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Tiffenie Harris, OD, FAAO


Coordinator of Student Development, Associate Professor

College of Optometry

E-Mail: harrist@westernu.edu

Phone: 909-706-3857 | Fax: 909-706-3905
Website: www.westernu.edu
Join year: 2008

Education

OD, 1993, Indiana University School of Optometry

BA, 1989, Indiana University-Bloomington

Certification

Fellow, 2007, American Academy of Optometry

Work Site

Western University of Health Sciences Eye Care Center, Pomona, CA

Teaching Experience

Clinical teaching began in 2004 at Indiana University.  Served as Chief of Primary Care until joining WesternU in 2008.  Didactic teaching in the clinical procedures of optometry began in 2007.

Courses

Principles and Practice of Optometry IV:  Anterior Segment Tissue Evaluation, College of Optometry

Principles and Practice of Optometry V:  Posterior Segment Tissue Evaluation, College of Optometry

Awards

Western University College of Optometry (WUCO), 2nd Year - Faculty of the Year, 2013

Western University College of Optometry (WUCO), Teaching Award, 2012

Western University College of Optometry (WUCO), Teaching Award, 2011

Western University College of Optometry (WUCO), Woman of the Year, 2011

Excellence in Optometric Teaching Award, 2009 

Consultant of the Year, 2007, 2006, 2005 

Indiana University Trustees Teaching Award, School of Optometry, 2006

Organizations

American Academy of Optometry

American Optometric Association

National Optometric Association 

California Optometric Association 

American Society of Hypertension

Committees

Member, Clinical Education Group

Publication

2011  Meetz, RE, Harris T., The Optometrist's Role in the Management of Hypertensive Crises. Optometry 2011;82(2):108-116  

2008     Harris T., Marshall E.  Ocular Syphilis Associated with Syphilitic Resurgence in an HIV Infected Male.  Optometry-Journal of the American Optometric Association.  Nov 2008; 79(11)687-691. 

2008     Harris, T., Optometric Education, Volume 34, Number 1, Fall 2008.  My Best Day in Optometric Education:  Teaching will touch a Life Forever 

2008     Optometric Education, Think Tank, Volume 33, Number 2, Spring 2008.  Participants from the ASCO Summer Institute for Faculty Development Discuss How the Schools and Colleges of Optometry Can Attract and Develop the Next Generation of Faculty Leaders 

2007    Harris T., Clinical Findings and Management of Pseudopapilledema Due to Optic Nerve Head.  Drusen.  Indiana Journal of Optometry, Volume 10, Number 1, Spring 2007

De La Rosa R.., Harris T., Henderson P.  Paracentral Homonymous Visual Field Defect Associated with Systemic Lupus Erythtematous, American Academy of Optometry, October 2008  

Parsons K., Sandell L., Harris T.  Idiopathic Intracranial hypertension in the Presence of a Chiari I Malformation.  American Academy of Optometry, October 2007 

Harris T., Prange V.  The Resurgence of Luetic Disease.  American Academy of Optometry, December, 2006 

Harris T., Grogg JA.  Transverse Myelitis as a Precursor to Multiple Sclerosis.  American Academy of Optometry, December 2006 

Gray K., Harris T., Lyon D.  A Case of Septo-Optic Dysplasia in a Ten-Year Old Male.  American Academy of Optometry, December 2006 

Grogg JA, Harris T., Kohne K., Malinovsky V.  Ectrodactyly-Ectodermal Dysplasia (EED).  American Academy of Optometry, December 2005