Chief Clinical Consultant for
Dawn Clary, OD
IHS Chief Clinical Consultant, Optometry Program
Phoenix Indian Medical Center
4212 N. 16th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85016
Dr. Dawn Clary, a Captain in the United States Public Health Service, is the Chief Clinical Consultant for the IHS Optometry Program. She started her career with the Indian Health Service, in her hometown of Gallup, NM, at the Gallup Indian Medical Center as a staff optometrist until her transfer to the Phoenix Indian Medical Center. For the past 17 years, Dr. Clary has been practicing at the Phoenix Indian Medical Center serving as a staff optometrist, Acting Chief of Optometry, Area Chief of Optometry and Director of the IHS/JVN Tele-ophthalmology National Reading Center. She has presented multiple posters and lectures on the topic of Diabetic Retinopathy.
While stationed at the Phoenix Indian Medical Center she has held many leadership positions at both local and national levels including; the National Commissioned Officers Association (COA) as Vice-Chair and Chair of the board of directors, HSO representative and PIMC Treasurer. As Dr. Clary continues her career in the IHS, she looks forward to recruiting and retaining qualified eye care providers who share the common goal of providing comprehensive and culturally acceptable public health services to American Indian and Alaskan Native People.
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