SUNY Optometry Students Join VOSH International Mission to Grenada

SUNY Optometry Students Join VOSH International Mission to Grenada

SUNY Optometry’s student chapter of VOSH International (Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity) traveled to Grenada this July to help provide eye exams to 1,286 Grenadians alongside optometrists from the organization’s North Carolina chapter. Many patients visit VOSH vision clinics every year and rely on these services for their eye care. “We could not be more […]

Student Research Named Newsworthy by the American Academy of Optometry

Student Research Named Newsworthy by the American Academy of Optometry

Jessica Jasien, doctoral candidate in the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Vision Science Graduate Program, was invited by the American Academy of Optometry to present what was called one of the 10 most newsworthy abstracts of 2018. Jasien, a native of Rumson, NJ, presented her findings Nov. 7 in San Antonio, Texas, at the AAO’s […]

Salus PCO Participates in Special Olympics

Salus PCO Participates in Special Olympics

Several Salus University Pennsylvania College of Optometry students and faculty members alike took time out of their busy schedules to volunteer at the 30th annual Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) Fall Festival. Organized and hosted by Villanova University, this year’s theme was “Once Upon a Fall Fest: A Story of Bravery” and featured six Olympic-type games […]

UHCO is one of the First Optometry Institutions in the US to use Anatomage Table

UHCO is one of the First Optometry Institutions in the US to use Anatomage Table

UHCO is one of the first optometry institutions in the nation to use the Anatomage Table, a 3D anatomy table that uses digital cadavers to teach anatomy solely for the optometry program. The world’s first virtual dissection table allows users to visualize anatomy as they would on a human cadaver. Students will learn anatomy using […]

Pacific University College of Optometry Dean Dr. Jennifer Coyle Receives National Honor

Pacific University College of Optometry Dean Dr. Jennifer Coyle Receives National Honor

Pacific University College of Optometry Dean Jennifer Coyle ‘90, OD ‘93, MS ‘00, FAAO has been honored as the recipient of the 2018 Women in Optometry Theia Award of Excellence for Education. Coyle was among seven optometrists the publication honored for their contributions to the profession and recognized at the annual American Academy of Optometry […]

In Memory of Dr. Freddy Chang

In Memory of Dr. Freddy Chang

Longtime optometric educator and retired Southern College of Optometry Professor Freddy Chang, OD, PhD, passed away on Nov. 17, 2018, at the age of 83. Freddy was born on September 18, 1935 in mainland China to Lennox Chang and Ulan Lai. In 1970, Freddy completed his optometry degree from the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada […]

Hundreds of New Yorkers Attend University Eye Center Health and Wellness Expo

Hundreds of New Yorkers Attend University Eye Center Health and Wellness Expo

More than 800 New Yorkers attended Health and Wellness Expo 2018, University Eye Center’s open house, on Saturday, August 4. The annual Expo brings community partners together to promote healthy behavior changes and reduce risk factors for disease. Attendees of all ages, including children and senior citizens, braved the rainy conditions for access to free […]

SUNY Optometry’s 2018 Alumnus of the Year: Dr. Joseph Boorady

SUNY Optometry’s 2018 Alumnus of the Year: Dr. Joseph Boorady

The SUNY College of Optometry Alumni Association has named Dr. Joseph Boorady ’93 its 2018 Alumnus of the Year. He was honored during the Envision New York alumni reception on Saturday, October 20 at the Princeton Club of New York. Dr. Boorady is global vice president, ocular surface disease for Johnson and Johnson Vision. He […]