Paul Karpecki OD, Expands Role at Review of Optometry as VP, Clinical Content

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa.—Paul M. Karpecki, OD, FAAO, a prominent optometric practitioner, educator and author, has joined the Review of Optometry editorial team in the new position of vice president of clinical content.

Karpecki, who joined the Review editorial board 15 years ago and has worked as a conference chair for the Review of Optometry meetings for the past seven years, started his new role with the leading publication group on Feb. 1.

Stated, Marc Ferrara, president of Jobson’s Information Services Group, which includes the Review Group, “Paul has been someone who over the past 15 years has helped ensure that the Review brand is hitting the right clinical notes in its service to the profession and who became a close ally with the late Rick Bay and the Review team during that time. Dr. Karpecki’s addition to the team in this new role will enable him to continue to serve as a clinical conscience for our efforts as well as help us find new ways to advance the ways we serve the profession.”

Karpecki received his optometry degree from Indiana University and completed a fellowship in corneal and refractive surgery at Hunkeler Eye Centers in affiliation with the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He currently works in corneal services and heads the clinical research department at the Koffler Vision Group in Lexington, Kentucky.

Karpecki is past president of the Optometric Council on Refractive Technology (OCRT), co-chair of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ASCRS) Task Force on the Integrated Eyecare Delivery System and vice president of the Ocular Surface Society of Optometry (OSSO).
A noted educator and author, Dr. Karpecki authors the Review of Optometry's Practice Pearl of the Week e-blast, and he serves on the editorial board of
eight professional journals.

Karpecki was one of two optometrists appointed to the Delphi International Society at Wilmer-Johns Hopkins, which included the top 25 dry eye experts in the world and the National Eye institute’s Dry Eye Committee to provide insights around dry eye and women.