Originally from Four Oaks in Johnston County, Dr. Strickland attended NCSU, graduating with a BS in Zoology. She then attended The University at Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry, receiving her doctorate in 1988. she completed a Primary Care Residency at the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. Upon completion of her residency, Dr. Strickland then taught at The Southern College of Optometry for three years. She has practiced in Tennessee, Indiana, Florida, and most recently practiced in Greenville, NC for the last 21 years. She is happy to be returning to her home county. She has completed three half and two full marathons, and hopes to do more in the future. She enjoys sports, reading and college football.
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry
North Carolina State University BS