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Chris, OTR/L, COVT

Chris
Vision Therapy Director/Occupational Therapist/ Certified Optometric Vision Therapist

Chris joined Superior Eye Health Center as the Vision Therapy Director in 2009. She has a Bachelor’s and Master’s of Science degree in Occupational Therapy from Western Michigan University with a graduate specialty in gerontology.

Previously she worked at Marquette General Health System for almost 20 years, the last 15 being the Director of Occupational Therapy. She continues to hold her license as an Occupational Therapist with skills in the evaluation and treatment of psychiatric & behavioral, memory, and neurological disorders (including stroke & head injury).

The International Examination and Certification Board (IECB) of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) announced the induction of Chris as a Certified Optometric Vision Therapist in Orlando, Florida, October of 2013. After meeting the employment hour criteria in an active VT clinic, receiving Optometric Education Programs on Vision Related Learning Disorders, Strabismus & Amblyopia, and Oculomotor Dysfunctions.

Chris grew up in Houghton, MI. She presently lives in Marquette with her husband, John, a cat, & a Great Dane. Chris enjoys 4-wheeling, camping, weight lifting, and watching her stepson race Moto-X. She is in the process of running a marathon in each of the 50 states. She also enjoys scrap-booking, music, and animal, wildlife & ocean conservancy.

Professional Education

  • BS, Occupational Therapy Western Michigan University
  • MS, Occupational Therapy Western Michigan University
  • COVT, College of Vision Development

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