Our Alumni who hold, or have held, VA Medical Staff Appointments:

Sara Schamerloh OD             (Ft. Wayne, IN)

Pete Russo, O.D.                    (Hines Eye, IL)

Rebecca Sterner O.D.            (Lebannon, PA)

Michelle Marciniak, O.D.         (Jesse Brown, IL)

Tim Ellis,  O.D.                        (Boise, ID)

Charles Kinnaird,  O.D.           (Jesse Brown, IL)

Charlotte Joslin, O.D., Ph.D.   (Jesse Brown, IL)

Wendy Moyle, O.D.                 (Ft. Wayne, IN)

Gregory Wolfe, O.D., M.P.H.   (Tuscon, AZ)

Daniele Weiler, O.D.                (Tuscon, AZ)

Victoria Butcko, O.D.               (Jesse Brown, IL)

Treacy Adamo O.D., M.S.        (Jesse Brown, IL)

Kasey Zann, O.D.                    (Miami, FL)

Lauren Ristin, O.D.                  (Jesse Brown, IL)

Andrea Murphy, O.D.               (White River Falls,VT)

Ellen Shorter, O.D.                  (Jesse Brown, IL)

Jennifer Brown, O.D.               (Jesse Brown, IL)

Jessica Johnson, O.D.            (Danville, IL)

Anjali Desai, O.D.                    (Charlotte, NC)

Saurin Patel, O.D.                   (Lyon, NJ)

Sonal Patel, O.D.                    (Lyon, NJ)

Sonal Pandya, O.D.                (Hines, IL)

Joanna Gebhardt, O.D.          (Boston, MA)

Molly O’Shaughnessey, O.D.  (Miami, FL)

Melissa Au-Yeung, O.D.          (Seattle, WA)


Laura Verwilst Perron, O.D.     (Dayton,OH)

Shannon VerWoert, O.D.         (Miami, FL)

Michelle C. Lee, O.D.               (Jesse Brown, IL)

Andrew Ta, O.D.                       (Fresno, CA)

Mallory McLaughlin, O.D.        (Jesse Brown, IL)

Allison K. Guindon, O.D.          (Jesse Brown, IL)

To request more information or to schedule an interview please email Dr. Jennifer Brown at:

Contact us:

Jennifer Brown, OD, FAAO

Residency Coordinator 


Charles Kinnaird, OD, FAAO

Co-Director Ocular Disease

Chief of Optometry Section

Jesse Brown VA Medical Center


Peter Russo, OD, FAAO, Diplomate

Co-Director Low Vision Rehabilitation 

Hines VA Blind Rehabilitation Service 


Tel:  312-569-7505

Fax: 312-569-7547

Jesse Brown VAMC

820 S Damen Ave

Chicago IL 60612

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