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Patricia A. Henderson

Clinical Associate Professor, Chief of Primary Eye Care Services

Patricia A. Henderson



  • OD–1985 (Indiana University)
Dr. Henderson received her B.A. in chemistry in 1982 and her O.D. degree in 1985—both from Indiana University. She completed a residency in hospital-based optometry at the Danville VA Medical Center in Danville, Illinois, in 1986. She has been with the Indiana University School of Optometry since August 1986 and is now a clinical associate professor. She has served as director of the IU Community Eye Care Center since January 1996. She currently teaches third-year optometric interns in the Primary Care Clinic, which also includes the treatment and management of ocular disease and contact lens fittings. Her didactic teaching includes lecturing in the ocular disease courses and she is course coordinator of the Ocular Disease III course on neuro-optometry.