Kathleen Boland , O.D. 
Associate Clinical Professor

Dr. Kathleen "Kate" Boland serves in the areas of Primary Care and Community Services which provides vision examinations throughout the St. Louis metropolitan area. 

Dr. Boland provides eye and vision care at a variety of institutions throughout the region, many which serve the elderly and those with subnormal vision. Dr. Boland is the coordinator for the courses in Low Vision Rehabilitation and Geriatrics at the College.  Dr. Boland has worked on research involving how carotenoid supplements affect light sensitivity.  She has also worked with the University’s Gerontology Department doing research regarding driver’s licensing and vision impairment.  Dr. Boland earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Benedictine College, and a Doctor of Optometry degree from UM-St. Louis College of Optometry.


College of Optometry
University of Missouri-St. Louis
One University Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63121
Telephone: (314) 516-6229 Fax: (314) 516-6708