Omni Vision & Learning Center
Your Monticello Eye Doctor
Omni Vision & Learning Center is an optometric vision rehabilitation practice dedicated to providing the highest quality vision care to children and adults in a friendly, comfortable, and professional environment.
With a highly trained staff and state of the art equipment, we go beyond 20/20.
Dr. Mary Gregory, OD, ABO, FCOVD
Dr Mary Gregory was raised in Hutchinson, Minnesota. She received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Chemistry from Southwest State University and her optometry degree from the University of Missouri School of Optometry. Dr Gregory is Board Certified in Optometry and also in Vision Development. The Minnesota Optometric Association named Dr. Gregory “2007 Young OD of the Year” for her achievements in the optometric field on local state and national levels. She is on the Diabetic Advisory Committee at the Monticello/Big Lake Hospital and the Minnesota Optometric Association’s Membership Committee, Chair of the Children’s Vision Committee, and on the Speaker Committee. In 2011 Dr. Gregory was elected to serve on the Board of Trustees for the Minnesota Optometric Association. She recently testified in front of the MN Senate Education Committee on requiring mandatory eye exams for children entering kindergarten.
In 2014, Dr. Gregory was nationally recognized with the Dr. W. David Sullins, Jr. InfantSEE® Award, which honors an individual doctor of optometry who has made significant contributions to the field of optometry, has impacted his/her community with outstanding public service involving the InfantSEE program, and who exemplifies Dr. Sullins’ inspiring and passionate leadership as a driving force in the profession of optometry. Also in 2014, Dr Gregory was also named Health Care Practioner of the Year for the state of Minnesota by Minnesota Business Magazine due to her work with children’s vision and learning.
Dr Gregory is passionate about her work in vision development, reading and learning and the visual effects of traumatic brain injury. She also has a therapy clinic, Omni Vision & Learning Center, where she works with patients in need of visual rehabilitation.
Dr. Miranda Lepinski, OD, FCOVD
Dr. Miranda Lepinski was born and raised in Buffalo, Minnesota. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the College of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, MN. Immediately following completion of her undergraduate degree, she went on to attend optometry school at Midwestern University Arizona College of Optometry in Glendale, AZ. While in optometry school, Dr. Lepinski served as the class president, president of College of Vision Development, and participated in many local and international mission trips. Out of the many opportunities to give back, she always looks most forward to providing eye care at the Special Olympics.
Dr. Lepinski specializes in pediatric and neuro-developmental optometry. She has attained a fellowship in the College of Vision Development (COVD). She is an active member and attends the annual Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association (NORA) meeting. She is the current co-chair of the Minnesota Young Optometrist committee and actively participates in Minnesota’s state association for optometry.
Dr. Lepinski currently lives in Monticello with her husband. She enjoys Minnesota summers by boating, swimming, and generally being active outside and especially at the lake. In the wintertime, she enjoys cross-country skiing and focusing on family throughout the holiday season.
Dr. Lepinski has a passion for helping people who have suffered from concussions and acquired brain injuries. She would love to spend time to get to know you during your visit to Omni Vision and Learning Center and to make sure that you and your children’s visual rehabilitation needs are met.
Dr. Lepinski also practices comprehensive optometry at Uptown Eye Care with a passion for infant and pediatric eye care, as well as fitting specialty contact lenses.
Dan Gregory, PhD
Dr. Daniel D. Gregory was named Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs effective March 2019 after serving as Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs since June 2016. Dr. Gregory acts as the university’s chief academic officer and serves as the institutional leader in the president’s absence.
As the second-ranking officer of the university, Dr. Gregory provides
- leadership for the University’s overall academic, budgetary and planning processes, and
- oversight of its academic programs, research, global programs, enrolment, and student affairs.
Dr. Gregory, who holds a doctorate in physical organic chemistry from Iowa State University, was first hired in 1999 as Assistant Professor of Chemistry. In 2006, he was named Chair of the Department of Chemistry, a position he held for three years.
In 2009, he was Interim Assistant Vice President for Research and Sponsored Programs. In 2010, he was Interim Associate Provost for Research/Dean of Graduate Studies. Following a national search, he was named Associate Provost for Research/Dean of the School of Graduate Studies in 2011.
In 2014, Dr. Gregory was named Dean of the College of Science and Engineering where he created partnerships with science-based business and industry. He has shown leadership of the College of Science and Engineering and the School of Computing, Engineering and Environment, through a period of significant change and development, including the opening of the Integrated Science and Engineering Laboratory Facility.
Dr. Gregory earned his bachelor's degree in chemistry with honors from Southwest State University, Marshall.
During his graduate study at Iowa State University in Ames, Dr. Gregory earned the Proctor and Gamble Excellence in Research Fellowship, the National Science Foundation's GAAN Fellowship and the Alpha Chi Sigma Excellence in Research Award.
View Provost Gregory's full curriculum vitae.
If you would like to know more about the Provost or to invite him to your event, please contact us.
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