The Optometry Department will be closed for winter break beginning Mon, December 22nd and will reopen Mon, January 5th.
Hours during academic quarters: Mon/Wed/Fri: 8am-4:00pm; Tue & Thu: 9am-4:00pm. We are closed for lunch from 12:00-12:30 p.m. We are also closed on weekends and all University holidays.
To make an appointment, call the Optometry Department at (858) 534-2602. If you have questions, email us at: SHS-Opto@ucsd.edu
The Student Health Optometry Department has been in operation since February 1975. Because the department is non-profit, services are provided to students at a low cost. Our mission is to facilitate the retention, academic advancement and graduation of UCSD students by maintaining their maximum eye health.
Kathryn Wandel, O.D. - Optometrist
Dr. Wandel has been with the Optometry Department since July 2008. Dr. Wandel received both her B.S. and O.D. degrees from Indiana University.
David L. Weldon, O.D. - Optometrist
Dr. Weldon has been with the Optometry Department since October 2009. Dr. Weldon received his B.S. degree from Santa Clara University, and his O.D. degree from the New England College of Optometry.
Heather Jonasson, O.D. - Optometrist
Dr. Jonasson has been with the Optometry Department since April 2014. Dr. Jonasson received her B.S. degree from UCLA, and her O.D. degree from UC Berkeley.
Evelyn Trajano, A.B.O. Certified - Licensed Optician
Evelyn comes to Student Health Services with extensive training and years of experience in the optical field. She has been with Student Health Services since 2012.
Carol Purcell - Optometry Assistant
Carol has been with Student Health Services since 2004.