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Andrea P Thau, OD, FAAO, FCOVD, DPNAP

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Andrea P. Thau, OD, FAAO, FCOVD, DPNAP is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, a Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, and a Distinguished Practitioner of the National Academies of Practice. She is an associate clinical professor and former chair of Admissions at the SUNY State College of Optometry. Dr. Thau was elected to the Board of Trustees of the American Optometric Association in 2007. Prior to her election to the AOA Board, she served as the first woman president of the New York State Optometric Association, the New York Academy of Optometry, and the Optometric Society of the City of New York. Dr. Thau is a former member of the Executive Board of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. Dr. Thau is a founder of the AOA's InfantSEE® public health program, a national program that provides no cost vision assessments to every baby in this country. She is a founding member and former vice president of the New York Children's Vision Coalition, a multi-disciplinary coalition dedicated to ensuring that every child in New York receives an eye examination prior to school entry. A champion of children’s vision, she has been called upon to advocate on their behalf at the state and national level including as a speaker at a Congressional staff briefing. Dr. Thau is a nationally recognized lecturer in the area of infant’s and children’s vision. As a spokesperson for the American Optometric Association, Dr. Thau has been featured on national television, radio, and print to educate the public about eye and vision care. She is the recipient of numerous awards including New York State Optometrist of the Year, SUNY Optometry Alumnus of the Year, 20/20 Magazine’s Best and Brightest Eyecare Professional and is a two time winner of Vision Monday’s 20 Most Influential Women in Optical.


Fran Reinstein, OD

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Dr. Fran Reinstein has been practicing optometry since her graduation from the SUNY State College of Optometry in 1991. Upon graduation she received an award for Excellence in Pediatrics and an award for skill and proficiency in contact lens fitting. Dr. Reinstein completed a residency in Pediatrics and Binocular Vision at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry where she served on the faculty of the Pediatrics and Binocular Vision modules. As an Assistant Professor at the SUNY State College of Optometry, she was a clinical supervisor in the Pediatrics Department. Dr. Reinstein serves as the President of the Optometric Society of the City of New York. She is also on the Executive Board of the Children's Vision Coalition. In addition, she is a member of The College of Optometrists for Vision Development. Dr. Reinstein has lectured extensively on infant and pediatric vision. She has conducted several vision screening programs for neuro -typical and developmentally delayed preschool children.


Marilyn Vricella, OD, FCOVD

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Dr. Marilyn Vricella received her undergraduate degree from Lehigh University and her Doctor of Optometry from the SUNY State College of Optometry. Upon graduation, she received the Dr. F.W. Brock Memorial Award for Outstanding Clinical Performance in Vision Training, the Dr. M. Cohen Memorial Award for Volunteer Commitment to Community Service , the Dr. S Eisenberg Memorial Award, the Schnurmacher Merit Scholarship, the Foundation for the Development of Humanities Scholarship, and the Alumni Scholarship. She completed a Residency in Pediatric Optometry at the SUNY State College of Optometry. Currently she is an assistant clinical professor and the Pediatric Residency Director at the SUNY State College of Optometry and past Educational Facilitator. In addition, she has lectured both nationally and internationally in the areas of Pediatrics and Binocular Vision and has numerous professional publications. She has been in private practice for over ten years and provides excellent primary pediatric and adult eye care and contact lens fittings.


Cristina Llerena Law, OD, FAAO

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Dr. Cristina Llerena Law is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a graduate of the Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Upon graduation, she received the Chancellor's Award for Scholarly Leadership to the Profession of Optometry, the Carl Zeiss Meditek Glaucoma Service Award of Excellence, and the Heine Award of Excellence in Optics. She completed a residency in Pediatric Optometry at SUNY State College of Optometry in New York, NY in 2007. Dr. Llerena Law has received an National Institute of Health (NIH) grant to conduct scientific research in the areas of perceptual learning, as well as research experience in the area of macular pigment density and Age Related Macular Degeneration. She has numerous scientific as well as clinical publications. Dr. Llerena Law serves as full time clinical faculty at SUNY State College of Optometry, supervises pediatric residents in a hospital based specialty clinic at Woodhull Hospital, and has lectured nationally and internationally in the area of pediatric neurophthalmology.


Erica Schulman, OD, FCOVD

Dr. Erica Schulman received her undergraduate degree from SUNY Binghamton and her Doctor of Optometry from SUNY State College of Optometry.  Upon graduation, she received the Dr. F. W. Brock Memorial Award for Outstanding Clinical Performance in Vision Therapy and the Schnurmacher Merit Scholarship.  She completed the Dr. Irwin B. Suchoff Residency in Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation at SUNY where she received advanced training in pediatrics, vision therapy, learning-related vision problems, infant vision, children with special needs, and head trauma.  She currently serves full time as an Assistant Clinical Professor at SUNY State College of Optometry, supervises pediatric interns in a hospital based clinic at Woodhull Hospital, supervises pediatric residents, and performs routine pediatric and adult eye care examinations.

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