Dr. Kenneth Young of Mt. Pleasant has been named Chairman of the State Board of Optometry. He was appointed to the board in 2019 by Tennessee Governor Bill Lee. Dr. Young has been in private practice at Primary Eyecare Group since his graduation from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis in 1993. He currently serves as Chief Medical Officer and is an adjunct professor to 3 optometry schools. He has lectured nationally, has numerous articles published in Optometric journals and has served as clinical investigator for several pharmaceutical and contact lens companies.