Contributor Profile

Phernell Walker


Company NamePure Optics


Mr. Walker is an internationally recognized educator and author of the text-book Pure Optics. He is a Master in Ophthalmic Optics, earned an MBA from Marylhurst University (Portland, OR), National Contact Lens Certified (NCLC) and a graduate of Hillsborough Community College with an Associate of Science Degree in Ophthalmic Optics. Mr. Walker has received multiple awards for his work in optics; Joseph Bruneni Award in Ophthalmic Optics from the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry, National Academy of Opticianry's Educator of the Year 2017, Beverly Meyers Achievement Award in Ophthalmic Optics (2011) and International Vision Expo's Visionary 2016. Mr. Walker serves on the Board of Directors for the American Board of Opticianry, National Academy of Opticianry, Vision Expo and the Commission Opticianry Accreditation.