SCO is excited to welcome Theresa Cassidy, OD '18, back to campus, this time as faculty.
Dr. Cassidy and her husband live near the Pink Palace with their two daughters, ages 3 years and 2 months, and their bigger-than-the-kids Malamute mix dog. They like to take family walks at the Botanic Garden, the zoo, and Chickasaw Gardens. She and her husband enjoy traveling to attend music festivals and tent camping – in conjunction. They have been to see Dead & Company, Avett Brothers, Paul Simon, Austin City Limits, and Radiohead to name a few.
Having a mother who practiced ophthalmology at the VA inspired Dr. Cassidy. After earning her B.S. in Biology from UofM, she earned her O.D. at SCO in 2018 then completed her residency at the Memphis VAMC. Subsequently, she worked at Memphis Eye and Cataract Associates and Laser Center.
It was the sense of community Dr. Cassidy felt as an SCO student that inspired her to work as a consulting clinical faculty member in The Eye Center, and now, to join our faculty.