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Nicole Quinn, OD, FAAO

  • Professor of Optometry
  • Director, Residencies
  • Pediatric Optometry Residency Program Coordinator
  • Attending, Tufts Medical Center Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Clinic

Credentials

Residency, Pediatric Optometry, New England College of Optometry
OD, New England College of Optometry
BS, Dietetics, University of Vermont

Areas of Expertise

Professional Honors & Awards

2019 Theia Award for Excellence in Education, Women in Optometry
2016 Student Marshal, Commencement Ceremony 5/16, NECO
2013 Dupuis-Pellerin Award for Faculty Excellence, NECO
2007 New Alumni Achiever Award, University of Vermont College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
2005 ALCON/NECO Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching
2004 NECO Master Clinical Teacher Award
2001 VISTAKON Terrence Ingraham Pediatric Optometry Resident Award
2001 COVD Award for Excellence in Vision Therapy
1998 Fellow, American Academy of Optometry

Practice Locations

Tufts Medical Center Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus Clinic

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Optometry
American Optometric Association

Research Interests

Pediatric Optometry
Strabismus
Amblyopia
Convergence Insufficiency
Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

Research Involvement

2019-Present Principal Investigator: Efficacy of the SPEED Questionnaire in Correlating Electronic Device Screen time and Pediatric Dry Eye Symptomology. Co-Investigators: Sarah Bielski, OD, Vicki Chen, MD, Tufts Medical Center

2002-Present Examiner: Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group. Site Coordinator, Tufts Medical Center 6/09-12/10 NEI Grant # 1 U10 EY11751-03 , PI: Roy Beck, MD

2019 Investigator: Accuracy and Testability of Autorefraction in Pediatric Patients with Nystagmus. PI: Vicki Chen, MD, Kirsten Johnson, OD, Tufts Medical Center

2017-2018 Investigator: Do strabismus measurements change after pupil dilation in children? PI: Vicki Chen, MD, Justine Grier, OD, Tufts Medical Center

2016-2018 Investigator: Novel Video-Based Treatment of Amblyopia Study. PI: Vicki Chen, MD, Tufts Medical Center

Publications & Presentations

Bielski S, Quinn N. Ocular manifestations of congenital cytomegalovirus in a child. October 2019 Annual Meeting Abstract and Program Planner accessed at www.aaopt.org. American Academy of Optometry Residency Day Abstract 151.

Grier J, Quinn N, Choi C, Chen V. Do cover test measurements change after cycloplegic dilation in children? November 2018 Annual Meeting Abstract and Program Planner accessed at www.aaopt.org. American Academy of Optometry Abstract 185112.

Chen VM, Quinn N, Yoo S, Choi C, Klein S, Reese PD, Strominger MB. Novel binocular iPad cartoon video program improves stereoacuity and central fusion in treated and untreated amblyopes. AAPOS Meeting 2018 accessed at http://aapos2018.org/2018/02/17/paper-6/.

Bligdon S, Keppol S, Quinn NB, Lyons SA. Perceptions of optometry students and residents regarding the benefits of residency training. October 2012 Annual Meeting Abstract and Program Planner accessed at www.aaopt.org. American Academy of Optometry Abstract 125469.

Keppol S, Bligdon S, Quinn NB, Lyons SA. Impact of optometric training on future career path. October 2012 Annual Meeting Abstract and Program Planner accessed at www.aaopt.org. American Academy of Optometry Abstract 125541.

Collaborators

Roy Beck, MD
Sarah Bielski, OD
Vicki Chen, MD