Diane Adamczyk OD, FAAODirector of Residency Education, Professor, State University of New York, College of Optometry; Chair, Evidence Based Optometry Committee, American Optometric Association; Chair, Evidence Based Clinical Practice Guideline, Care of the Patient with Diabetes Mellitus, New York, NY
Dr. Diane Adamczyk is currently Director of Residency Education at the SUNY Optometry, where she is also a professor. She has been at SUNY since 1986, where in 1989 she became Chief of the Primary Care Service until she took over the role of Director of Residency Education and Externships in 1999. In addition, she has worked in private practice and served as a low vision consultant. She earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry and completed a residency at the Newington VA Hospital in Newington, CT. Dr. Adamczyk regularly lectures nationally and internationally on various topics that range from ocular pharmacology to evidence based practice. She has numerous written articles, chapters and coauthored the textbook, Primary EyeCare in Systemic Disease. She is actively involved in numerous professional organizations, is an American Board of Optometry Diplomate and is Chair of the American Optometric Association’s Evidence Based Optometry Committee, which is responsible for writing Optometry’s evidence based clinical practice guidelines. Dr. Adamczyk has received a number of recognitions, including the American Optometric Association President’s Award and the PCO’s Alumna of the Year.