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William Patrick Curran, III, American optometrist. Named Youth Minister of Year Roman Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, 1984.


III, William Patrick Curran, was born on April 15, 1953 in St. Albans, New York, United States. Son of William Patrick and Mary Lois (Connolly) C.


Bachelor, New York University, 1975. OD, State University of New York, New York City, 1980. Master of Business Administration, Arizona State University, 1999.

Postgraduate, Southern California College, 1993.


Supervising optometrist Indian Health Service United States Public Health Service, Aberdeen, South Dakota, 1980. Private practice Phoenix, 1980-1994. Clinical examiner Arizona State Board Optometry, 1982.

Staff optometrist CIGNA Healthcare of Arizona, Inc., since 1994. Sports vision consultant major league baseball, 1982, archery team United States Olympics, 1983;l clinical investigator United States Food and Drug Administration, 1981-1983. Adjunct clinical instructor Southern College Optometry, Memphis, 1983-1985.

Director Optometric Extension Program Foundation, Arizona, 1982-1986. Founding chairman Sun Valley Behavioral Vision Seminary, 1982-1984. Chairman graduate clinical seminars, 1981-1982.

Consultant optometrist United States Department Justice, since 1985. Clinical examiner Arizona State Board of Optometry, 1982.


Board of directors Pulmonary Hypertension Edition and Research Foundation, Phoenix, l982-83. Chairman Forum on Learning Abilities, 1982-1984. Secretary St. Vincent DePaul Society, 1983-1986.

Member American Optometric Association (recognition award l983, 84), Arizona Optometric Association (chairman education l98l-86), Center Arizona Optometric Society (vice president 1982-1983, president 1983-1984), Kiwanis (vice president 1982-1984, president 1984-1985), Beta Gamma Sigma.


Married Teressa Jen Petersen, May 16, 1987. Children: Tamara, Maressa, William Patrick IV.