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Dwayne Douglas Young

Dwayne Douglas Young, American optometrist, educator. Lis optometrist, Missouri, Indiana.


  • Young, Dwayne Douglas was born on December 17, 1954 in St. Joseph, Michigan, United States. Son of Donald D. and Clarabelle B. (Radde) Young.

  • Education

    • Student, Purdue University, 1976. Bachelor of Science, Indiana University, 1978. OD, Indiana University, 1980.


    • Assistant professor School Optometry Indiana University, Bloomington, 1981-1984. Resident in optometry Veterans Administration Medical Center, Newington, Connecticut, 1980-1981, staff optometrist St. Louis, since 1984. Adjunct assistan professor School Optometry University Missouri, St. Louis, since 1984.

      Speaker various continuing education programs, since 1983.

    Major achievements

    • Lis optometrist, Missouri, Indiana.


    • Co-contributor articles to professional publications.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Denomination: Unitarian Universalist


    With United States Army, 1990-1991, captain Reserve. Fellow American Academy Optometry. Member American Optometric Foundation, National Association VA Optometrists (secretary 1984-1987, special award 1986, 88, treasurer since 1991), American Optometric Association, Armed Forces Optometric Society, St. Louis Optometric Society, Indiana University Alumni Association (life), Delta Sigma Phi.



    Amateur radio.


    • Married Paula Gayle Gember, May 12, 1984. Children: Lauren Rachel, Brian Gregory.
    • father: Donald D. Young
    • mother: Clarabelle B. (Radde) Young
    • spouse: Paula Gayle Gember
    • children: Lauren Rachel Young
    • Brian Gregory Young
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    Born December 17, 1954
    (age 62)