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    ABOUT​

    Dr. Morgenstern is a graduate of Boston University (B.S.) and Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry (O.D., Clinical Honors). He completed his optometric training at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute at the University of Miami School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology.

    Dr. Morgenstern is a clinician at the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda Maryland with contract duties researching acute eye injury, blast eye injury and vision dysfunction associated with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). Dr. Morgenstern is also the Director of the American Optometric Association (AOA) Clinical Resources Group charged with developing all of the AOA Evidence Based Clinical Practice Guidelines in compliance with the US Department of Health and Human Services, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

    Additionally, he holds the faculty rank of Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery at the Department of Defense Uniformed Services University School of Medicine at Walter Reed. Prior to his current roles, Dr. Morgenstern was the Mid-Atlantic/Southeast US Clinical Director supervising over 80 Optometrists and Ophthalmologists. Education Director for TLC Laser Eye Centers and Principal Investigator for CXL-USA/CXL-O Corneal Cross-Linking clinical trials/studies.

    Dr. Morgenstern has published numerous medical journal articles, book chapters and research posters. He has lectured to, and educated thousands of eye doctors around the globe.

    Andrew S. Morgenstern, OD, FAAO, FNAP
    Eye Doctor
    Health Care Consultant
    | Subject Matter Expert | Health Policy Expert
    Diplomate
    American Board of Optometry
    Distinguished Practitioner and Fellow
    National Academies of Practice

    American Academy of Optometry
    Member of the Board of Trustees
    New England College of Optometry

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    EXPERIENCE
    EXPERIENCE
    2018-Present
    Chenega Healthcare Services, LLC
    Contract Support

    Optometric Subject Matter Expert

    United States of America Defense Health Agency

    Vision Center of Excellence

    Department of Defense/Department of Veterans Affairs

    Walter Reed National Military Medical Center

    Bethesda, Maryland

    www.vce.health.mil

    2016-Present
    American Optometric Association

    Director, Evidence Based Medicine

    Healthcare and Management Consultant

    www.aoa.org

    2017-2018

    Internship

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    EDUCATION
    EDUCATION
    1995-1999

    DOCTOR OF OPTOMETRY

    NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY

    COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY

    Clinical Honors: Bascom Palmer Eye Institute

    University of Miami

    Miller School of Medicine

    Department of Ophthalmology

    1989-1993

    BACHELOR OF SCIENCE

    BOSTON UNIVERSITY

    Alpha Epsilon Pi Fraternity

    AWARDS & HONORS
    AWARD & HONORS
    • Board of Trustees, New England College of Optometry (NECO)

    • Co-Founder and President of the International Keratoconus Academy of Eye Care Professionals (IKA)

    • Past President of the Optometric Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Society (OCCRS)

    • Past President of the Maryland Optometric Association (MOA)

    • Chief Medical Editor Emeritus of Advanced Ocular Care and Collaborative Eye

    • Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO)

    • Distinguished Practitioner and Fellow of the National Academies of Practice (NAP)

    • Diplomate, American Board of Optometry (ABO)

    • 2019 Orion Award recipient from the Armed Forces Optometric Society (AFOS)

    • 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award from Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry

    • 2012 Distinguished Alumni Award from Boston University

    • Invited lecturer at the United States National Academy of Sciences Engineering and Medicine (NASEM). 

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