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Optometry Residency Team

Program Leaders

Jennifer Gipp

Jennifer Gipp, OD, FAAO, MBA
Co-Director of Residency Program
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Kristen Reierson OD, FAAO

Kristen Reierson OD, FAAO
Co-Director of Residency Program
[email protected]

Kerry Boyle

Kerry Boyle
Residency/Fellowship Program Coordinator
[email protected]

Don Lyon, OD, MS, FAAO
Director of Residencies at Indiana University School of Optometry

Residency Supervisors


  • Jennifer Gipp, OD
  • Kristen Reierson, OD
  • Thomas Edwards, OD
  • Todd Verdon, OD – Optometry Section Chair
  • Angela Darveaux, OD
  • Sarah Clements, OD
  • Troy Makay, OD
  • Andy Nahas, OD – Optometry Regional Section Chair
  • Brad Collins, OD
  • Allison Burbach, OD


  • Susanne Falkenberry, MD – Department Head
  • Ram Rolius, MD
  • Steven Whitford, MD
  • Jordon Thompson, MD
  • David Nash, MD
  • Kristie Shappell, MD


Meet the Current Residents (2021-2022)

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1900 South Ave.
La Crosse, WI 54601

(608) 782-7300

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