Eilene Kinzer, O.D, M.Ed./V.F.L, F.A.A.O.

Associate Professor of Optometry

  • Office: Health Professions Education Building, 401G
  • Telephone: (606) 218-5514
  • E-mail: EileneKinzer@upike.edu

Basic Optometric Theory and Techniques I and II,
Clinical Skills III Advanced Optometric Theory,
Leadership in Health Care and Personal Development,
Ocular Motility
Ocular Anatomy
Ocular Pharmacology
Integrated Case-Based Learning
Clinical Internship
Leadership in Health Care and Personal Development II
Course Director for Clinical Skills IV: Advanced Preclinical Optometry
Glaucoma Diagnosis and Management
Inter-Professional Clinical Case Analysis and Management
Ophthalmic Optics
Pre- and Post-Operative Management of Ophthalmic Surgery Patients

O.D., Pacific University College of Optometry Forest Grove, OR – Doctor of Optometry – Graduation with Honors
M.Ed/V.F.L., Pacific University Forest Grove, OR – Master of Education, Visual Function in Learning
B.S., Metropolitan State College of Denver Denver, CO – Bachelor of Science in Biology – Summa Cum Laude

2012-2013 Indiana University College of Optometry Bloomington, IN
Advanced Ocular Care Resident

  • Specialty training in glaucoma, macular degeneration, hypertensive retinopathy, diabetic retinopathy, red eyes, corneal disorders, dry eyes
  • Faculty member with responsibilities in precepting 3rd and 4th year interns, as well as didactic lectures and grand rounds
  • VOSH trip to Guanajuanto, Mexico: five days of clinic, provided eye care to 2,185 patients
  • Doctor Exchange Program in Hyderabad, India: worked at LV Prasad Eye Institute