Juan D. Morales, O.D.

Assistant Professor

TEACHING/RESEARCH INTERESTS

Ophthalmic optical innovations in the area of progressive addition lenses

Photochromic advances in lenses

Optical advances in contact lens correction.

EDUCATION

  • Doctor of Optometry from Inter American University of Puerto Rico, School of Optometry, 1999-2003.
  • Bachelor’s in Biology from University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, 1995-1999.

RECENT COURSES TAUGHT/CLINICAL INSTRUCTION

  • Full time Faculty at Inter American School of Optometry- Assistant Professor in courses: Applied Optics 1, Optics 2, Optics 3 and Primary Eye Care Procedures Laboratory. (Aug 2006-present).
  • Clinical Instructor (3rd and 4th year inters) Inter American School of Optometry- Train students in clinical skills (Diagnosis, management and treatment). (Aug 2003-present)

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL DISTINCTIONS

Member of the Academic Senate at the Inter American University of PR, also a member of the Optometry School Senate

Professor of the year award in 2015

COMMUNITY SERVICES

Part of ASVO mission trips.  

BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Juan D. Morales Velazquez completed a Doctorate in Optometry at the Inter American University of Puerto Rico, School of Optometry in 2003 and since has been part of the School of Optometry at the Inter American University as a clinical and didactic professor. He has a rank of Assistant Professor and teaches Applied Optics 1, Optics 2, Optics 3 and Primary Eye Care Procedures Laboratory. Dr. Morales is a clinical instructor for 3rd and 4rd year students.

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