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Low Vision Educators SIG 2017 SUMMER MEETING SUMMARY

Low Vision Educators SIG 2017 SUMMER MEETING SUMMARY

Met: July 13-15, St. Louis, MO Chair(s): Sharon Lee (NOVA) Actions: 1) Interprofessional education: Develop ideas for grant projects for multi-institution collaboration on interprofessional education study in low vision 2) iBook project: All authors are to finish editing their chapters and submit text materials to publisher by end of 2017 year Additional Topics Discussed/Speakers: ASCO Strategic […]

Ophthalmic Optics Educators SIG 2017 Meeting Summary

Ophthalmic Optics Educators SIG 2017 Meeting Summary

Met: July 27-29, 2017; Lincolnshire, IL Chair(s): Michele Self (UAB) and Michelle Hoff (UCB) Attendees: 33 attendees from 15 U.S. and one Canadian institution and six sponsor representatives Topics Discussed/Speakers: Joe Bruneni Honorary Lecture (Phernell Walker) ANSI for Readers (Karl Citek, PUCO) Near Vision Research (Joe Pole, MCO) Why a Simple Piece of Plastic Costs […]

Special Interest Group News

Special Interest Group News

The Special Interest Groups last met in the fall. Refer to the Winter issue of Eye on Education for the latest news.

SIG News

SIG News

ASCO’s Special Interest Groups have not met since the Fall of 2016. For the latest news visit http://eye.opted.org/3569.

SIG News

Binocular Vision and Perception Educators Met: Nov. 11, 2016, in Anaheim, Calif. Chair: Dr. Christina Esposito (AZCOPT) Actions: Dr. Alicia Feis (AZCOPT) to be chair beginning in 2018 Discussion Topics/Speaker Highlights: collecting input for finalization of binocular vision/pediatric competencies for optometry school graduates … curriculum/sequence review of the pediatrics/binocular vision/strabismus courses at different schools … […]

Ophthalmic Optics Educators

Ophthalmic Optics Educators

Met: July 21-23, 2016, in Toronto, Canada Co-Chairs: Dr. Natalie Hutchings and Marilyn Smith Actions: Dr. Graham Strong, Professor Emeritus, University of Waterloo, delivered this year’s Joe Bruneni Memorial Lecture, “Forensic Optometry.” … The SIG is preparing an Ophthalmic Optics curriculum survey to the members with a view toward reporting sequencing and alignment with the […]

SIG News

SIG News

Click here for SIG contact information. BINOCULAR VISION AND PERCEPTION EDUCATORS Met: Oct. 10, 2015 Chair: Dr. Pia Hoenig/Dr. Christina Esposito (Dr. Marc Taub ran the meeting in Dr. Esposito’s absence) Chair Elect: Dr. Alicia Feis Discussion Topics: Dr. Efrain Castellanos will investigate creation of an online portal that can be used for sharing documents, […]

SIG News

SIG News

Unless otherwise indicated, the ASCO contact for all Special Interest Groups (SIGs) is LaShawn Sidbury, CMP, Director, Meetings and Special Interest Groups, lsidbury@opted.org or (301) 231-5944 ext. 3012. LOW VISION EDUCATORS Met: July 9-11, 2015, Pacific University College of Optometry Chair: Dr. Tracy Matchinski Actions: Dr. Sharon Lee became SIG Chair; two new steering committee […]

SIG News

SIG News

Unless otherwise indicated, the ASCO contact for all Special Interest Groups (SIGs) is Programs and Meetings Manager LaShawn Sidbury, CMP, lsidbury@opted.org or (301) 231-5944 ext. 3012. BINOCULAR VISION AND PERCEPTION EDUCATORS Met: Nov. 15, 2014 in Denver Chair: Dr. Pia Hoenig Actions: Dr. Christina Esposito was unanimously chosen to be Chair-Elect Discussion Topic Highlights: core […]

News from ASCO Special Interest Groups

News from ASCO Special Interest Groups

LOW VISION EDUCATORS SIG Met: July 10-12, 2014 at Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry in Tahlequah, Okla. Chair: Dr. Tracy Matchinski Attendees: 24 attendees from 19 U.S. and two Canadian schools/colleges and a representative from the Veterans Administration Speakers/Discussion Topics: Dr. Dave Lewerenz, Dr. Swati Modi, Cathy Holden and Lynda Crouch (multidisciplinary work […]