Presentation on theme: "Megan A. Hunter, O.D. Dr. Megan Hunter graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2002. She completed a residency in ocular disease at the Bascom."— Presentation transcript:
Megan A. Hunter, O.D. Dr. Megan Hunter graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2002. She completed a residency in ocular disease at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, FL in 2003 and then joined the staff at the Miami VA Medical Center. An Illinois native she decided to return to Illinois in 2006 in order to raise her family. She was thrilled to join the staff at the Jesse Brown VA Medical Center in February 2007. Her responsibilities include direct patient care, consultation with residents and students and research. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and an examiner for the National Board of Examiners in Optometry.
Academic University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana BS (Biomedical Engineering) 1998 Dean’s List Illinois College of Optometry OD Magna Cum Laude 2002 Valedictorian Beta Sigma Kappa Honorary Society Tomb and Key Honorary Society Sola Ophthalmic Optics Scholarship Winner Student Travel Fellowship AAO Meeting (December 2001)
Academic Hospital Based Ocular Disease Residency Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miami FL July 2002 – July 2003
Faculty Appointments Illinois College of Optometry Clinical Instructor2006 Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry Clinical Instructor 2003-06
Professional Community Leadership Fellow American Academy of Optometry 2004 National Association VA Optometry Examiner, National Board of Optometry American Optometric Association Illinois Optometric Association
Professional Publications Hunter MA, Dunbar MT. Fundus changes following ocular trauma. Review Optom 2006;143(2):95-96. Hunter MA. What Ods need to know about HIV. Optom Manag 2006;41(1):46-49 Hunter MA, Frantz KA. Bilateral marcus gunn jaw-winking in a child with developmental delay. Optom Vis Dev 2005;36(1)41-44. Hunter MA, Dunbar MT, Rosenfeld PJ. Retinal angiomatous proliferation: clinical characteristics and treatment options. Optometry 2004;75:577-88. Hunter MA, Christensen B. Two is better than one: combigan broadens the scope of combination glaucoma medications. Optom Manag 2003;38(8):29- 30. Hunter MA, Dunbar MT. Parents seek help when patching fails: examination of decreased vision in left eye turns up anomalous optic disc. Review Optom 2003;140(6):77-78. Hunter MA, Dunbar MT. Multiple findings confound diagnosis: is retinal lesion or reflective membrane responsible for patient’s visual decline? Review Optom 2003;140(2):100-101.
Lectures Posterior Segment Grand Rounds Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry Alumni Weekend CE Program (May 2005) Retinal Vascular Disease American Academy of Optometry Meeting (Dec 12, 2004) Seeing the Whole Picture: Ocular Clues to Underlying Systemic Disease American Academy of Optometry Meeting (Dec 10, 2004) Neuro-ophthalmic disease Nova Southeastern University, College of Physician Assistants (Feb 5, 2004) Vitreo-retinal Grand Rounds American Academy of Optometry (Dec 4, 2003)
Poster Presentations Intravtireal Triamcinolone in the Treatment of Diabetic Macular Edema Seco International (Feb 2004) Carotid Dissection Secondary to Chiropractic Manipulation of the Neck Presenting as Horner’s Syndrome American Academy of Optometry (Dec 2003) The Role of Central Corneal Thickness in the Management of Aphakic Glaucoma American Academy of Optometry (Dec 2002) Chlamydia Ophthalmia Neonatorum American Academy of Optometry (Dec 2002) Bilateral Marcus Gunn Jaw Winking Syndrome American Academy of Optometry (Dec 2001)