Dr. Mariem Abdou completed her undergraduate education at the University of Delaware with a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences in 2009. She graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University in 2013 and continued there for a residency in primary care with an emphasis in ocular disease in 2014.
Dr. Abdou currently holds the rank of Instructor at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry. She is an attending optometric physician at The Eye Care Institute at Nova Southeastern University where she is a residency supervisor and precepts third and fourth year interns in the Primary Care service. Dr. Abdou also serves as the Residency Education Coordinator.
Her responsibilities at Nova include teaching in the optometric theory and methods laboratory, guest lecturing in courses, and precepting students in the clinical setting. Her interests lie mainly in ocular disease diagnoses and management. Dr. Abdou is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and is an active member and participant of the American Optometric Association, Florida Optometric Association, and the Broward County Optometry Association.