Dawn Mancuso, MAM, CAE, FASAE, was recently featured in Association Advisor, a top source of information for association professionals covering everything about association leadership and association management.
ASCO’s new Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice Toolkit, "A Guide to Effective Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice Experiences in Optometry," was introduced to the greater interprofessional education/collaborative practice community through a poster presentation at last month’s Collaborating Across Borders (CAB) VII conference in Indianapolis, IN.
ASCO’s Inspiring Future ODs program is an educational effort that encourages doctors of optometry and optometry students to speak to prospective applicants and community members about optometry as a rewarding future career.
This fall, the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry (UABSO) proudly celebrated its 50th anniversary, a tremendous milestone that cements the school’s legacy as one of the premier programs in the nation.
Julie Rodman, OD, MS, FAAO, professor of optometry and chief of The Eye Care Institute-Broward, was awarded College of Optometry Professor of the Year for 2018-2019 by the Nova Southeastern University Faculty Advisory Council in recognition of significant contributions to research, scholarship and exceptional instruction.
Midwestern University President and Chief Executive Officer Kathleen H. Goeppinger, PhD, honored three new recipients of the Littlejohn Award at the University’s annual recognition dinner held in September at the Renaissance Phoenix Glendale Hotel & Spa in Glendale, Arizona.
Salus University has signed four new articulation agreements with Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pa., with the Doctor of Audiology degree program; the Doctor of Optometry degree program; the Department of Blindness and Low Visions Studies masters programs; and the Physician Assistant Studies Master of Medical Science degree program.
Salus University, one of the world’s premier schools of optometry, and Eyesafe®, a global leader in high-energy visible blue light filtration technology and standards for the consumer electronics industry have partnered in a research project to study the eye and health impacts of cumulative exposure to high-energy blue light from devices and to announce the release of the first-ever comprehensive handbook on the health hazards and protective solutions related to blue light for the electronics display industry.
The National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health, in collaboration with an expert faculty of eye health and diabetes professionals, has developed a professional education initiative designed to help preserve the vision health of the millions of patients at risk of diabetic retinopathy and diabetic macular edema.
The American Academy of Optometry Foundation (AAOF), in collaboration with the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society, announces Sima T. Mozdbar, OD, as the 2019 recipient of the Beta Sigma Kappa (BSK) Research Fellowship.
As an optometrist, you have the opportunity to provide a vital service for those in the community, especially aging residents. Optometrists diagnose eye problems, prescribe glasses and handle an array of issues related to the health of their patients' eyes.