Another JM Alum Making A Difference
Dr. Samuel C. Oliphant, or Dr. Sam as he is known to his younger patients, heads a team of professionals dedicated to the treatment of learning-related visual difficulties in children and adults. Dr. Oliphant is a 1975 graduate of Southern College of Optometry where he participated in an intensified pediatric vision internship under the tutelage of Dr. John Streff, the former Vision Director of Yale University Geselle Institute for Child Development. He is one of a limited number of Developmental Doctors of Optometry.
Dr. Oliphant works extensively with the educational and health care communities providing educational workshops, free developmental vision screenings, consulting services, advanced “screeners” training and other special programs. Dr. Oliphant maintains an active lecturing schedule devoted to vision and its effects on learning, as well as authoring numerous published articles on the subject.
Dr. Oliphant is a member of the Oklahoma and American Optometric Associations, the Optometric Extension Program and the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. In addition, he has earned the prestigious honor as a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.