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Sara Bush, OD

Sara Bush, OD

Sara Bush, OD
Sara Bush, OD

Associate Professor
Optometry
Phone: (231) 591-2187
Email: [email protected]

Education

  • OD, OD, Michigan College of Optometry, Optometry
  • MEd, Ferris State University, Curriculum and Instruction
  • Residency, Michigan College of Optometry, Pediatrics/Binocular Vision
  • BS, Ferris State Univeristy, Vision Science

Biography

Dr. Sara Bush is an Assistant Professor at the Michigan College of Optometry. She completed her bachelor’s degree in Vision Science at Ferris State University in 2007 with Honors and her doctorate from the Michigan College of Optometry in 2010 with High Distinction. Following graduation, Dr. Bush completed her residency in Pediatrics and Binocular Vision at the Michigan College of Optometry in 2011, writing her research thesis on the potential barriers to children obtaining eye glasses in different clinical settings and socioeconomic environments.

Before coming to MCO, Dr. Bush taught at MCPHS University School of Optometry in Optometric Procedures lecture and laboratory courses, supervised students in clinical education, as well as directed their school vision screening program. Her current teaching responsibilities include anterior and posterior segment laboratory instruction, clinical problem solving, and supervising 2nd, 3rd, and 4th year students in the Primary Care and Pediatrics/Binocular Vision services. Dr. Bush is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Michigan Optometric Association, the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, and is currently a candidate for fellowship with the American Academy of Optometry. She joined the faculty at MCO in June 2014.

Publications and Intellectual Contributions

  • Journal Article
    Bush, S. (2019). "The Impact ofBinocular Vision and Tracking Intervention on Academic Performance: An In-School Vision Therapy Pilot Program."
  • Journal Article
    Bush, S. (2018). "A Review of Its on Refractive Error, Attention and Learning, and Ocular Health."
  • Journal Article
    Jenerou, A., Raghunandan, A., Bush, S. (2018). "Divided Visual Attention Performance of Ice Hockey Players with History of Concussion," Vision Development and Rehab. 4 (3). pp. 113-119. https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.covd.org/resource/resmgr/vdr/vdr_4_3/VDR4-3_article_Jenerou_Web.pdf
  • Journal Article
    Bush, S., Jenerou, A., Hinkley, S., Damari, D. "The Impact of Binocular Vision and Tracking Intervention on Academic Performance: An In-School Therapy Pilot Program," Optom Vis Perf.

Presentations

  • Poster
    Bush, S., Jenerou, A., Buckingham, R. (Author), Hinkley, S., Damari, D. A., College of Optometrists in Vision Development Annual Meeting, "Treatment of Binocular Vision and Oculomotor Dysfunction in Students Enrolled in Special Education and its Effect on Academic Performance," Bellevue, WA, (October 2018).
  • Presentation
    Bush, S., Michigan Vision Therapy Study Group, "Developing Your Model of Vision," (2017).
  • Lecture
    Jenerou, A., Hinkley, S., Bush, S., Michigan Vision Therapy Study Group, "Visual Information Processing Characteristics," Flint, MI, (January 2017).
  • Lecture
    Bush, S., Korean Student Education Program, "Vision Therapy Workshop," Big Rapids, MI, (July 2016).
  • Abstract/Poster
    Bush, S., Russo, D., McLeod, A., American Academy of Optometry, "eyePad Project: Implementation of iPad Technology in Optometric Classroom, Laboratory, and Clinical Education Settings," Denver,CO, (November 2014).
  • Abstract/Poster
    Bush, S., Buckingham, R., American Academy of Optometry, "Predictors of Academic Success for MCO Students," Phoenix, AZ, (October 2012).
  • Presentation
    Bush, S., Michigan Vision Therapy Study Group, "Convergence Insuficiency and Developmental Delay," (2011).
  • Abstract/Poster
    Bush, S., Pavlik, S., American Academy of Optometry, "Diagnosis of Familial Adenomatous Polyposis From Atypical Fundus Lesions in a Four Year Old Male During a Comprehensive Eye Exam," Boston, MA, (October 2011).
  • Case Presentation
    Bush, S., Michigan Vision Therapy Study Group Annual Meeting, "Convergence Insufficiency and Developmental Delay," Michigan Vision Therapy Study Group, Big Rapids, MI, (January 2011).