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Naida Jakirlic, OD, FAAO

Assistant Professor

College of Optometry

E-Mail: njakirlic@westernu.edu

Phone: 909-469-8474 | Fax: 909-706-3905

Website: www.westernu.edu

Join year: 2014

Education

Doctor of Optometry, 2011, SUNY College of Optometry

BS in Biology, 2008, Pace University

Certification

FAAO, 2013-present, American Academy of Optometry

Residency in Ocular Disease, 2012, SUNY College of Optometry

Professional Experience

Peer reviewer, Interprofessional Optometry, February 2017
 
Faculty advisor to first year WUCO students, September 2016 – Present
 
Faculty Representative, Western University Library Committee, 2015 - 2017
 
Eyepacs Image Reader, January 2015 – December 2017
 
Peer reviewer, WiRED International, May 2015 
 
Glaucoma Grand Rounds, patient exams & file preparation, August 2014 - Present

Teaching Experience

Course Instructor: Neurological Diagnosis and Treatment
 
Course Instructor: Head & Neck Anatomy
 
Guest Lecturer: Medical Gross Anatomy
 
Guest Lecturer: Summer Medical Sciences Prep Program
 
Guest Lecturer: Diagnosis and Treatment of the Anterior Segment

Awards

Dr. William M. Eisenberg Memorial Award for Excellence in Ocular Disease, SUNY College of Optometry

Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society

Organizations

American Academy of Optometry (AAO)

American Optometric Association (AOA)

California Optometric Association (COA)

Inland Empire Optometric Society (IEOS)

Committees

Admissions Committee member, July 2014 - Present 

Community Organizations

Speaker, Inter Valley Health Plan Senior Education Program
Claremont, CA, August 2016 & May 2017
              
Faculty supervisor, Vision Screening
3rd Annual Community BBQ with Assemblyman Freddie Rodriguez
Chino Valley, CA, July 2016
 
Faculty supervisor, Vision Screening, No Lead in East LA Health Fair
Lost Angeles, CA, June 2016
 
Faculty supervisor, Vision Screening, Ross McCracken Learning Expo
Pomona, CA, May 2016
 
Faculty supervisor, Vision Screening, PCHAT Clinic
Ganesha High School, Pomona, CA, April 2016
 
Volunteer, Special Olympics Healthy Eyes
Los Angeles, CA, August 2015
 
Faculty supervisor, Vision Screening, Veteran’s Stand Down Health Fair
Compton, CA, September 2014

Publications

Publications
 
Jakirlic, N. Rapid Visual Field Improvement After Surgical Decompression of a Recurrent Pituitary Macroadenoma. American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting, October 2017, Chicago, IL
 
Jakirlic, N. Optic Nerve Evaluation in Glaucoma. California Optometric Association. May 2016 (http://www.coavision.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=4323).
 
Van K, Yumori J, Sharma M, Jakirlic N, Ballas L. Lymphoma of MALT in a case of Chronic Conjunctivitis. American Academy of Optometry Poster Presentation, November 2016
 
Jakirlic, N. Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension Masquerading as Malignant Hypertension. American Optometric Association Poster Presentation, July 2016
 
Jakirlic, N. Pituitary Apoplexy: optometric management of a medical emergency and its recalcitrant ocular sequelae. American Optometric Association Poster Presentation, July 2016
 
Jakirlic, N. Heerfordt Syndrome: A Rare Manifestation of Neurosarcoidosis. American Optometric Association Poster Presentation, June 2015
 
Jakirlic, N. Pseudo-Foster Kennedy Syndrome: A Diagnosis of Exclusion. American Optometric Association Poster Presentation, June 2015
 
Jakirlic, N. Rapid Visual Field Decline: The First Sign of Aggressive Pituitary Macroadenoma Recurrence. American Optometric Association Poster Presentation, June 2015
 
Harewood, J., Jakirlic N. Spontaneous traumatic macular hole closure in a 46 year old Caucasian male. American Optometric Association Poster Presentation, June 2015

Jakirlic, N., Hall, B. Toxic Optic Neuropathy in a Glaucomatous Nerve. American Optometric Association Poster Presentation, June 2012

Jakirlic, N., Hall, B., Oliver, G. Preseptal Cellulitis: the importance of accurate diagnosis and treatment. American Optometric Association Poster Presentation, June 2012

Jakirlic, N., Harewood, J. Ocular Manifestations of Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome: A Case Report. American Optometric Association Poster Presentation, June 2012

Jakirlic, N., Harewood, J., Yang, A., Canellos, H. Normal Tension Glaucoma: A Diagnosis of Exclusion. American Academy of Optometry Poster Presentation, October 2011

 

Presentations

Jakirlic, N. Child Abuse: recognition and reporting. Western University of Health Sciences College of Optometry Webinar, February 2016; Pomona, CA
 
Jakirlic, N. Anterior Segment Trauma. Inland Empire Optometric Society Monthly Meeting, February 2016; Ontario, CA
 
Jakirlic, N. Developmental Glaucoma & Ocular Hypertension.  Western University of Health Sciences, October 2015; Pomona, CA
 
Jakirlic, N. Glaucoma and the Optic Nerve.  Western University of Health Sciences, September 2015; Pomona, CA
 
Jakirlic, N. Heerfordt-Waldenstrom Syndrome: a rare manifestation of neurosarcoidosis
1.      Faculty meeting, Western University College of Optometry, April 2014, Pomona, CA
2.      American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting, November 2014, Denver, CO
 
Jakirlic, N. Primary Angle Closure: Mechanisms and Management
1.      NJSOP Winter CE; March 2012; Princeton, NJ
2.      OSCONY meeting, March 2012; New York City, NY
3.      Faculty meeting, Southern College of Optometry, July 2012, Memphis, TN
 
Jakirlic, N. The Role of Neuroimaging in the Optometric Setting
1.      SUNY Resident Major Presentations, March 2012, New York City, NY
2.      Asian American Optometric Society, March 2015, Cerritos, CA
3.      Western University of Health Sciences College of Optometry Webinar, November 2015, Pomona, CA