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David Weare Hansen

David Weare Hansen, American optometrist. Certified optometrist Iowa.


  • Hansen, David Weare was born on March 11, 1945 in Maryville, Missouri, United States. Son of Lester Weare and Gretchen (Hosman) Hansen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Iowa, 1967. Bachelor of Science in Visual Science, Illinois College Optometry1969.


    • General practice optometry, Des Moines, since 1971. Contact lens consultant Chemical Industries Basel Vision Care, Atlanta, since 1984. Clinical contact lens researcher Bausch & Lomb, Wesley Jessen, Alcon, Sola/Syntex, Precision Cosmet, Vision Ease.

    Major achievements

    • Certified optometrist Iowa.


    • Contributor articles to medical journals.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Active St. Mark Lutheran Church, Allergan, Alcon, Human machine interface, Iowa Association Children with Learning Disabilities, Des Moines Civic Center. Board directors The Science Center Iowa, since 1981, president, since 1984. Chairman exhibits committee Science Center, since 1982, member action council, since 1974.

    Fellow: American Academy Optometry (president Education Commission since 1984). Member: Central Iowa Development Vision Group., Mid-Iowa Optometric Society, Iowa Optometric Association, American Optometric Association, College Optometrists in Vision Development.



    Photography, swimming.


    • Married Linda Jean Kubina, July 24, 1971. Children: John David, Stephanie Jean.
    • father: Lester Weare Hansen
    • mother: Gretchen (Hosman) Hansen
    • spouse: Linda Jean Kubina
    • children: John David Hansen
    • Stephanie Jean Hansen
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    Born March 11, 1945
    (age 72)