The BI 900 slit lamp combines simplicity and reliability in a modern system which offers integrated digital imaging with the optional Imaging Set. Also equipped with an integrated yellow filter, the BI 900 allows you to experience true agility in the exam room.
The ASCO Online Clinical Educators Forum (OCEF), now in its sixth year, took place on November 6 and had its highest registration number to date -- 235 registrants. The first OCEF, held in 2015, had 144 registrants.
ASCO’s Research Committee, in collaboration with the Optometric Education Section of the American Academy of Optometry, held the inaugural joint workshop on Optometric Education Research on October 17.
The beloved Founding Dean of the Midwestern University Arizona College of Optometry, Donald E. Jarnagin, OD, has been posthumously recognized for his many years of selfless service to those in need by DOCARE International.
Dr. Timothy A. Wingert, Dean of the Rosenberg School of Optometry, has been named a Fulbright Scholar to Poland by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board which is overseen by the United States Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.
The Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) at Salus University announces that America’s Best Contacts & Eyeglasses will be the sole sponsor of PCO’s Summer Enrichment Program (SEP) with its vision to increase underrepresented students of color in the optometric profession.
On Oct. 3, Rhonda Schuff Robinson, BS/OD’82, passed away. She was the founding president of Women of Vision, a professional organization designed to create opportunities for educating, mentoring, networking and helping female optometrists.
Midwestern University is pleased to announce the recipients of the newly established research grant program “Improving Healthcare Delivery and Reducing Healthcare Disparities in Underserved Minority Communities.”
On Oct. 20, the American Academy of Optometry Foundation, in collaboration with Johnson & Johnson Vision, announced third-year student Emily Ertel as the Indiana University School of Optometry’s 2020 J. Pat Cummings Scholarship recipient.
Mark Kapperman, OD ’87, recently joined SCO’s Board of Trustees. Dr. Kapperman is the founder of Kapperman, White & McGarvey Eyecare. His practice, now over 30 years old, has grown into one of the largest providers of primary eye care in Chattanooga.
Midwestern University’s Arizona College of Optometry (AZCOPT) is one of the recipients of the Healthy Eyes Healthy Children (HEHC) Community Grant. This $5,000 grant, sponsored by Optometry Cares – The AOA Foundation and Essilor Vision Foundation, is awarded to programs focusing on improving community access to vision services, particularly underserved children in the United States.
At its meeting held October 23 -25, the Accreditation Council on Optometric Education (ACOE) voted to amend its COVID-related temporary policies and advisories in light of the continuing federally declared disaster.
The Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) is a free six-week summer enrichment program focused on improving access to information and resources for college students interested in the health professions; furthermore, participating students will be awarded a stipend.
The American Academy of Optometry Foundation, an affiliate of the American Academy of Optometry (AAO), and VSP Global® announces the recipients of this year’s Practice Excellence Scholarships. Nearly $164,000 were distributed to several top-performing fourth-year optometry students in the U.S., Puerto Rico, and Canada.