Nancy A. McNamara, PhD, OD

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Nancy A. McNamara, PhD, OD

Associate Adjunct Professor, University of California, San Francisco; Associate Professor of Clinical Optometry, University of California, Berkeley

Education

Michigan State University, E. Lansing, MI,        1985-1987,    Biology
Michigan College of Optometry, Big Rapids, MI,         O.D.,    1987-1991    Optometry
University of California, Berkeley, CA,        1991-1992,    Cornea Residency
Mayo Graduate School, Rochester, MN,        1995,    Clinical Trials
University of California, Berkeley, CA,         Ph.D.,    1992-1996    Vision Science
 


Professional Experience

  • 1987-1990
    Ocular Research Assistant, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI
  • 1989-1990
    Ophthalmic Technician, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
  • 1991-1992
    Contact Lens/Cornea Residency, University of California, Berkeley, CA
  • 1992-1996
    Doctoral Candidate in Vision Science, University of California, Berkeley, CA
  • 1992-1995
    Staff Research Optometrist, California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
  • 1996-1998
    Ciba Vision Corporation Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • 1995-2000
    Research Optometrist, Morton D. Sarver Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, CA
  • 1996-1998
    Assistant Research Biologist, University of California, Berkeley, CA
  • 1998-2006
    Associate Research Biologist, University of California, San Francisco, CA
  • 2006-2011
    Assistant Adjunct Professor, University of California, San Francisco, CA
  • 2011-
    Co-Director, University of California, Berkeley, School of Optometry, Dry Eye Clinic
  • 2011-
    Associate Adjunct Professor, University of California, San Francisco, CA (50%)
  • 2012-
    Associate Professor of Clinical Optometry, University of California, Berkeley (50%)

Honors & Awards

  • 1990-1991
    Medivision Scholarship

  • 1991
    Beta Sigma Kappa Silver Medal Award

  • 1991
    George N. Holcomb Memorial Scholarship

  • 1991
    Michigan College of Optometry Academic Recognition Award

  • 1992
    Polymer Technology Travel Award

  • 1992-1994
    American Academy of Optometry Travel Fellowship

  • 1992-1995
    Morton D. Sarver Fellowship

  • 1995-1996
    National Institute of Health Training Grant

  • 1995-1996
    American Optometric Foundation Ezell Fellowship

  • 1995-1997
    International Society for Contact Lens Research Student Travel Grant

  • 1998-2003
    National Eye Institute, Mentored Clinical Scientist Award

  • 2006
    U.S. Patent - UC Case No.: B98-040-3

  • 2007
    Irvin M. and Beatrice Borish Award – American Academy of Optometry

  • 2009
    American Cancer Society Research Scholar

  • 2009
    Best Poster Award – American Academy of Ophthalmology

  • 2012
    Ezell Research Symposium – Women on the Front Lines of Ocular Surface Research - American Academy of Optometry

  • 2012
    Ocular Surface: Application of Cutting Edge Research - American Academy of Optometry


Selected Publications