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Thomas Porter, O.D., F.A.A.O.

Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology

EDUCATION:

Drake University                                             B.A.  (Journalism)                   1967

Southern College of Optometry                     O.D.  (Optometry)                  1971

New York Lighthouse                                     Fellowship - Low Vision        1971-72

Fellowship Residency

New York Lighthouse                                    Low Vision Studies                1991

(Advanced)

CERTIFICATION:

National Board of Optometry Examiners                                          1970

American Academy of Optometry     (Fellow)                                   1991

American Academy of Optometry  (Low Vision Diplomate)              1996

HONORS AND AWARDS:

Nominee - Discovery Magazine - “Discovery of the Year”              1997

Missouri State Board of Optometry Service Award                          1990

Optometrist of the Year, Missouri Optometric Assn.                         1988

Beta Sigma Kappa, Southern College of Optometry                        1971

Gold Key Honor Society, Southern College of Optometry               1970

SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES:

American Academy of Optometry - Diplomate Fellow, Low Vision Section (1996)

UNIVERSITY COMMITTEES AND ACTIVITIES

:

1984 to 1987               University of Missouri-School of Optometry

Chancellor’s Advisory Committee

2003 to Present

Saint Louis University School of Medicine

Department of Ophthalmology

Departmental Research Review Committee