Jennifer Deakins,O.D., FAAOClinical Associate Professor
Originally from Houston, TX, Dr. Jennifer L. Deakins attended the University of Miami in Florida for undergraduate studies and obtained a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies, focusing on public health. She received her Doctor of Optometry Degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry, graduating Magna Cum Laude and completed internships focusing on glaucoma, retinal disease, and LASIK co-management. She completed a year-long residency in Ocular Disease at Cedar Springs Eye Clinic in Dallas, TX. She serves on the Board of Trustees for the Texas Optometric Association and is active in Grassroots and Legislative efforts. Dr. Deakins has presented continuing education on Neuroimaging, B Scan Technology, and Retina Vascular Complications. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry and a candidate for Fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry.
Currently, Dr. Deakins is the Clinic Director of Community Eye Clinic in Fort Worth. An outreach clinic of UHCO, this clinic serves the under-privileged patients of Fort Worth and is a student externship site for UHCO and Rosenberg College of Optometry.
Andrew Kemp,O.D., FAAOClinical Asst Prof
Dr. Andrew Kemp graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2010 and the University of Houston College Of Optometry in 2014. Dr. Kemp completed an ocular disease residency at the Cedar Springs Eye Clinic in Dallas, TX, a UHCO-affiliated community clinic. Dr. Kemp is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and works with fourth year student externs at the Cedar Springs Eye Clinic and the Community Eye Clinic. Dr. Kemp’s clinical interests include diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, uveitis, keratoconus and the fitting of specialty contact lenses for a variety of corneal abnormalities. Dr. Kemp is a member of the Texas Optometric Association and American Optometric Association.