Notable Alumnus


Jon Forché, OD FAAO
Class of 1998

Jon Forché OD, FAAO graduated magna cum laude from Miami University in 1993 and from The Ohio State University College of Optometry in 1998. He completed a fellowship in ocular disease/low vision rehabilitation at the Birmingham, Alabama VA medical center in 1999 while his wife, Dr. Nadine Humen Forche, was on the faculty at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry. Dr. Forché is in group practice at Five Points Eye Care in Athens, GA with Nadine Humen Forche, OD/MS’97, FAAO and Meg Brya, OD, FCOVD. Jon was named Georgia’s Young Optometrist of the Year in 2004 and became a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry in 2006. He is Diplomate in the American Board of Optometry. Dr. Forché has worked as consulting low vision rehabilitation optometrist for Vision Rehabilitation Services in Atlanta, GA since 2001 and with VISTAS in Athens, GA since 2006. Dr. Forché also enjoys teaching students. He is a preceptor for The Ohio State University College of Optometry’s externship program. Dr. Forché is the current Georgia Optometric Association PAC chairm having served in that position for the past seven years. In his free time, Dr. Forché spends time with his wife and 11-year-old twins. They enjoy gardening, soccer, skiing and hiking.



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