Midwestern University is pleased to announce that Donald E. Jarnagin, O.D., has been named Dean of the Arizona College of Optometry (AZCOPT). Dr. Jarnagin previously served as AZCOPT's Interim Dean.
Dr. Jarnagin has practiced in Glendale since 1970 and has served as President of both the Arizona and American Optometric Associations. He was recognized as "O.D. of the Year" by the Central Arizona Optometry Society, the Arizona Optometric Association, and the Great Western Council of Optometry.As Dean of the Arizona College of Optometry, Dr. Jarnagin also heads the state-of-the-art Midwestern University Eye Institute, one of the largest optometry clinics in the State of Arizona incorporating 61 exam rooms, classrooms, and specialty areas. Staffed by AZCOPT faculty and third- and fourth-year optometry students, the Institute offers standard eye exams for about half the traditional cost and operates a full-featured Optical Retail Center that offers a wide selection of eyeglasses and contact lenses at competitive prices. The Eye Institute also provides disease screenings, sports vision care and vision enhancement for athletes, low-vision and rehabilitative vision services, pediatric care, and a 24 hour on-call optometrist.