Dr. Breanne McGhee is a full-time clinical optometrist in New Orleans, Louisiana where she is a native. She obtained her Bachelor’s in Science (B.S.) degree in Psychology from Xavier University of Louisiana. Upon graduation from Xavier, she continued onto Pacific University College of Optometry where she obtained her Doctorate of Optometry (O.D.), Masters in Education (MEd), and PhD in Education and Leadership (PhD). She also earned the prestigious top honor, the Dean’s Award, for her years of service and scholarship during her optometry school years.
She completed a Family Practice Optometry residency at Bond Wroten Eye Clinic in Louisiana affiliated with the Southern College of Optometry. Later, she earned a Fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO). Dr. McGhee is a part time assistant associate professor and clinical adjunct at Pacific University College of Optometry. She is also an active member of the Optometry Association of Louisiana (OAL), American Optometric Association (AOA), American Academy of Optometry(AAO) and National Optometric Association (NOA) where she serves on various committees. Dr. McGhee has authored several scientific posters and lectured clinical presentations at various optometry conferences. Some of her clinical and professional work have been featured in the Review of Optometry, Optometry & Vision Journal, AOA Focus, and Women in Optometry.
In 2020, Dr. McGhee was the recipient of the Women In Optometry Young Optometrist of the Year Theia Award, as well as the Emerging Leader Award at Pacific University. In 2021 and 2022, Dr. McGhee was awarded the William C. Ezell Fellowship by the American Academy of Optometry Foundation