Dr. Stephanie Rice is a 2019 graduate (with honors) of the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. She attended the University of Arkansas for her undergraduate studies, majoring in Biology.
Dr. Rice was a member of Beta Sigma Kappa Honor Society, the Optometric Private Practice Club, Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association, and Low Vision Club. She served as the president of Gamma Omicron women in optometry organization, president of the MOA student organization, and class volunteer coordinator. She completed her clinical rotations in Salt Lake City, UT and Charleston, SC.
She is a current member of the Missouri Optometric Association, Greater Ozarks Optometric Society, and the American Optometric Association.
In her spare time, Dr. Rice enjoys running, being outdoors, staying active, attending Razorback sporting events, Cardinals baseball, traveling, and spending time with family, friends, and her puppy, Parks. She is happy to return to her hometown of Springfield and join her family in the practice. She is the daughter of Dr. Steve Rice, sister of Dr. Kevin Rice, and sister-in-law of Dr. Sandy Rice, all of which she works with at the Vision Clinic.