Dr. Emily Dean grew up in Wexford, PA. She graduated from Vincentian Academy in 2008, and attended Penn State for her undergraduate work where she majored in Biology. Dr. Emily went on to attend Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, where she graduated with Honors in 2016. Dr. Emily travelled for her optometry school rotations, interning at an medical and surgical practice in Orlando, Florida, the Cleveland, Ohio VA Hospital, and a contact lens specialty practice in Beaver, PA. It was at Penn State where she met her husband Matthew. They were married in July 2017 and currently reside in Pittsburgh. Dr. Emily enjoys spending time with her family and friends, taking barre classes, horseback riding, and attending as many Pittsburgh sporting events as possible. Let’s go Pens!