Alumnus Dr. LaMar Zigler Appointed to Ohio State Board of Optometry

Dr. LaMar Zigler (OD, MS’81) has been appointed to the Ohio State Board of Optometry, for a term beginning December 15, 2014 and ending September 24, 2019. He joins fellow Ohio State Optometry alumni Cheryl Archer, Jeffrey Fogt and Thomas Nye on the board.

Dr. Zigler, a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, leads two private practices in Columbus.

His extensive service to the profession includes: chairing the Contact Lens Committee of the Ohio Optometric Association from 1987 to 1990; developing the EastWest Eye Conference and serving in various capacities since 1994; being a member of the American Optometric Association Continuing Education Committee from 2008-2010; and chairing the AOA Contact Lens and Cornea Section in 2011 and 2012.

Dr. Zigler’s service to his alma mater, since 1981, has included teaching in the Ohio State Optometry clinics and serving as a preceptor for the primary care extern program.