Alicia Feis, OD, FAAO

Dean, Arizona College of Optometry and Associate Professor

Dr. Alicia Feis joined Midwestern University in 2011 and has held many successful roles within the Arizona College of Optometry before becoming Dean of the college in 2019.  She obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Bio-Psychology at the University of California Santa Barbara and her Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree at the Southern California College of Optometry.  During her post-doctoral residency, Dr. Feis focused on pediatrics and binocular vision at the Illinois College of Optometry.  She was in private practice in Fort Collins, Colorado before changing her career path to academia.  Prior to her current position, she served as the Assistant Director Clinical Rotations, Assistant Dean and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at the Arizona College of Optometry (AZCOPT).

In addition to her administrative role, she serves as a Clinical Associate Professor, providing patient care and supervising AZCOPT students at the Midwestern University Eye Institute in the pediatrics clinic.  Dr. Feis is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO).  She serves as a clinical director for the Special Olympics Opening Eyes program and was the recipient of the 2017 Arizona Optometric Association Young Optometrist of the Year Award.