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    Rachel A. Young

    TitleAssistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology
    SchoolKeck School of Medicine of USC
    AddressHC4 5803 1450 San Pablo Street
    Health Sciences Campus
    Los Angeles California 90033-6103
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      Rachel Young, OD, earned her Bachelors degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and her Doctor of Optometry from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA. Throughout her optometric training, Dr. Young completed externships in various private practices, community health care clinics, and OD-OMD practices. Following completion of her doctorate, she completed a residency at the VA Long Beach Healthcare System; Major Robert Soltes Jr. OD Blind Rehabilitation Center with an emphasis on Low Vision Rehabilitation and Traumatic Brain Injuries. She is also knowledgeable in the detection and management of various ocular diseases such as glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy.

      Dr. Young joins the prestigious faculty at USC Roski Eye Institute as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology with great enthusiasm and passion to provide the community with the utmost quality of care. Dr. Young strives to further the advancements of optometry through research, dedicated patient care and teaching.

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      University of Illinois at Urbana- ChampaignBS
      New England College of OptometryOD
      VA Long Beach Health Care SystemOptometry Residency
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      2013AAO Public Health Care Poster Award and Travel Grant
      Johnson & Johnson2015The Vision Care Institute, LLC Award
      2016AAO Resident's Day Poster Selection