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NSUCO Names Dr. Jamie Althoff Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Admissions

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NSUCO Names Dr. Jamie Althoff Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Admissions

Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry (NSUCO) is pleased to announce that Jamie Althoff, OD has been named Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Admissions. Over the past several years, she has worked closely with her predecessor, Dr. Nicole Patterson, with her extensive involvement with interviews, SPAC, student mentorship, and as Director of Outcomes and Assessments. Her knowledge and involvement at this level will help during the time of transition into this important role for our college. Prior to this new role, Dr. Althoff served as an assistant professor and her teaching responsibilities include instructor of record for the Theoretical Optics I and II lecture and laboratory courses, instructor of record for the Clinical Gerontology course, and lab instructor for Optometric Theory and Methods and Physical Diagnosis labs.

Dr. Althoff graduated from Ferris State University in Big Rapids, MI, in 2005 with a BS in Vision Science and went on to earn her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Michigan College of Optometry in 2007. In 2008, Dr. Althoff completed a residency in Primary Care with an emphasis in Geriatrics and Low Vision at NSUCO. Dr. Althoff has also won multiple student awards, advanced teaching through technology, and been an integral part of our program. “I look forward to supporting our students and the changes being made at the program level to train excellent optometrists in an ever-changing environment,” says Dr. Althoff.


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