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 in 2014.
Dr. Abdou currently holds the rank of Assistant Professor 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 serves as the Assistant Director of Residency Programs at Nova Southeastern University as well as the Residency Education Coordinator.
Her responsibilities at NSU include Instructor of Record for the Optometric Theory and Methods course and laboratory, guest lecturing in multiple courses, and precepting students in the clinical setting. Her interests lie mainly in ocular disease diagnoses and management. Dr. Abdou is a fellow and active member of the American Academy of Optometry.