Chair, Development and Fundraising
Barbara W. Brown, O.D., F.A.A.O.
Dr. Brown received her undergraduate degree, optometry degree and graduate certificate in Nonprofit Management and Leadership from the University of Missouri at Saint Louis. In the American Academy of Optometry, she is a fellow in the Education Section (her work was in Managing Optometric Debt). She has always been in private practice and began working with students (Admission/Financial Aid/Placement) at UMSL in 1999. She began serving on VOSH missions through VOSH-PA in Haiti. She retired from the University in 2013 and remains in very part-time practice.