Dr. Jonathon Jimmerson was raised in Florida and completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Florida. He went on to receive his Doctor of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry. As a student he received the Dr. Kamens Award for “honesty, leadership and commitment to serving others” along with the F. Dow Smith Award for “greatest leadership potential”. Dr. Jimmerson furthered his interest in geriatric and primary care while completing a residency at the Edith Nourse Rogers VA Medical Center in Bedford, MA where he was able to serve the veteran population.
Upon completion of his residency, he began working as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in labs and screenings at the College and saw patients in a private practice setting in Boston. He later became the Assistant Director of Admissions, mentoring candidates and educating undergraduate students about the profession of Optometry.
Most recently, Dr. Jimmerson became the Clinical Director of Vision Services for Charles River Community Health in Brighton, MA where he works with second, third and fourth year Optometry students.
He also continues his work in the laboratory setting as an Instructor for the Principles and Practices courses for first year Optometry students.
Dr. Jimmerson is also an active member of the NECO Alumni Association and currently serves as the Secretary of the Executive Board of Directors.