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Sarah Hinkley, OD

Sarah Hinkley, OD

Sarah Hinkley, OD
Sarah Hinkley, OD

Professor
Chief of Vision Rehabilitation Services
Optometry
Phone: (231) 591-2185
Email: [email protected]

Education

  • OD, OD, Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University, Optometry
  • Diploma, HERS Institute Graduate Diploma, Higher Education Resource Services, Women in Academic Leadership, Politics, marketing, legal, financial
  • BS, Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University, Vision Science
  • AA, Associate of Science, Ferris State Univeristy, Science

Graduate/Post-Graduate Training

  • Fellowship, Fellow, NAP, National Academies of Practice
  • Fellowship, Fellow, AAO, American Academy of Optometry
  • College of Optometrists in Vision Development, Fellow, COVD

Biography

Dr. Sarah Hinkley is a Professor and Chief of Vision Rehabilitation Services at the Ferris State University Michigan College of Optometry. After graduating from the MCO in 2004, she began a position in a large private practice in Ohio specializing in pediatrics, vision therapy and learning related vision disorders. Since returning to MCO as faculty, she has had didactic and clinical responsibilities in the areas of developmental vision, vision therapy, clinical problem solving and low vision rehabilitation. Dr. Hinkley is the recipient of many national, state and local grants and awards. She serves on the editorial review boards of Optometry and Visual Performance and Vision Development and Rehabilitation. She is a certified Michigan Low Vision Specialist and a Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development and the American Academy of Optometry. Dr. Hinkley was awarded 2009 Michigan Young Optometrist of the Year, 2015 Michigan Optometric Keyperson of the Year, 2014 Visionary of the Year, Outstanding Professor of the Year for the Third Year Class in 2008-9 and the MCO Distinguished Alumnus of the Year in 2016. She serves as the Alumni Coordinator for MCO in addition to her teaching responsibilities. She serves as chair of MCO’s Strategic Planning Committee and Tenure Review Committee. She has served her profession as a member of the American Optometric Association’s Health Promotion Committee and the Michigan Optometric Association’s chair of the Healthy Eyes Healthy People Committee. Dr. Hinkley founded and administers the Students in Need of Eyecare program providing comprehensive eye care and glasses to area children lacking access to care.

Publications and Intellectual Contributions

  • Textbook
    Hinkley, S. (2018). "Coding and Billing Vision Rehabilitation Services,"
  • Book
    Hinkley, S. (2018). "Low vision rehabilitation e-book text," Ridgevue Publishing. http://itunes.apple.com/us/book/id1136351575
  • Journal Article Review
    Hinkley, S. (2018). "Nationwide Prevalence of Self-Reported Serious Sensory Impairments and Their Associations with Self-Reported Cognitive and Functional Difficulties Review," Practice Update. http://www.practiceupdate.com/content/self-reported-serious-sensory-impairments-and-associations-with-cognitive-and-functional-difficulties/62787/65/5/1
  • Journal Article
    Hinkley, S. (2017). "Incorporating Low Vision Rehabilitation into Primary Care Practice; Part III," Optometry Today. 42 (2). pp. 12-13.
  • Journal Article
    Hinkley, S. (2017). "Incorporating Low Vision Rehabilitation into Primary Care Practice; Part II; Prescribing and Device Rehabilitation," Optometry Today. 43 (1). pp. 11-12.
  • Journal Article
    Hinkley, S. (2016). "Home-Based Therapy for Symptomatic Convergence Insufficiency in Children: A Randomized Clinical Trial," PEDIG Research Group. 93 (12). pp. 1457-65.
  • Journal Article
    Hinkley, S. (2016). "Incorporating Low Vision Rehabilitation into Primary Care Practice," Optometry Today. 42 (4). pp. 7-9.
  • Monograph
    Hinkley, S. (2016). "The Power of Empathy," NewGradOptometry. http://www.newgradoptometry.com/power-empathy-doctor-becomes-patient/
  • Journal Article
    Hinkley, S. (2015). "Association of Accommodative Amplitude and Lag with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder," Optometry and Visual Performance. 4 (1). pp. 35-42.
  • Hinkley, S., Kollodge, T. (2015). "Retinoblastoma; a scientific and clinical review," Vision Development and Rehabilitation. 1 (1). pp. 39-45.

Presentations

  • Lecture
    Hinkley, S., FSU Board of Trustees, "Interprofessional Education at FSU; Charting the Course," Big Rapids, MI, (February 2022).
  • Lecture
    Hinkley, S. (Presenter), Optometric Extension Program Foundation, "Low Vision Rehabilitation Intervention in Neurological Cases," (February 2022).
  • Lecture
    Hinkley, S. (Author & Presenter), FSU HatchED Conference, "What Are We Really Evaluating," Big Rapids, MI, (February 2022).
  • Webcast
    Hinkley, S. (Author & Presenter), Recorded Video, "Basic Low Vision Rehabilitation," Eulji Univeristy, (September 2021).
  • Poster
    Hinkley, S. (Author & Presenter), Salvati, L. A., Thompson, C. (Author & Presenter), Owens, S. (Author), Young, M. (Author), Midwest Interprofessional Practice, Education, and Research Center Annual Meeting, "Use of an Interprofessional Poverty Panel to Teach Empathy and Resource Availability in Rural Michigan to Students in the Health Professions," Midwest Interprofessional Practice, Education, and Research Center, Virtual, (September 23, 2021).
  • Webcast
    Hinkley, S. (Author & Presenter), Optometry of South Korea, "Cases in Vision Rehabilitation," (January 2021).
  • Poster
    Hinkley, S. (Author & Presenter), Salvati, L. A. (Author), Developing Healthy Populations, Communities, and Systems Through Interprofessional Collaboration, "Using an Interprofessional Education Taskforce as a Means to Enhance University Interprofessional Education Efforts," Midwest Interprofessional Practice, Education, and Research Center (MIPERC), Grand Rapids, MI, (September 20, 2018).
  • Poster
    Shank, A., Hinkley, S., College of Optometrists in Vision Development Annual Meeting, "Vision Rehabilitation: Restoring Function Post-Cerebrovascular Accident," College of Optometrists in Vision Development, Bellevue, WA, (October 2018).
  • 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).
  • Poster
    Hinkley, S., American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting, "Perceptions of Low Vision Rehabilitation Optometry Among Rehabilitation Professionals," American Academy of Optometry, San Antonio, TX, (November 8, 2018).