Press Releases AAO Foundation Announces 2021 William C. Ezell Fellowship Recipients The fellows will be honored during Academy 2021 Boston, Nov. 3-6. Published 1 month ago on June 24, 2021 By Press Releases Share Tweet (PRESS RELEASE) ORLANDO, FL — The American Academy of Optometry Foundation (AAOF) announces the twelve recipients of the 2021 William C. Ezell Fellowships. The Ezell Fellowship program is named after the founding President of the AAOF, William C. Ezell, OD. It was established to provide recognition and support to talented post-doctoral students in pursuit of an advanced degree in optometric research and education. More than 440 William C. Ezell Fellowships have been awarded since the inception of the program in 1949. Funding for these Fellowships is provided by leading optometric companies, private endowments, and other generous business organizations that represent most sectors of the industry. The AAOF congratulates the following recipients who have been selected as the 2021 Ezell Fellows: AAO Section on Cornea, Contact Lenses, and Refractive Technologies (CCLRT) Ezell Fellow Young Hyun Kim University of California at Berkeley School of Optometry American Academy of Optometry (AAO) Ezell Fellow Jennyffer D. Smith, OD University of Houston College of Optometry American Academy of Optometry Foundation (AAOF) Ezell Fellow Yiyi (Charlotte) Wang, OD, FAAO University of California at Berkeley School of Optometry Danne Ventura / Essilor Ezell Fellow Maureen D. Plaumann, OD, FAAO The Ohio State University College of Optometry Facebook Ezell Fellow Rebecca Deffler, OD, MS, FAAO The Ohio State University College of Optometry Irvin M. Borish / Essilor Ezell Fellow Neeraj Singh, BSOptom, MPhil Indiana University School of Optometry John N. Schoen Ezell Fellow Erin Sayoko Tomiyama, OD, MS, FAAO University of Houston College of Optometry Merton C. Flom Leadership Ezell Fellow Breanne McGhee, OD, MEd, FAAO Pacific University College of Optometry Michael G. Harris Ezell Fellow Erica R. Shelton, OD, MS, FAAO The Ohio State University College of Optometry Mike Daley / Essilor Ezell Fellow Rabia Mobeen University of New South Wales School of Optometry and Vision Science Optometric Glaucoma Society (OGS) Ezell Fellow Janelle Tong, BOptom University of New South Wales School of Optometry and Vision Science Rod Tahran / Essilor Ezell Fellow Amy Hiu Yan Chow, OD University of Waterloo School of Optometry and Vision Science This year’s Ezell Fellows will be honored during Academy 2021 Boston, November 3-6 in Boston, Massachusetts. Related Topics:Latest News TopOhio State University College of Optometry click to Comment(Comment) Up Next DrChrono Raises $12M from ORIX Corporation USA’s Growth Capital to Expand Operations Don't Miss William J. 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