Ruth McAndrews

Ruth S. McAndrews, OD, FVI, Chair, Newsletter Committee, Past President

Dr. McAndrews is currently in private practice in Davenport, Iowa. She received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Iowa and a Doctor of Optometry from Illinois College of Optometry. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Iowa Optometric Association. Dr McAndrews was a recipient of the Iowa Young O.D. of the Year in 1982, the Iowa O.D. of the Year in 2002 and Heart of America Award 2012. She has also served on the Iowa Board of Optometry Examiners (1988-1994) and the Mississippi Valley Optometric Association (past president). Dr. McAndrews is involved in community service through the Grace Lutheran Church, community band, local business organizations, and the Iowa City Noon Lions Club. She has been involved in VOSH International, serving as its President in 2005-07. Dr. McAndrews is a Fellow of VOSH International. Dr. McAndrews has served as the treasurer and past president of VOSH/Iowa and has participated in over 30 VOSH missions. Dr. McAndrews can be contacted at