New faculty spotlight: Desinee Drakulich, O.D.

October 11, 2018

Image with caption: Desinee Drakulich, O.D.

Desinee Drakulich, O.D.

Desinee Drakulich, O.D., is a new faculty member at UNMC.

  • Name: Desinee Drakulich, O.D.
  • Hometown: Omaha
  • Title and department at UNMC: Assistant professor, UNMC Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences

Professional interests:

  • Eye care
  • Contact lenses

How I fell in love with optometry:
I have always had a passion for science and helping people. This career gives me access to both -- the excitement of ever-changing research and the fulfillment of patient care.

Degrees:

  • B.S., chemistry, University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • B.S., biology, University of Nebraska at Omaha
  • B.S., optometry, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Elkins Park
  • Doctorate of Optometry, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Elkins Park

Memberships:

  • American Optometric Academy
  • Nebraska Optometric Academy

Three things people may not know about me:

  • I play guitar (poorly).
  • I have six rescue animals.
  • I am petrified of spiders.

Clinic locations:

  • Truhlsen Eye Institute Main Campus
  • Truhlsen Eye Institute Village Pointe

For appointments and referrals: Call Truhlsen Eye Institute: 402-559-2020.

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