Dr. Robin E. Hauck graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in Psychology and the Biological Basis of Behavior, as well as a minor in Germanic studies. While at the University of Pennsylvania, she studied visual perception in the Brainard Lab of the Department of Psychology. This introduced her to the study of vision. Immediately after graduating, Dr. Hauck served as a Research Assistant in the Grossman Lab at the University of Pennsylvania’s Department of Neurology. While there, she collected and studied cognitive data from Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia patients. Dr. Hauck later served as a Research Assistant in the Fine Lab at the Schepen’s Eye Research Institute in Boston, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School. Her research there involved visual attention and ocular motility.
After her tenure at the Schepen’s Eye Research Institute, Dr. Hauck attended the SUNY College of Optometry in New York City to pursue her Doctorate of Optometry. She graduated from this prestigious program in 2009. While attending SUNY, she served as an Optometry Extern at the Wenzhou Medical College in Wenzhou, China for three months. At graduation, she received an award for excellence in patient care. Dr. Hauck then completed a residency in Primary Care and Ocular Disease at the Veteran’s Administration New York Harbor Healthcare System. During this time, she also served as an adjunct faculty of SUNY College of Optometry. After completing her residency, Dr. Hauck began her professional career at Broadway Vision Center and Dankner Eye Associates, both in New York City. In 2012, Dr. Hauck returned to her hometown of Ramsey to join the staff of New Jersey Regional Eye Care.
Dr. Hauck has published research articles in the Journal of Vision, and in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychology. Her research findings have been presented at the annual conference of the Vision Sciences Society and the European Conference for Visual Perception. She is a board-certified Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry, and is licensed to practice Optometry in both New Jersey and New York.
Dr. Hauck is a Ramsey native and graduate of Ramsey High School. In her spare she time enjoys spending time with her husband and family. She is an avid runner, having run the New York City Marathon in 2013 and over 15 half-marathons. Dr. Hauck’s areas of practice include treatment of emergency and medical eye conditions, routine eye examinations and contact lens fittings, treatment of medical eye conditions including diabetes and glaucoma, and post-operative follow-up care of surgical patients.