Katherine Green, O.D., received a Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry from St. Mary’s University of San Antonio in 2011, and a Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of Optometry in 2015. Following graduation, she completed a residency in Pediatrics and Binocular Vision at Nova Southeastern University, college of optometry, where she discovered a passion for vision rehabilitation.
Upon completion of her residency, Dr. Green joined the faculty at Nova Southeastern University, where she currently holds the rank of assistant professor. She serves an attending doctor working with 4th year students and residents in the Low Vision and Pediatrics/Binocular Vision clinics and assists in the binocular vision and low vision laboratory courses. Dr. Green is the director of the Acquired Brain Injury Visual Rehabilitation service, where she provides visual evaluations and rehabilitation of patients suffering from concussion, TBI, stroke, vestibular dysfunction, and neurodegenerative disorders.
Dr. Green is an active researcher, serving as an investigator for the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigative Group (PEDIG), as well as several low vision and pediatric studies being performed at NSU. She has previously served as an examiner for the CITT-ART study.
Dr. Green is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry where she has presented workshops and lectures. She is also an active member in the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, serving on the Academic Services Committee and assisting with the student/resident travel scholarship program. Additionally, Dr. Green is the current chair of the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Educators special interest group (SIG) through the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry.
Outside of the College of Optometry, Dr. Green is actively involved in community engagement through the Special Olympics International organization and as a member of the Junior League of Greater Fort Lauderdale.