1st Year Faculty

SCCO Faculty for 1st Year Students : Meet Dr. Rachelle Lin

A continuing series featuring facutly who teach first year SCCO students, meet Rachelle Lin, OD, MS, FAAO and hear her advice to incoming optometry students…

Dr. Rachelle Lin is a full-time Assistant Professor at the Southern California College of Optometry (SCCO) at Marshall B. Ketchum University (MBKU):

Treats patients in the clinical departments of Low Vision Rehabilitation and Acquired Brain Injury at the University Eye Center at Ketchum Health in Anaheim, CA

Conducts genetic testing for inherited eye conditions

Teaches low vision rehabilitation, genetics, clinical methods, and nutrition and has lectured internationally, with special interest in traumatic brain injury, vision rehabilitation, genetic testing, and gene therapy

Is an active member of the American Optometric Association and the California Optometric Association (COA), where she currently serves as COA Trustee

Served as Chair of the COA Low Vision Rehabilitation Section and as President of the Orange County Optometric Society

Is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry

Received her bachelor’s degree from UCI, a Doctor of Optometry, and Master of Science in Vision Science degrees from SCCO

Completed her post-graduate residency at the VA Long Beach Healthcare System in low vision, traumatic brain injury, and primary care

Named 2019 COA Young Optometrist of the Year

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