Brita S. Deacon, M.D. is a Pediatric Ophthalmologist at the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).
She is also an assistant professor in the Department of Ophthalmology in the UAMS College of Medicine. She specializes in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Adult Strabismus.
Deacon received her medical degree from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Medicine; where she went on to complete her internship in internal medicine and her residency in ophthalmology. She completed her fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus at the Medical University of South Carolina.
Deacon is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Medical Association. She has received numerous scholarships and awards including the Barton Scholar, Arkansas Medical Society Scholarship, Jeanne K. Heard Award, Alpha Omega Alpha and Al Gordon Award.