Carolyn Majcher, O.D., F.A.A.O.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Carolyn Majcher is a Doctor of Optometry and a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Natural Science from the Robert Cook Honors College at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2008. She received her Doctorate of Optometry and Bachelor of Science in Visual Science from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University in 2011 and graduated Summa Cum Laude with advanced retinal and pediatric competencies. While at Salus University, Dr. Majcher received the Dr. John E. and Ethel M. Crozier Memorial Award for excellence in the study of anatomy and pathology as well as the Cooper Vision Excellence in Contact Lens Award. She was awarded M. L. Abramson & E. F. Wildermuth Scholarships in 2009 and 2010 and was a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society. Dr. Majcher achieved the highest score on the National Board Part 1 Applied Basic Science Examination in her class and was within the top 1% nationwide.
In 2012, Dr. Majcher completed a primary care residency at the Eye Institute of the Pennsylvania College of Optometry concentrated in ocular disease management. She was one of four recipients awarded an Optometry Residency Matching Service Scholarship given to residents with the highest cumulative scores on all three parts of the National Board Examinations.Following completion of her residency, Dr. Majcher became and remains a full-time faculty member at the University of the Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry where she is a Senior Clinical Instructor and Director of Externship Programs. She is involved in didactic instruction of 2nd and 3rd year students and clinical instruction of 3rd year and 4th year students in the Primary Care and Ocular Disease Clinics. During her time as an instructor, Dr. Majcher received several awards including the Sr. Maria Goretti Zehr Award for Innovation, the Distinguished Teacher Award from the graduating class of 2016, and the Best New Faculty Member and Best in Lab awards from the class of 2015.