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Edward Strachan Bennett

Edward Strachan Bennett, American optometrist. Diplomate American Academy Optometry. University Missouri grantee, 1983, 86, 89.

Background

Bennett, Edward Strachan was born on July 6, 1953 in Terre Haute, Indiana, United States. Son of Robert Rhoades and Mary Edith (Strachan) Bennett.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Indiana University, 1975. OD, Ind University, 1979. Master of Science in Educational Psychology, Ind University, 1982.

Career

Lecturer Indiana University School Optometry, Bloomington, 1979-1982. Assistant professor optometry University Missouri School Optometry, St. Louis, 1982-1988, associate professor optometry, since 1988. Executive director Rigid Gas Permeable Lens Institute, since 1988.

Adjunct assistan professor department ophthalmology Bethesda Eye Institute St. Louis University, since 1985. Presenter in field.

Membership

Member American Optometric Association (industry committee since 1990, contact lens section, program chairman 1989), American Academy Optometry (cornea and lens section since 1988), Missouri Optometric Association (continuing education committee 1991), St. Louis Optometric Society, Rigid Gas Permeable Lens Institute (executive director since 1988), Association Optometric Contact Lens Educator (chairman 1986-1988), Association Optometric Educators.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, jogging.

Connections

Married Mary Jean Loehr, June 5, 1982. Children: Matthew, Joseph Robert.