Meet the Team

A New Vision Staff

  • Dr.
    Rose Detmer Stone

    Dr. Stone has owned A NEW VISION since 1997.  She obtained her B.S. in Biology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and her Doctor of Optometry at nearby Pacific University in 1996.  Dr. Stone is board certified in the specialty of Pediatrics and Developmental Optometry and has earned the highest designation obtainable as a Fellow of the College of Optometry in Vision Development.  She also works with individuals with vision-related problems sustained from traumatic brain injury.  Dr. Stone is a current member of the American Optometric Association (AOA) and the Oregon Optometric Physicians Association (OOPA).

    Dr. Stone grew up in the southern Illinois, but has lived in the Pacific Northwest for over 20 years and wouldn't dream of leaving.  She and her family enjoy the outdoors a great deal, and are avid rafters, snowskiers, hikers, and beachcombers.

  • Dr.
    Darcy Taylor

    Dr. Darcy Taylor obtained her undergraduate degree and Doctor of Optometry at Pacific University, earning her doctorate in 2007. In addition to primary care optometry, Dr. Taylor loves pediatric optometry and is involved with the Oregon Lions Statewide Low Vision Clinic, a traveling clinic that serves Oregon’s visually impaired children, and she has participated in research comparing methods of testing visual acuity in infants and preschoolers.

    Dr. Taylor was born and raised in Alberta, Canada. She currently resides in Hillsboro with her husband and two children.

  • Dr.
    Stacy J. Hill

    Dr. Stacy Hill graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from Iowa State University and Cum Laude with her Doctor of Optometry degree from Illinois College of Optometry.  Dr. Hill completed a residency through Pacific University in pediatrics and vision rehabilitation therapy where she performed pediatric primary care eye exams, pediatric low vision exams, vision therapy, and evaluations for strabismus (eye turns), amblyopia (lazy eye), diplopia (double vision), binocular vision problems, visual perceptual and reading problems, neurological conditions, surgical management, and visual problems associated with traumatic brain injury (including concussions).  She enjoys providing one-on-one care to patients of all ages with special interest in family eye care.

    Dr. Hill grew up in central Iowa but now calls the Northwest her home.  Outside of clinic, Dr. Hill enjoys spending time with her wonderful husband and 2 beagles, Huxley and Oliver. She enjoys running, hiking, intramural sports, reading, and traveling.

  • Colleen Van Winkle

    Colleen is the lead Vision Therapist in the office.  She has been involved in vision therapy for more than 20 years, both as a parent of children who benefited from VT and as a therapist for A NEW VISION since 1998.  She works very closely with the doctor each week to provide the appropriate therapy approach for each individual patient.  In addition to in-house training and practical experience, Colleen has advanced vision therapy training in the areas of vision-related learning difficulties, sensory motor integration deficits, and traumatic brain injury.  In 2103, Colleen attained her certification from the College of Optometrist in Vision Development as a Certified Optometric Vision Therapist.  

    Colleen has a background in early childhood development and education. She was a certified lead teacher in the American Montessori Society before beginning her career as a vision therapist.

  • Janna Nelson
    Certified Optician/Patient Care Coordinator

    Janna is certified by the American Board of Opticianry (ABO).  She has been in the optical field since 2002.  She is very familiar with the leading frame makers and keeps up with the ever-changing trends in optical fashion.  Her continuing education opportunities focus primarily on current lens technology and advances in coatings so that she can make the most appropriate recommendations for you when it comes to an eyeglass purchase.  Janna does the ordering, dispensing and repairing of eyeglasses in our office.  Janna is also the staff member in charge of organizing vision therapy patients’ weekly schedules.

    Janna has lived in Oregon for more than 20 years with her husband and daughter. She is an avid reader, and enjoys her two dogs and three cats. She also volunteers with the ESL (English as a Second Language) program in Hillsboro.

  • Karyn Conway
    Certified Optician/ Vision Therapist

    Karyn has been in the optical field since 1999.  She is certified by the American Board of Opticianry (ABO) and the National Contact Lens Examiners.  Karyn’s desire to further her knowledge in the optical field, led her into her “dream job” as our newest Vision Therapist. She enjoys the learning environment and working with both adults and children.

    Karyn grew up in California, but has called Hillsboro her home for more than a decade.  She and her daughter volunteer at many of the retirement homes in the area, adjusting and repairing glasses for the residents who are unable to make the trip.

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We look forward to hearing from you.

  • "We have noticed a huge improvement with our son during and after completing his vision therapy with A New Vision. He is reading at a much higher level, his grades have improved, his confidence has increased, and homework is not taking so long. His improvements are life changing! Thank you so much!"
    D.H. / Beaverton, OR

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