Susan Kovacich received her undergraduate and O.D. degrees from Indiana University. After graduation, she completed a hospital-based optometric residency at the John Cochran Veterans Administration Medical Center in St. Louis, Missouri. Following her residency, she practiced in St. Louis at a multidisciplinary clinic, then with a corneal specialist. In l998 Dr. Kovacich returned as faculty to the IU School of Optometry, where she is currently an Clinical Associate Professor in the Cornea and Contact Lens Clinic. Dr. Kovacich is a fellow in the American Academy of Optometry and has been active in the American Optometric Association, Indiana Optometric Association, National Board of Examiners in Optometry, and Association of Optometric Contact Lens Educators. She has published in Optometry, Contact Lens Spectrum, and Optometric Management.