Academic Board

 

The Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University will undertake to serve as the Academic Board on behalf of the SOA Academy for the Bachelor of Science in Optometry Completion Program; as well as  the Master of Science in Clinical Optometry.   The following list clarifies the qualifications of the members of the Academic Board.

Members of the Academic Board

Satya B. Verna, OD, FAAO, DPNAP, Diplomate – Chair

Assisting Director, Externship Program
Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University
OD – Doctor of Optometry
FAAO – Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry
DPNAP – Distinguished Practitioner in the National Academies of Practice
Diplomate – Diplomate in the American Academy of Optometry

John J. Fitzgerald, III, DO

Associate Professor
College of Health Sciences at Salus University
DO – Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

Brooke Center Smith, PhD, MEd

Assistant Professor
College of Education and Rehabilitation at Salus University
PhD – Doctor of Philosophy
MEd – Master of Education

Girija Srinivasan Sundar, PhD

Assistant Professor
George Osborne College of Audiology at Salus University
PhD – Doctor of Philosophy

Elizabeth Ann Tonkery, OD, MPH

Director, Clinical Education for the Scholars Program
Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University
OD – Doctor of Optometry
MPH – Master of Public Health

Joan Wing, OD

Associate Professor
Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University
OD – Doctor of Optometry