Dr. Erik Mothersbaugh is the Dean of Student Affairs for Illinois College of Optometry. He graduated from Augustana College in Rock Island, IL in 2008 with a double major in Psychology and Biology and received his Doctor of Optometry degree in 2012 from ICO. He completed a residency in Primary Care and Ocular Disease at ICO in 2013. After residency he served full-time on ICO’s faculty for 5 years, teaching a courses in Visual and Physical Optics and Ethics, and serving as an attending optometrist in the Primary Care and Urgent Care services of the Illinois Eye Institute. Since his recent appointment to Dean of Student Affairs, he has remained on the faculty on a part-time basis, continuing patient care and the Ethics curriculum.