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Alan McKee

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Dr Alan McKee


  • Professor
    College of Optometry Admin

Office Location

  • Tahlequah
    Optometry 172
    (918) 444-4004

Additional Contact Methods

  • Alternate Phone: (918) 207-5886


Dr. Alan McKee is a graduate of the NSU Oklahoma College of Optometry and is currently a Professor and Director of Optical Services for the College. He is a member of the Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians, American Optometric Association, Association of Contact Lens Educators, Association of Practice Management Educators, ASCO Ophthalmic Optics SIG, a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry.


  • OD, Optometry, Northeastern State University, Cum laude, 1996
  • MS, Electrical Engineering, University of Kansas, 1989
  • BS, Electrical Engineering, University of Kansas, 1986
Contact lenses, spectacles, practice management particularly related to EHR software systems.
Dr. McKee teaches courses in ophthalmic optics, environmental vision and contact lenses. He is also a clinical instructor in the NSUOCO clinics, Cherokee Nation W. W. Hastings Hospital and Outpatient Health Center and the Rural Eye Program.

Intellectual Content:

  • Dispensing and Adaptation Issues with Progressive Addition Lenses (Book, Chapter in Scholarly Book-New), Teaching & Learning, Published, September, 2018
  • Optical curricula in optometry schools and colleges are we properly preparing students for private practice? (Conference Proceeding), Discovery, Published, June, 2006


  • 2018 Ophthalmic Lens Update with Clinical Cases - 2018 OAOP Vision Summit - Norman, OK - April 2018
  • Contact Lens Practice: Clinical Cases with Panel Discussion - Primary Care CE Conference, NSUOCO - - September 2015
  • Digital Progressives - 2013 OAOP Spring Conference - Norman, OK - April 2013
  • Free-form Lenses: Lessons Learned - Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry Fall Primary Care Update - Tahlequah, OK - September 2015
  • Legal Issues in Personnel Hiring, Reprimand and Termination - Post Graduation Professional Business Opportunities Fair and Continuing Education Meeting - Tahlequah, OK - July 2007
  • Medical Management of Glaucoma - NSU Oklahoma College of Optometry 100 Hour Therapeutics Course - Tahlequah, OK - May 2009
  • Ophthalmic Frame Adjustments - 2016 OAOP Fall Conference - Tulsa, OK - October 2016
  • Update Lenses, Technology and Materials - Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry Primary Care Update - Tahlequah, OK - September 2010

Courses Taught:

  • OPHTHALMIC OPTICS II - OPT 5223 - Spring 2017