There is no escaping the fact that an optometric education is a challenging endeavor. To succeed, optometry students must work hard to master the knowledge and skill necessary to become a Doctor of Optometry. But beyond the very demanding curriculum, optometry students and educators are faced with another …
The University Of Pikeville, the Leading University of Central Appalachia, is currently seeking faculty for its Kentucky College of Optometry. Professional educators are sought in the areas of Primary Care, Binocular Vision, Ocular Disease and Pharmacology. Candidates should be passionate and experienced regarding classroom and clinical instruction. Through education, training, and mentoring, faculty members will
Southern College of Optometry (SCO) recently presented its Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Jarrett Johnson, who was recognized for her significant contributions to the profession of optometry. A Past President of the New Orleans Optometric Society, Dr. Johnson serves on the Board of Trustees of SCO, her alma mater, and owns Primary Eye Care, a
The State University of New York College of Optometry (SUNY) reports that the number of scholarships given to its students has steadily increased in recent years. A recent scholarship event at the College provided a unique opportunity for many of the creators and donors of the scholarships to meet the 2015-2016 student recipients. Thirty-six students,
As part of its 50th anniversary celebration, Optometric Management magazine is recognizing optometrists who have made significant contributions to the profession. The University of Houston College of Optometry (UHCO) announced that its Dean, Dr. Earl Smith III, is included on the magazine’s “Most Influential List.” An article in the magazine notes, “Dr. Smith’s research on
Dr. John Flanagan, Professor and Dean of the University of California at Berkeley School of Optometry and member of the ASCO Board of Directors, was one of three eyecare professionals to be elected a Life Fellow of the United Kingdom’s College of Optometrists this November. Fellowship of the College is awarded to individuals who have
Dr. Jane Gwiazda, Professor of Vision Science and Director of Research at the New England College of Optometry, has been appointed to the National Advisory Eye Council for the National Institutes of Health National Eye Institute (NEI). The Council is a diverse group of professionals who provide guidance to NEI programs, including research and training.