Dr. David B. Sabin
Class of 1997
Career Pathway: Health Sciences
Dr. David B. Sabin was nominated by Jim Tobin.
Dave graduated from Grayling High School in 1997. While attending GHS, he played basketball and football and ran track. He graduated from Michigan State University with a bachelor of science degree in human biology in May of 2002. He then graduated from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago with a doctorate in optometry in 2006. He completed an optometric residency in hospital-based primary care at the University of Florida and Nova Southeastern University in Gainesville, Florida.
He did his third-year clinical experience in 2004-05 at the Illinois Eye Institute, an externship in St. Petersburg in the summer of 2005, an externship at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center-Mountain Home in the fall of 2005, an externship at the VA MC-Huntington in West Virginia in the winter of 2005-06, an internship at the Illinois Eye Institute in the spring of 2006 and a residency at the VAMC-Gainesville in the summer of 2007. Dr. Sabin was certified by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry and also the Florida Board of Examiners.
His literature reviews include one on non-infectious anterior uveitis at the Illinois College of Optometry in 2005 and one on non-functioning pituitary adenoma at the Gainesville VAMC in 2007. He was a member of grand round presentations at the Gainesville VAMC in 2006, the VISN 8 Conference in Orlando in 2006 and the Daytona VAMC in 2007.
While he was a student at MSU, he was a resident assistant from 2001 to 2003. He was a tutor at the Illinois College of Optometry in 2004, an optometric technician at the Illinois Eye Institute in 2005 and a teaching assistant in clinical skills at the Illinois College of Optometry in 2005.
Dr. Sabin has been an optometrist with Eye Specialists in Sarasota since July 2007, with Vision Care Specialists since March 2008 and with Optical Outlets since November 2008.
He is the son of David and Sherry Sabin of Grayling. His sisters Lisa Radebaugh and Samara Sabin also graduated from Grayling High School.