Notable Alumna


Tamara Mault Kuhlmann, OD, MS, FAAO
Class of 1983




Dr. Tami Kuhlmann has enjoyed 30 years (and still counting) of optometric practice since graduating from The Ohio State University College of Optometry. She is the founder (1987) and owner/ partner of EyeCare Professionals of Powell in Powell, Ohio with Jason Miller, OD, class of 1999. She is a Clinical Assistant Professor for the College and mentors fourth-year externs at her office. She volunteers for the Ohio Optometric Association’s RealEyes program, making presentations to local schoolchildren, and conducts AOA InfantSEE exams. Dr. Kuhlmann has been active in several mission trips to deliver optometric services and eyewear to El Salvador (We Care Eye Care medical mission) and Nicaragua (attending doctor for Ohio State SVOSH students). Dr. Kuhlmann is also currently involved in clinical studies for several optometry-related industries. She enjoys traveling around Ohio and the U.S., acting as a doctor liaison with VSP as a State Professional Representative. She is a Past President of the Olentangy Rotary Club.

Tami Kuhlmann has been married for 32 wonderful years to her high school sweetheart, David. Dr. Kuhlmann and her husband love to travel and have seen most of Europe, the Holy Land, and Australia. They are active in their church, leading worship weekly with the crossCurrent band, with David on guitar and Tami on drums/vocals. They have been blessed with two beautiful daughters, Elise and Mallory. Elise is a pharmaceutical sales representative for a dental laser manufacturer and is getting married in 2014. Mallory is a 2012 graduate of The Ohio State University College of Optometry and is currently practicing at the Kansas University Medical Center and Outpatient Clinic for KU Eye in Kansas City, where she and her husband reside.



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