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Integrated Eyecare of Bend, Oregon


  • 2008: Keynote Speaker at Pacific University College of Optometry Commencement
  • 2005: Recipient of the Agost-Minnick award from OOPA for outstanding service to Oregon Optometry related to eyecare benefits
  • 2001: Optometrist of the Year, Oregon Optometric Physicians Association
  • 1989: Special Recognition Award College of Optometrist in Vision Development
  • 1982: Young Optometrist of the Year, Oregon Optometric Association
  • 1976: Fellow, College of Optometrists in Vision Development
  • 1974: Doctor of Optometry, Pacific University College of Optometry
  • Greater Bend Rotary Club: Charter member, Past president
  • Bend area Habitat for Humanity: Founding board member
  • Family Resource Center (Community group dedicated to providing parenting classes and skills):  
  • Founding board member and past Chair of the Board
  • Cascade Historic Preservation Foundation: Charter member and Vice-Chair

Professional Articles and Presentations

Dr. Carmiencke, Integrated Eyecare

Awards and Honors

  • Established the first community based visual intervention program for juveniles in the United States
  • Past Board member of Vision Service Plan
  • Chair of Business Committee 1990-92
  • Chair of Finance Committee and Treasurer of the Board 1992-94
  • Chair of Managed Care Committee 1994-96
  • Served on several committees of the Oregon Optometric Physicians Association

Service to the Profession

Community Service

Kit Carmiencke, OD

  • 2005: "Optometric Clinical Practice Guideline: Comprehensive Adult Eye and Vision Examination", Second Edition, American Optometric Association
  • 2002: "Reducing Computer Related Eyestrain", ASIC White Papers (April 2002)​
  • 1999: "Implementing a Quality Improvement Program in an Private Practice Optometric Office," Annual Third Party Conference of the Oregon Optometric Association (February 1999) and Optometric Focus Group (March 1999)
  • 1998: "The Diabetic Eye Examination Report," Eye on Oregon (July 1997), and Washington Optometric Physician (January 1998)
  • 1995: "Quality Care Issues in the Managed Care Environment," University of California Continuing Education Series
  • 1989: "Detection and Treatment of Vision Performance Problems that can Impact At Risk Youth," College of Optometry in Vision Development Annual Meeting New Orleans and Northwest Congress of Optometry


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