Dr. Casey Hamm attended Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois, where she completed her Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology. She went on to earn her Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry, with membership in the Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society and the Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honors Society. Dr. Hamm completed a residency in Primary Care with emphasis in Ocular Disease at Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
As a member of the UMSL College of Optometry faculty, Dr. Hamm enjoys a wide variety of clinical and didactic responsibilities, including instruction of Biochemistry with Ocular Emphasis, and Interpersonal Communications. Dr. Hamm also teaches within the ocular disease course sequence through a co-instructed course and ocular disease labs. At the UMSL Patient Care Center, Dr. Hamm oversees patient care for the third-year clinicians in Primary Care clinic, as well as the fourth-year clinicians in the Eye Health Management Services (EHMS) ocular disease clinic. Dr. Hamm has served as the Coordinator of Interprofessional Education (IPE) for the College of Optometry since 2018. Through this role, she works to forge meaningful interdisciplinary experiences within healthcare for the UMSL Optometry students.
Dr. Hamm is a member of both the American Optometric and Missouri Optometric Associations, as well as the St. Louis Optometric Society. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.