Dr. Daniel Seibert
Dr. Seibert graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, Illinois in June of 1979 with the degrees Bachelor of Science in Visual Science and Doctor of Optometry. His first professional position was Clinic Director at the Optometric Center of St. Louis on Lindell Boulevard, where he served for 14 years. During his tenure at that clinic, the UMSL School of Optometry was established and the Optometric Center became a satellite teaching clinic for the optometry students. Dr. Seibert assumed the dual roles of Optometric Center Director and Low Vision Instructor at the School of Optometry. Low Vision Rehabilitation was discovered to be a specialty area in shortage in the St. Louis area and Dr. Seibert pursued post-graduate training at the New York Lighthouse Low Vision Service, which equipped him to begin serving low vision patients in 1980. From that time on, Low Vision Rehabilitation became the specialty area of his particular interest. In addition to being Chief of Low Vision Services at the School of Optometry for 10 years, Dr. Seibert also served for periods of time as Low Vision Clinical Instructor at the Departments of Ophthalmology at St. Louis University and Washington University Schools of Medicine.
Dr. Alexander Harris
Dr. Harris graduated from the University of Missouri St. Louis College of Optometry in 1986. He also holds a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from the University of Evansville in Indiana and a Masters Degree in counseling from Washington University. He was in private practice for 15 years before taking a full time position at the University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry. His primary responsibility at the University is serving as director of the Externship Program. In addition, he teaches interns in clinic, sees patients and serves as Minority Affairs Advisor.
Dr. Harris has served as President of the St. Louis Optometric Society and has received the Society's award for Optometrist of the Year. He currently volunteers as as tutor in the Ritenour Adult Basic Education Program. Dr. Harris joined Overland Eye Associates as a clinical associate in March of 2005.