Society Officers

President: Dr. Neha Patel

Dr. Neha Patel pursued her Doctor of Optometry degree at the University of the Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry, where she graduated as a Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society member. She obtained her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor’s of Science in Biology.


Vice President: Sima Mozdbar

Dr. Sima Mozdbar is certified by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry and Texas State Board certified as an Optometric Glaucoma Specialist and Therapeutic Optometrist. She practices full-scope optometry, with a focus on ocular disease, cataract co-management, and specialty contact lenses. She is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Neuroscience, and also serves as Director of Community Outreach within the North Texas Eye Research Institute. Dr. Mozdbar is a member of the Texas Optometric Association, American Academy of Optometry, Tarrant County Optometric Society, American Optometric Association, and Texas Public Health Association.



Treasurer: Noor Abushagur


 Dr. Noor Abushagur graduatedfrom The Ohio State University College of Optometry, Class of 2018. She is currently doing an ocular disease residency at the Community Eye Clinic in Fort Worth, Texas. After the completion of her residency, she is looking to pursue employment opportunities in the greater Dallas/Fort Worth area.