Shannon B. Farr, OD

Specialty: Optometry

Location: Juneau →

Certification: Diplomate status with the American Board of Optometry and Fellow with the American Academy of Optometry

Education & Experience:

Dr. Farr earned a Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia. She also holds certification in infant vision and aviation vision. She is a Captain in the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps. Before moving to Juneau, Dr. Farr worked at the Norton Sound Health Corp. in Nome from 2001-07, at the Yukon-Kuskokwim Health Corp. in Bethel from 1997-2001, and she completed a Navajo Nation residency in Winslow, Ariz., from 1996-97.

Awards & Honors:

Dr. Farr has won various U.S. Public Health Service awards, including an achievement medal, unit commendations, hazardous duty, and isolated hardship awards.

Special Interests:

Dr. Farr has an interest in ocular disease, such as common inflammations known as “iritis.” She also enjoys shooting billiards/pool and volunteering in the community.