Jacob Winters, MD graduated from Purdue University and spent several years as a high school teacher during which time he was awarded Teacher of the Year. After trekking The Way of Saint James pilgrimage in Spain, he discovered a desire to make further contributions to the world as a physician.
While in medical school at Texas Tech El Paso, he served as Class President, Student Body President, and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha and Gold Humanism medical honor societies.
He has published several peer-reviewed papers regarding the eye. In addition, he has authored and contributed to several articles on the American Academy of Ophthalmology EyeWiki site including Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy, Transient Smartphone Blindness, and A Brief Guide to Spanish in Ophthalmology, which aids eye professionals in better communicating with Spanish-speaking patients.
He enjoys spending time on adventures with his wife, a Family Medicine physician, and their children. He aspires to be an excellent husband and father.