Dr. Whitney Hauser received her Doctor of Optometry degree in 2001 from Southern College of Optometry. She completed a postgraduate residency in Primary Care Optometry at the Southern College of Optometry in 2003.
Prior to joining the SCO faculty as Assistant Professor, Dr. Hauser served as Clinical Director and Research Coordinator at an ophthalmology referral center in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr. Hauser has authored many articles focusing on the management and treatment of ocular surface disease, the anterior segment and practice management. She has been an invited speaker across the United States and internationally.
Dr. Hauser servers as Clinical Development Consultant at TearWell: Advanced Dry Eye Treatment Center and the Advanced Care and Ocular Disease Service at Southern College of Optometry. She is, also, founder and senior consultant for Signal Ophthalmic Consulting (SOC). SOC designs premier care plans for optometry and ophthalmology practices with an emphasis on dry eye care and cataract/refractive surgery.
Dr. Hauser serves on the boards of TearLab, RySurg, Paragon BioTeck and Science Based Health. She, also, serves on the editorial board of Advanced Ocular Care.