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Samantha McIntosh, O.D.

Samantha McIntosh
Assistant Professor
Chief of Low Vision and Geriatrics, The Eye Care Institute

Dr. McIntosh completed her undergraduate education at the University of Miami, where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in biochemistry along with minors in sociology and chemistry. She graduated from Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in 2016. Following graduation, she completed a residency in primary care with an emphasis in geriatrics and low vision at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in 2017. She joined faculty as an Instructor at Emory University in 2017, where she taught a refractive course to first year ophthalmology residents as well as worked in the Ophthalmology department at Grady Hospital and provided low vision services to visually impaired individuals.

Dr. McIntosh joined the Nova Southeastern University Faculty in 2018. She 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 precepts third and fourth year interns in the Primary care and Low Vision Rehabilitation Services. She is currently involved in research centered around improving the quality of life of visually impaired individuals. One of her areas of interest involves the use of colored filters to improve the reading sustainability and comfort of visually impaired individuals.

Dr. McIntosh is an active member of the American Academy of Optometry and American Optometric Association. She is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Clinical Vision Research. 

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