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A Company of Educators


KMK Board Certification Services was founded in 2010 as an affiliate of KMK Educational Services,which provides board exam review services to thousands of optometry students in the United States and Canada.   We strive to maintain a modern, clinically-focused review curriculum without sacrificing scientific accuracy.  Our instructors believe there is a huge difference between relaying information and actually teaching it, and we are passionate about doing the latter.  

 

KMK Board Certification Leaders:

Kyle Cheatham, O.D., F.A.A.O.Diplomate ABO graduated from Centre College (KY) with a B.S. in Biology and completed optometry school at Indiana University School of Optometry before accepting a prestigious residency at the Kansas City VA Hospital.  Dr. Cheatham practices at Heartland Eye Consultants, a secondary eyecare center in Omaha, Nebraska, where he specializes in ocular disease and low vision.  He serves as an adjunct faculty member of six schools and colleges of optometry teaching optometric interns at Heartland Eye Consultants. Dr. Cheatham also provides consultative care within the ophthalmology department at Creighton University Medical Center.  In August 2011, Dr. Cheatham became a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry.

Melissa Cheatham, PA-C graduated from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Studies before receiving her Master’s in Physician’s Assistant Studies from University of Nebraska Medical Center. She has clinical experience in family practice and obstetrics and gynecology and now practices as a board certified physician assistant in cardiology with the Bryan Heart Institute in Lincoln, NE.

Kevin Wood, Ph.D. graduated from Centre College (KY) with a B.S. in Chemical Physics before completing an M.S. in Biology and a double Ph.D. in both Theoretical Physics and Physical Chemistry at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD).  He then served as a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Chemistry and, subsequently, in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Harvard University.  Kevin is currently an Assistant Professor of Biophysics and Physics at the University of Michigan, where he leverages theoretical tools from statistical physics to study population dynamics and the evolution of drug resistance in microbial infections and human cancers.

Sarah Dougherty Wood, O.D., MS, FAAO, Diplomate ABO, graduated Magna Cum Laude from University of Evansville with a dual major in Biology/Chemistry and graduated with honors from IU School of Optometry. She completed a residency at the Kansas City VA Hospital, where later she served as director of the low vision program, VICTORS, for 3 years. Sarah completed a two year research fellowship at the Boston VAMC in 2009 where her research was published in Journal of Glaucoma. Dr. Wood received a Master’s degree in Vision Science from The New England College of Optometry in 2010. She is a member of the Optometric Glaucoma Society and serves as chair of the AAO Glaucoma SIG.  She currently practices at the Kellogg Eye Center in Ann Arbor and is a clinical instructor of ophthalmology and vision science at University of Michigan.

 

KMK in Press

Dr. Sarah Wood is featured in Primary Care Optometry News!

Dr. Sarah Wood is featured in Optometry Times!

Dr. Cheatham and Dr. Wolfe of KMK were featured in the Review of Optometry!

Dr. Sarah Wood's recent research is featured in the Journal of Glaucoma!

Dr. Sarah Wood's case report is featured on the cover of Optometry!

 

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