Renee A. Rowley, O.D. was born in Litchfield, Illinois and raised in Princeton, Illinois. She attended Saint Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa for a biology major with a chemistry minor. She was an active member of the University Band and also played piano. Dr. Rowley was a member of Phi Sigma Eta and Beta Beta Beta honorary academic societies. After three years of undergraduate study, she was accepted in to optometry school early and started optometry school at University of Missouri St. Louis in 2011. She was on the Dean’s List for all four years of study. She received her Doctor of Optometry degree in 2015.
Dr. Rowley will become a member of the American Optometric Association along with Illinois Optometric Association. She is new to the Watseka and Bourbonnais area and plans on becoming an active member of the community.
Dr. Rowley is married and in her free time she enjoys playing piano, walking her dog, exercising, and reading books. She joined Gailey Eye Clinic in June and is very excited to provide excellent eye care for her patients.