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The Tohono O'odham
Vision Screening Program

The University of Arizona
2005-2010

Meet the Team

 

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Irene Adams is a Vision Screening Technician. Before joining our team in 1999, Irene was a manager for a day-care program. Irene is a trained eyeglass fitter. She dispenses and fits all of the eyeglasses for the children enrolled in the program, and encourages the children to wear their glasses. Irene is a member of the Tohono O’Odham Nation, and her office is located in Sells.

 

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Pat Broyles is a Program Coordinator in the Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science at The University of Arizona. Pat has provided administrative support and has served as a vision tester for the TOVSP since it began in 1997.

 

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Candice Clifford-Donaldson is a Senior Research Specialist at the University of Arizona. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and a Master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Arizona. Candice directs all TOVSP testing of 6-month to 3-year-old children conducted at Women, Infants and Children (WIC) clinics. She is and is skilled in the use of a variety of instruments for measurement of refractive error and in the measurement of grating visual acuity of infants and young children.

     
 

 


Tina Green is a Research Specialist at the University of Arizona. She is a Registered Dietitian who holds a Master’s degree in Nutritional Science from the University of Arizona. Tina conducts measurement of refractive error and assessment of visual acuity in infants and children between 6 months of age and first grade who are enrolled in TOVSP.

 

 

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Dr. Erin Harvey is an experimental psychologist who specializes in the study of visual perception and visual development in infants and young children. Dr. Harvey is currently Associate Professor of Ophthalmology and Vision Science, with a joint appointment in the College of Public Health. She is the Director of the Tohono O’Odham Vision Screening Program (TOVSP) and Principal Investigator of the National Eye Institute grant titled “Amblyopia in Astigmatic Children – Development and Treatment”, which funds the program.

 

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Dr. Joseph Miller is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Vision Science, Optical Sciences, and the College of Public Health at the University of Arizona, and is Chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science. Dr. Miller is the Medical Director of TOVSP. He is a pediatric ophthalmologist, and conducts eye examinations for infants and children enrolled in the TOVSP.

     

 


Sponsored by
The Tohono O’odham Nation
The University of Arizona
The National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health