Catherine Pace-Watson, OD

Catherine Pace-Watson, OD
Associate Clinical Professor
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Dr. Pace Watson is an associate clinical professor at the College and received her Doctor of Optometry degree from SUNY Optometry in 1986. She previously served as the chief of staff of the University Eye Center, responsible for the overall patient care in the clinic. Dr. Pace Watson is the attending optometrist for the third and fourth year primary care clinic and the instructor of record for the emergency care course. She has also in the past been an instructor for second year clinical methods course and an instructor of record for “Refractive and Binocular Case Analysis.”


Contact Lenses-General, Eye Care for Adults



OD, SUNY College of Optometry, 1986
BS, Fordham University, 1982


SUNY College of Optometry, Ocular disease , 2001



Hilber DJ, Whitwell KJ, Krumholz DM and Pace CA. (1999) “The Effect of Continuous Quality Improvement on Compliance with Clinical Practice Guidelines in an Optometric Clinic: A Retrospective Review”. Journal of the American Optometric Association, February 2000, Vol.71/Number 2

Dell’ Arciprete G, Watson CP. Chapter titled “Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis” in Primary Eyecare in Systemic Disease, Thomann, Marks, Adamczyk, Eds. Publish date 2001

Pace, C. Chapter titled “Communication Skills” in Optometry: Science, Techniques and Clinical Management, Rosenfield and Logan, Eds. Elsevier.