President
Sarah Kochik, OD, FAAO

 
 

Bio

Dr. Sarah Kochik is honored to serve as the next President of ACCCOS. Dr. Kochik is a part-time clinical instructor in the Myopia Control Clinic at UC Berkeley and is currently working toward a PhD researching myopia treatments. Upon completion of her PhD, she hopes to join the faculty at an optometry school, combining clinical practice with her passion for teaching.

In her free time, she enjoys exploring Berkeley with her dog, Leo, ice skating, and taking Pure Barre classes.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Molecular and Cell Biology
       University of California, Berkeley

Doctor of Optometry
      UC Berkeley School of Optometry

Residency
       UC Berkeley School of Optometry
       in Pediatrics and Primary Care

Current practice

PhD Candidate
      UC Berkeley Department of Vision Science

Clinical Instructor, Myopia Control Clinic
      Meredith Morgan Eye Center, UC Berkeley

Email

acccos.president@gmail.com

 

Immediate Past President
Melanie L. Mason, OD, FAAO

 
 

Bio

Dr. Mason has been an ACCCOS Board member since 2011. She enjoys working at Livermore Optometry Group and as a clinical instructor at UCBSO. She loves spending time outside with her husband and two kids. And, if she can find the time, she mountain bikes and runs.

Education

Bachelor degree,
      California Polytechnic State University,
      San Luis Obispo

Doctor of Optometry
      UC Berkeley School of Optometry

Residency
      UC Berkeley School of Optometry
      in Primary Care and Contact Lens

Current practice

Livermore Optometry Group

UCB Assistant Clinical Professor

Email

acccos.past.president@gmail.com

 

President Elect
Jasmine (Jazzi) Junge, OD, FAAO

 
 

Bio

Dr. Junge graduated with honors from the UC Berkeley School of Optometry where she also completed her residency training in Low Vision and Ocular Disease. When she is not seeing patients at Rockridge Optometry, Dr. Junge is working on her PhD in Vision Science on the UC Berkeley campus where she also teaches in the optometry program. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. Dr. Junge enjoys traveling, hiking, and fishing with her husband, watching Jeopardy, and cheering on her California Golden Bears.

Education

Bachelor degree,
      University of California Berkeley

Doctor of Optometry
      UC Berkeley School of Optometry

Residency
      UC Berkeley School of Optometry
      in Low Vision and Ocular Disease

Current practice

Rockridge Optometry
5321 College Ave
Oakland, CA 94618
510-655-3797
www.rockridgeoptometry.com

Email

acccos.president.elect@gmail.com