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Greg Caldwell | Optometric Education Consultants

Greg Caldwell, OD, FAAO

Greg Caldwell, OD, is a 1995 graduate of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He completed a one-year residency in primary care and ocular disease at The Eye Institute in Philadelphia Pennsylvania. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO) and a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry (ABO).

He currently works in Duncansville and Johnstown, Pennsylvania as an ocular disease consultant. Dr. Caldwell’s primary focus is the diagnosis and management of anterior and posterior segment ocular disease and he has been a participant in multiple FDA investigations. Dr. Caldwell has lectured extensively throughout the county and over twelve countries internationally. In 2010 he served as President of the Pennsylvania Optometric Association (POA) and served on the AOA Board of Trustees 2013-2016. He is President of the Blair/Clearfield Association for the Blind.

Joseph Sowka | Optometric Education Consultants

Joseph Sowka, OD, FAAO, Diplomate

Dr. Joseph Sowka is an attending optometric physician at Center for Sight in Sarasota, Florida, a large medical-surgical practice where he focuses on glaucoma management and neuro-ophthalmic disease. He was formerly Professor of Optometry at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry for 28 years where he served as Chief of The Advanced Care Service and Director of the Glaucoma Service at the College’s Eye Institute. He was the Program Coordinator and Supervisor for the Ocular Disease Residency. Dr. Sowka is a founding member of both the Optometric Glaucoma Society and Optometric Retina Society. He is also the Founder and Chair of the Neuro-Ophthalmic Disorders in Optometry Special Interest Group for the American Academy of Optometry. Dr. Sowka is a Glaucoma Diplomate of the American Academy of Optometry. He is a partner and co-owner of Optometric Education Consultants.

Greg Caldwell | Optometric Education Consultants

Sandra Fortenberry, OD

Dr. Sandra Fortenberry is a tenured Associate Professor at the University of the Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry. Dr. Fortenberry graduated from Abilene Christian University before completing optometry school from the University of Houston College of Optometry and a Community-Based Family Practice Residency. Dr. Fortenberry is currently the Assistant Dean for Professional Advancement where she oversees Continuing Education and Professional Relations at the Rosenberg School of Optometry.

Dr. Fortenberry is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a Diplomate in the American Board of Optometry. She is a past President of the Texas Optometric Association and serves on committees for the American Optometric Association, where she was named the 2013 AOA Young OD of the Year.

Dr. Fortenberry’s brother is a 2019 graduate from the University of the Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry. She enjoys spending time with her two children and husband. She and her family attend the North West Church of Christ. Family hobbies are kayaking, fishing, and baking.

Greg Caldwell | Optometric Education Consultants

Jenny Terrell, OD, FAAO, DiplABO

Jenny Terrell is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Rosenberg School of Optometry at the University of the Incarnate Word (UIWRSO).  She works as co-director of the Community Eye Clinic in Fort Worth, Texas, a partnership between UIWRSO and the University of Houston College of Optometry (UHCO).   She is a graduate of UHCO, where she also completed a residency in Community-Based Family Practice.  She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry. 

She served on the Board of Trustees of the Texas Optometric Association from 2009 to 2021, and as President in 2018. She is also a member of the American Optometric Association and the Tarrant County Optometric Society.   

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