Diane Adamczyk, OD

Diane Adamczyk, OD
Director of Residency Education

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Dr. Adamczyk has been the director of Residency Programs at the SUNY Optometry since 1999, where she is also a professor. She began her career in 1986 as a low vision consultant and as an assistant clinical professor at the College. Dr. Adamczyk is also a visiting faculty member at the New England College of Optometry in Boston. She earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1985 and completed a residency at the Newington VA Hospital in Newington, CT. Dr. Adamczyk regularly lectures internationally on ocular pharmacology, glaucoma, infectious disease control and prevention in optometric practice, headaches, and on professional development related topics.

Affiliations and Recognition

  • Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry



OD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Salus University, 1985
BA, Villanova University, 1981


Newington VA Hospital Newington, CT, Primary Care with Ocular Disease Emphasis, 1986

Board Certified

American Board of Optometry, 2013



Special  Issue on Residencies.  Optometric Education. The Journal of the Association of Schools  and Colleges of Optometry. 2003  (Spring): Volume 28(Number 3). Editor.

Thomann  K. Marks E. Adamczyk DT.  Primmy Eyecare  111 S,.1stemic  Disease. McGraw Hill. Co­ author/editor of text.  2″d edition. 2001.

Marks E. Adamczyk DT, Thomann K.  Primm)’ Evecare in Systemic Disease  Appleton and Lange. Co­ author’editor of text.  First Edition,  1995.
Journal Articles

Adamczyk  DT, Mozlin,  R.  Value Added  Assessment of Private Practice Externships. Journal  of Optometric Education. Submitted for publication, December, 2012.

Adamczyk, DT.  The SUNY  Residency Education Program.   J of Behavioral Optometry. 2009;Volume 20 (Number 4): 86.

Special  Issue on Residencies-An Introduction. Special  Issue on Residencies. Optometric Education. The Journal of the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometric.  2003 (Spring);Volume 28(Number 3):78.

Adamczyk. DT.  Red Eyes. The Good, the Bad and the Ugly. Optometric Today. (United Kingdom) 1999:39:17(September 10). p.35-37.

Adamczyk DT.  Am I Seeing  Things? Optomet1:v Today.  (United  Kingdom) 1999:39:12(June 18). p.37-39.

Adamczyk DT.  Is This Headache Serious?  Optometry Today. (United  Kingdom) 1999;39:6(March 26), p. 46-49.

Adamczyk DT.   Ocular  Manifestations of Migraines.  Vision First.   The World  Wide Eye Inc.  Fall. 1997.

Adamczyk DT.  Visual  Disturbances, Phenomenon, and Hallucinations. Optometry Clinics: Neuro­ophthalmic Disorders. Appleton  and  Lange.   1 996:5(3&4):33-52.

Adamczyk DT.  Ocular  and Adult Manifestations of Pediatric  Disease.   Practical  Optometry (Canada). 1995:6 (October):180-186.