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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