Lori Vollmer, O.D., FAAO earned her undergraduate degree from the University of South Florida in 1990. Following graduation, she worked as a certified ophthalmic technician for eight years until pursuing a career in optometry in 1998. She graduated with honors and distinction from Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in 2002. She completed a residency in ocular disease at the Aran Eye Associates in Miami, Florida in July 2003.
Dr. Vollmer is currently an Associate Professor of Optometry and Director of Residency Programs for all residency programs affiliated with Nova Southeastern University. She also serves as the Program Coordinator for the Primary Care Residency Programs within Nova Southeastern University.
Her professional interests lie in ocular disease and nutrition. She is an attending optometric physician for the primary care clinic at The Eye Institute in Broward County. Her lecturing interests involve anterior and posterior segment disease, trauma, medical and surgical management and nutrition. She also teaches a course in Ocular Nutrition and the Eye.
Dr. Vollmer is a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry, a Fellow in the Optometric Retina Society, member of the Optometric Nutrition Society, member of the American Optometric Association, Member of International Society of Sports Nutrition (ISSN) and Member of the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). She served on the Board of the Broward County Optometric Association for over 10 years and is currently the Immediate Past President. Dr. Vollmer also serves as a consultant for the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE).