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NSU Alumni Spotlight: David Eldred, O.D. (’97)

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David Eldred, O.D. (’97)

David Eldred, O.D. (’97), is the owner and president of Advanced Eye Care Clinic in Cheyenne, Wyoming, which he founded in 2010. He enjoys hospital privileges at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center, is a recognized speaker for CIBA/ALCON Pharmaceuticals, and serves as Correctional Medical Specialists Optometrist for the Wyoming State Department of Corrections. He is also a state coordinator for the InfantSee program and has worked with the Illinois College of Optometry, Pacific University College of Optometry, Ohio State University of Optometry, and NSU’s College of Optometry.

Eldred is a past president of the Wyoming Optometric Association, the Cheyenne Laramie County Economics Development Joint Powers Board, and the Cheyenne Quarterback Club for the University of Wyoming Athletics Department. He also has served as a member of the board for Leadership Unlimited, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, March of Dimes, and Cheyenne Young Professionals, among other organizations.

Eldred is an assistant soccer coach for Ohio State, a head coach for a U16 boys select soccer team, and club president for a U14 girls competitive traveling soccer team. He and his family also enjoy snowmobiling, motorcycling, and jet skiing, depending upon the season.

“NSU and its faculty were there to assist me in my education every step of the way, providing me with extra opportunities when I needed additional help,” Eldred said. “They made the educational experience for me one that I will never forget. I believe they have a staff of educators that is truly world class.”