Sarah HinkleyProfessor

Dr. Sarah Hinkley is a Professor and Chief of Vision Rehabilitation Services. She completed her undergraduate education at Ferris State as a member of the Honors Program in its first year of inception. After graduating from the Michigan College of Optometry in 2004, she began a position in a large private practice in Maumee, Ohio, concentrating on contact lenses, pediatrics, vision therapy and learning-related vision disorders. Dr. Hinkley presented inter-disciplinary education seminars in the areas of age-related eye disease, pediatric vision and binocular vision disorders. She is a member of the American and Michigan Optometric Associations, the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, the Optometric Extension Program, the American Academy of Optometry and the American Optometric Association Vision Rehabilitation Section. Dr. Hinkley is the recipient many national, state and local research and program grants focusing on sports eyewear protection for children, low vision rehabilitation, school-based eye examinations, glaucoma awareness and interdisciplinary vision rehabilitation, among others.

She has a passion for student recruitment into the Optometry profession and working with adults and children who are visually impaired or legally blind. She is a certified Michigan Low Vision Specialist. Dr. Hinkley is also a Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, an organization devoted to advancing excellence in optometric vision therapy through education and board certification. She serves as the Alumni Coordinator for the Michigan College of Optometry where she works to enhance communication with alumni and enhance relationships between alumni and the college and university. Dr. Hinkley was awarded 2009 Michigan Young Optometrist of the Year and Outstanding Professor of the Year for the Third Year Class in 2008-9.

Office: MCO 244
Phone: (231) 591-2185
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