Research Grants Awarded to Educators

ASCO and The Vision Care Institute, LLC, an affiliate of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Starter Grants for Educational Research.

Grants were awarded to the following research projects:

• Impact of Computerized Classroom Test Administration on Student Performance / Dr. Gregory Fecho, Dr. Jamie Althoff and Dr. Patrick Hardigan (Nova Southeastern University)

• The Effect on Knowledge and Attitude of an Interprofessional Education Curriculum to Optometry and Physician Assistant Students / Dr. Ray Chu (Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University)

• Enhanced Clinical Readiness for Optometry Students Entering Second Year / Dr. Fuensanta Vera-Diaz and Dr. Catherine Johnson (New England College of Optometry)

• Acupuncture and CAM Services in Optometric Education / Dr. Mort Soroka (State University of New York College of Optometry).

ASCO congratulates this year’s grant recipients and looks forward to the completion and publication of their projects in the journal Optometric Education.