Road, Suite 412
Miami, FL 33143
305-487-7470 Office
786-567-4380 Fax
[email protected]

Jane Ann

Jane Ann Grogg, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Indiana University School of Optometry
Atwater Eye care Center
744 E. Third St., Bloomington, IN 47405
812-856-4631 Office
812-855-1683 Fax
[email protected]

Andrew

Andrew Gurwood, OD, FAAO, Diplomate

Founding Fellow
PCO
1201 W. Spencer St.
Philadelphia, PA 19141
215-276-6134 Office
215-276-1329 Fax
[email protected]

Jay M.

Jay M. Haynie, OD, FAAO

2914 S Alder St
Tacoma, WA 98409
(253) 272-9245
[email protected]tina-macula.com

Dorothy L.

Dorothy L. Hitchmoth OD, FAAO

Chief, VA Medical Center White River Junction 
C.E.O. New England Telehealth
215 North Main Street (112) Desk 100
White River Junction, VT 05009
802-295-9363 ext. 5248 Office
1-866-752-6802 e-fax
[email protected]

Megan A.

Megan A. Hunter, OD, FAAO

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center
820 S. Damen Ave.
Chicago, IL 60612
312-569-7509 Office
312-569-7547 Fax
[email protected]

William L.

William L. Jones, OD, FAAO

Founding fellow
New Mexico Eyecare 
10701 Montgomery Glvd
Suite L
Albuquerque, NM 87111
505-828-0828 Office
505-828-0848 Fax
[email protected]

Stephanie

Stephanie Klemencic, OD, FAAO

Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs
College of Optometry – Illinois
Suite 580, Auditorium Hall 
555 31st Street
Downers Grove, IL 60515
630-960-3010
[email protected]

Len

Len Koh, O.D., Ph.D., M.B.A., FAAO

5865 W. Utopia Rd
Glendale, AZ 85308 
Office 623-806-7211
Fax: 623-572-3911
[email protected]

David

David Krumholz, OD, FAAO

SUNY
33 W. 42nd St., 923
New York, NY 10036
212-938-4172 Office
[email protected]

Blair

Blair Lonsberry, MS, OD, MEd., FAAO

Clinic Director, Portland Vision Center
Pacific University College of Optometry
511 SW 10th Ave, Suite 500
Portland, OR 97205
503-352-2510 Office
503-352-2523 Fax
[email protected]

Derek

Derek MacDonald O.D, F.A.A.O.

Ilex Eye Associates
354 King St. N.
Waterloo, ON N2J 2Z2
519.885.4539
[email protected]

Joseph J.

Joseph J. Pizzimenti, OD, FAAO

University of the Incarnate Word
UIW Eye Institute
9725 Datapoint Drive
San Antonio, TX 78229
201-283-6828 Office
[email protected]

Maynard L.

Maynard L. Pohl, OD, FAAO

Founding fellow
Pacific Cataract & Laser Institute
10500 NE 8th Street
Ste. 1650
Bellevue, WA 98004-4332
425-462-7664 Office
425-462-6429 Fax
[email protected]

Mohammad R.

Mohammad R. Rafieetary, OD, FAAO

6401 Poplar Ave Ste 190
Memphis, TN 38119
901-767-4499 Office
901-761-0727 Fax
[email protected]

Sherrol

Sherrol Reynold, OD, FAAO

Nova Southeastern University
3200 S. University Dr.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33328
954-262-1442 Office
954-262-1818 Fax
[email protected]

Stuart

Stuart Richer, OD, MS, PhD, FAAO

Chief, Optometry Section - Eye 112e
North Chicago DVA
3001 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, IL 60064
224-610-5440 Office
224-610-2924 Fax
[email protected]

Julie

Julie Rodman OD, FAAO

Nova Southeastern University
3200 S. University Drive
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33328
954-262-1779 Office
[email protected]

Patrick A.

Patrick A. Scott, O.D., Ph.D.

301 E. Muhammad Ali Boulevard
Louisville, KY, 40202
Office: (502) 852-1621
[email protected]

Leo P.

Leo P. Semes, OD, FAAO

Founding fellow
UAB
1716 University Boulevard
Birmingham, AL 35294-0010
205-934-6773 Office
205-934-6758 Fax
[email protected]

Diana

Diana Shechtman, OD, FAAO

Nova Southeastern University
3200 S. University Dr.
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33228
954-262-1827 Office
954-262-1818 Fax
[email protected]

Jerome

Jerome Sherman, OD, FAAO

Founding fellow
SUNY
33 W. 42nd St.
New York, NY 10036
212-938-5862 Office
212-938-5819 Fax
[email protected]

Joseph

Joseph Sowka, OD, FAAO, Diplomate

Founding Fellow
Nova Southeastern University
3200 S. University Drive
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33328
954-262-1472 Office
954-262-1818 Fax
[email protected]

Christopher L.

Christopher L. Suhr, O.D., M.P.H., FAAO

Diplomate, American Board of Optometry
Staff Optometric Physician
Philadelphia Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center
Surgical Department
Chief, Optometry Service
3900 Woodland Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104
(215) 823-4110

Brad

Brad Sutton, OD, FAAO

IU School of Optometry
Indianapolis Eye Care Center
501 Indiana Avenue, Suite 100
Indianapolis, IN 46202-3105
317-321-1474 Office
317-321-1475 Fax
[email protected]

Gay K.

Gay K. Tokumaru, OD, FAAO

Eye Clinic - 112A
Hampton VA Medical Center
100 Emancipation Dr
Hampton, VA 23667
757-722-9961 x 2955 or 1521 Office
[email protected]

Julie

Julie Torbit OD, FAAO

Indiana University School of Optometry
Indianapolis Eye Care Center
501 North Indiana Avenue, Suite 100
Indianapolis, Indiana 46202-3105
317-321-1470
[email protected]

Anthony

Anthony Van Alstine OD, MS, FAAO

WJB Dorn VA Medical Center
6439 Garners Ferry Rd
Columbia SC 29209
(803) 776-4000
288-776-4000office
[email protected]

Lori

Lori Vollmer, OD, FAAO

Nova Southeastern University
3200 S. University Drive
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33328
954-262-1452 Office
954-262-1818 Fax
[email protected]

In Memorium

LarryalexanderLarry Alexander, OD, FAAO 

(1947 - 2016)

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