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Dr. Chris Borgman is an assistant professor at the Southern College of Optometry. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in biology at Central College in Pella, Iowa and his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry. Following graduation, Dr. Borgman completed a one-year residency in Primary Care and Ocular Disease at the Illinois College of Optometry/Illinois Eye Institute in Chicago, Illinois.
Prior to joining the faculty at SCO, Dr. Borgman spent three years in a multi-doctor, a private ophthalmology practice in Des Moines, Iowa which specialized in primary care, ocular disease, cataract surgery, and laser refractive surgery. He is a member of the American Optometric Association (AOA), the Tennessee Association of Optometry Physicians (TAOP), and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. He has authored numerous articles published on the topics of various ocular disease conditions, and has also lectured in many continuing education venues, both nationally and internationally, on the topics of primary care ocular diseases, ocular pharmacology, ocular manifestations of systemic diseases, and neuro-optometric diseases.
Dr. Borgman currently sees patients and supervises students in a clinical setting at The Eye Center at SCO, and also teaches two classroom courses: Systemic Pathology and Integrative Analysis. His areas of professional interest include: primary care and ocular disease, ocular manifestations of systemic disease, and neuro-optometric diseases.
Dr. Borgman enjoys spending time with his wife and three daughters, and is a slow-pitch softball and baseball enthusiast.
Dr. Cottrill currently serves SCO as a clinical instructor where she supervises student clinicians in the Adult Primary Care and Low Vision Rehabilitation departments.
A West Virginia native, Dr. Cottrill earned her undergraduate degree in Chemistry at Wheeling Jesuit University in Wheeling, WV. After earning her Doctor of Optometry degree at Southern College of Optometry in 2016, Dr. Cottrill completed a residency in Low Vision Geriatric Optometry at the Birmingham VA Medical Center in Birmingham, AL.
Dr. Cottrill is licensed in both Tennessee and Alabama. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians. Her professional areas of interest include low vision, primary care, ocular disease, nursing home care and neuro-optometric diseases
After completing a fellowship at the Vitreo-Retinal Foundation (now the VRF Eye Specialty Group), Dr. Duncan was on staff of the VRF referral center for a year. On the SCO faculty since 1998, Dr. Duncan is the instructor of record for Anterior Segment Disease and Management, Posterior Segment Disease and Management II, and Common Optometric Procedures Seminar. Dr. Duncan is also involved in a successful private practice. He lectures on diabetic eye disease to local HMO's and anterior segment disease for various continuing education events.
Dr. Keys is an assistant professor, supervising student clinicians in Adult Primary Care and in the Nursing Home/Assisted Living Program. Her professional areas of interest include primary care and ocular disease.
Dr. Keys is a member of the American Optometric Association, Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians and West Tennessee Optometric Physicians Society.
Dr. Lonsberry obtained his Optometry degree from the University of Waterloo in 1996 after completing a Master of Science in Physiology from the University of Manitoba. He completed his residency in Primary Care Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry in 1997, then joined the faculty at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. During his time at SCO, he completed a Masters in Education degree with an emphasis in adult learning.
Currently, Dr. Lonsberry is a Full Professor and the Clinic Director for the Pacific EyeClinic in Portland, Oregon.
Dr. Lonsberry is a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry, a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, the Optometric Retinal Society, and the Optometric Glaucoma Society, and is on the executive of the Ocular Surface Society of Optometry.
Dr. Mohammad Rafieetary is a consultative optometric physician who has been in practice at the Charles Retina Institute (CRI) since 1996. Dr. Rafieetary is a graduate of Boston University and received his Doctor of Optometry from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. He completed a residency in Primary Care Optometry and Ocular Disease at the Southern College of Optometry (SCO) and the Memphis Health Center. Upon completion of his residency in 1989, Dr. Rafieetary joined SCO’s faculty and served as an Associate Professor and the Chief of Advanced Ocular Disease Service and at the Southern College of Optometry until he joined CRI. Dr. Rafieetary has received several awards including the SCO Faculty of the Year, American Diabetic Association’s National Achievement of Distinction Award, and the Tennessee Associations of Optometric Physician’s Optometrist of the Year.
Dr. Rafieetary has served on the board of several professional organizations such as the Church Health Center, and the American Diabetes Association.
Dr. Rafieetary is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and Optometric Retina Society. He is board certified by the American Board Optometry as well as the American Board of Certification in Medical Optometry. Dr. Rafieetary is licensed to practice Optometry in the states of Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, Kentucky, and Texas.
Dr. Rafieetary is published in numerous professional publications and lectures extensively on the subject of diseases of the eye with emphasis on conditions of the retina and vitreous.
He was awarded the National ADA Award Achievement of Distinction in 2004.
Bryan M. Rogoff, OD, MBA, CPHM, FAAO has a unique background in areas of holistic eye care, business management & data analytics. He specializes in all facets of practice management including LEAN clinical management & operations, emerging technology implementation, healthcare & strategic management. Currently, he serves as a consultant for the FDA as well as other industry partners, Past-President & Education Chairperson for the Maryland Optometric Association, Federal Keyperson & Meetings Committee Member for the American Optometric Association, reviewer for the Council on Optometric Practitioner Education and is the Founder of Eye-Exec Consulting, LLC. Dr. Rogoff was named the Benedict Professor of Practice Management & Administration from the University of Houston in 2017 & later awarded “Optometrist of the Year” from the Maryland Optometric Association. He continues his dedication to the industry writing monthly, published newsletters named “ The Future of Eye Care” and “Ocular Telemedicine.” Dr. Rogoff received his Bachelors of Science in Mathematics from Stony Brook University, Doctor of Optometry from Nova Southeastern University, Masters of Business Administration concentrating in Accounting and Taxation from The George Washington University, a certiﬁcate in Healthcare Management & continues his pursuit of improving healthcare outcomes by pursuing another Masters in Data Analytics Program at the University of Maryland.
Dr. Sanderson, a London, Ontario native, is an associate professor at the Southern College of Optometry where she supervises the primary care examinations of patients in the affiliated eye center. She assists in the second year anterior and posterior segment laboratories, teaches in a theory and method lab and is the instructor of record in a class that focuses on various diseases in a clinically relevant manner. She is the Assistant Director of Residency Programs.
Dr. Sanderson is a member of the American Optometric Association, Tennessee Association of Optometric Physicians and West Tennessee Optometric Physicians Society. She is a consultant to the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, and is a regular instructor of the Injections Workshop held at the annual meeting.
Prior to joining the SCO faculty, Dr. Squier was a staff optometrist at The Chicago Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Chicago, IL. She was also a clinical assistant professor at the Illinois Eye Institute where she instructed residents, third and fourth-year optometry interns in the primary care and low vision clinics.
Dr. Squier is a Diplomate of the Low Vision Section of the American Academy of Optometry and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Low Vision Section. Dr. Squier has lectured at local and international conferences on low vision.