Dr. Leticia Rousso graduated from the University of Florida in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science degree in health science. She earned a Doctorate of Optometry at Nova Southeastern University in 2015 and was presented with the Volk Award of Excellence in Ocular Disease. She pursued her interest in this specialty area and completed a one-year residency at Nova Southeastern University focusing on ocular disease. After graduating from the residency program in 2016, she joined the faculty at NSU as a full-time instructor where she served as interim clinic chief, taught a module conference course, and held weekly conferences with third-year students. Dr. Rousso also developed the curriculum for the NBEO Board Preparatory course that she has offered to third year students for the past three years.
Dr. Rousso is currently an assistant professor at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry. She is an attending optometric physician at The Eye Care Institute where she precepts third and fourth year student doctors in primary care. In addition to serving on several committees, Dr. Rousso has authored numerous poster presentations submitted to AOA and SECO as well as multiple publications on the topics of retina and glaucoma.
Dr. Rousso is a fellow and member of the American Academy of Optometry.
In her leisure time, she enjoys being with her family, traveling, playing sports, and staying fit.