Kentucky College of Optometry Faculty

Michael Bacigalupi, O.D., M.S., FAAO 

Dean, Kentucky College of Optometry
Professor of Optometry
Office: Health Professions Education Building 504
Telephone: (606) 218-5510
Email: MBacigalupi@upike.edu


George Asimellis, Ph.D.

Director of Research
Associate Professor of Optometry


Office: Health Professions Education Building 401F
Telephone: (606) 218-5521
Email: GeorgeAsimellis@upike.edu


Daniel H. Atchley, Ph.D., M.S., MT-ASCP

Associate Dean for Basic Sciences
Professor of Microbiology and Immunology


Office: Coal Building
Telephone: (606) 218-5502
Email: DanielAtchley@upike.edu


Felix M. Barker, II, O.D., M.S., FAAO, DPNAP

Professor of Optometry

Office: Health Professions Education Building 504
Telephone: (606) 218-5523
Email: FelixBarker@upike.edu


Pierrette Dayhaw-Barker, Ph.D., FAAO

Professor of Optometry

Office: Health Professions Education Building 504
Telephone: (606) 218-5523
Email: PierretteDayhawBarker@upike.edu


Boris Boyanovsky, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Anatomy

Office: Coal Building 815
Telephone: (606) 218-5486
Email: BorisBoyanovsky@upike.edu


John Bradley, O.D., Ph.D.

Department Chair – Clinical Education
Associate Professor of Optometry


Office: Health Professions Education Building 401D
Telephone: (606) 218-5531
Email: JohnBradley@upike.edu


Cliff Caudill, O.D.

Assistant Dean of Clinical Affairs
Associate Professor of Optometry


Office: Health Professions Education Building 501E
Telephone: (606) 218-5515
Email: CliffCaudill@upike.edu


Kendall J. Cecil, O.D.

Senior Instructor of Optometry

Office: Health Professions Education Building 504
Telephone: (606) 218-5523
Email: KendallCecil@upike.edu


Jerald Combs, O.D.

Assistant Professor of Optometry

Office: Health Professions Education Building 504
Telephone: (606) 218-5523
Email: JeraldCombs@upike.edu


Joshua Crum, D.O.

Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs for KYCOM

Office: Coal Building 611
Telephone: (606) 218-5428
Email: JoshuaCrum@upike.edu


Donald J. Egan, O.D., FAAO

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor of Optometry


Office: Health Professions Education Building 501F
Telephone: (606) 218-5513
Email:  DonaldEgan@upike.edu


Rachel Fitzgerald, O.D.

Assistant Professor of Optometry

Office: Health Professions Education Building 501C
Telephone: (606) 218-5532
Email: RachelFitzgerald@upike.edu


Steven R. Harris, Ph.D.

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
Professor of Pharmacology & Physiology
 

Office: Coal Building 303
Telephone: (606) 218-5422
Email: StevenHarris@upike.edu


Keith Ison, D.O., FAOCO

Senior Clinical Instructor

Office: Health Professions Education Building 504
Email: KeithIson@upike.edu


Eilene Eugenio Kinzer, O.D., M.Ed. VFL, FAAO

Director of Residencies and Continuing Education
Assistant Professor of Optometry


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


Benjamin Konig, O.D.

Assistant Professor of Optometry

Office: Health Professions Education Building 401
Telephone: (606) 218-5640
Email: BenKonig@upike.edu


Jesson Martin, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D.

Department Chair – Didactic Education
Associate Professor of Optometry


Office: Health Professions Education Building 401C
Telephone: (606) 218-5524
Email: JessonMartin@upike.edu


Ian McWherter, O.D., FAAO

Head of Optometric Telemedicine and Emerging Technology
Assistant Professor of Optometry


Office: Health Professions Education Building 504
Telephone: (606) 218-5523
Email: IanMcWherter@upike.edu


Josephine Owoeye, O.D., M.P.H., FAAO

Assistant Dean for Student & Professional Development
Associate Professor of Optometry


Office: Health Professions Education Building 501H
Telephone: (606) 218-5525
Email: JosephineOwoeye@upike.edu


Kartick Pramanik, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

Office: Coal Building M11
Telephone: (606) 218-5423
Email: KartickPramanik@upike.edu


Cathryn J. Rehmeyer, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Pathology

Office: Coal Building 817
Telephone: (606) 218-5431
Email: CathrynRehmeyer@upike.edu


James Rogala, O.D.

Faculty Chair
Associate Professor of Optometry


Office: Health Professions Education Building 501G
Telephone: (606) 218-5519
Email: JamesRogala@upike.edu


Patrick A. Scott, O.D., Ph.D. FAAO

Assistant Professor of Optometry

Office: Health Professions Education Building 504
Email: PatrickScott@upike.edu


Julia H. Smith, DHEd

Gross Anatomy Laboratory Instructor

Office: Coal Building 802
Telephone: (606) 218-5401
Email: JuliaSmith@upike.edu


Josh Watson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Physiology

Office: Coal Building 816
Telephone: (606) 218-5433
Email: JoshWatson@upike.edu


Burton Webb, Ph.D.

President, University of Pikeville 
Professor of Immunology

Office: President’s Office
Telephone: (606) 218-5261
Email: President@upike.edu


Kay Webb, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology 

Office: Health Professions Education Building 404
Email: KayWebb@upike.edu


J. Michael Younger, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry

Office: Coal Building 718
Telephone: (606) 218-5417
Email: MichaelYounger@upike.edu


Xiaojing Yu, Ph.D. O.D. 

Director of International Relations
Assistant Professor of Optometry


Office: Health Professions Education Building 401H
Telephone: (606) 218-5533
Email: xiaojingyu@upike.edu


Dana R. Ziegler, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Anatomy 
Assistant Professor of Neuroanatomy and Neuroscience

Office: Coal Building 820
Telephone: (606) 218-5412
Email: DanaZiegler@upike.edu