The BI 900 slit lamp with Imaging Set are used by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry at the National Center of Clinical Testing in Charlotte, NC. This slit lamp combines simplicity and reliability in a modern system which offers fully integrated digital imaging as as option.
Kelly K. Nichols, OD, MPH, PhD, FAAO, ASCO president-elect and dean of the UAB School of Optometry, has been elected to serve on the National Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (NAEVR) and the Alliance for Eye and Vision Research (AEVR) board of directors in the class of 2020-2023.
Harry Kaplan, OD, FAAO, of Moorestown, New Jersey, a nationally recognized contact lens specialist and longtime faculty member at Salus University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO), passed away May 4, 2020, due to complications associated with COVID-19, at the age of 95.
Christina Esposito, OD, FAAO, FCOVD, clinical care coordinator at the Midwestern University Eye Institute and associate professor at the Arizona College of Optometry (AZCOPT), has been named the 2020 Young Optometrist of the Year by the Arizona Optometric Association (AZOA).
Salus University vice president and professor emeritus Anthony Di Stefano, OD, MEd, MHP, FAAO, who has been associated with the university and its founding college, the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, in some capacity for more than 50 years, received a Doctor of Science Honorary Degree at the university’s 120 Commencement May 22, 2020 — the first virtual commencement in the institution’s history.
On Wednesday, July 15th, 2020, Prevent Blindness will host the ninth Annual Focus on Eye Health National Summit as a free virtual event. (Due to the current COVID-19 health crisis, this year’s event will be held as an online-only event.)