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Richard Lee Newell

Richard Lee Newell, American optometrist. Fellow: American Academy Optometry; member: Military Surgeons United States Associate, Armed Forces Optometric Society (life), American Optometric Society.

Background

  • Newell, Richard Lee was born on October 3, 1937 in Glenns Ferry, Idaho, United States. Son of Leon Cooper and Gracie Lee (Jordan) Newell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Pacific University, 1961. OD, 1962; Master in Public Health, Tulane University, 1975.

    Career

    • Commissioned lieutenant United States Navy, 1965, advanced through grades to Commander. Chief optometry services Naval Support Activity, Da Nang, Vietnam, 1968—1969. Executive officer Naval Ophthalmic Support and Training Activity, Yorktown, Virginia, 1972—1974.

      Chief of optometry United States Navy, Washington, 1979—1981. Chairman optometry services Naval Regional Medical Center, Oakland, California, 1981—1983. Retired, 1983; consultant CooperVision Optics, Inc., 1983—1984.

      Director professional services D.O.C. Optics Corporation, Southfield, Michigan, since 1984.

    Works

    • Editor: (book) Navy Opticians School Reference Manual, 1973.

    Membership

    Fellow: American Academy Optometry. Member: Military Surgeons United States Associate, Armed Forces Optometric Society (life), American Optometric Society.

    Connections

    • Married Theresa Kelly. Children: Jodi Rae, Erick, Christopher.
    • father: Leon Cooper Newell
    • mother: Gracie Lee (Jordan) Newell
    • spouse: Theresa Kelly
    • children: Jodi Rae Newell
    • Erick Newell
    • Christopher Newell
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