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AAOF Announces 2021 Fredric Rosemore Low Vision Educational Grant Recipient

She is an expert on low vision rehabilitation.




Tracy Matchinski

Tracy Matchinski

(PRESS RELEASE) ORLANDO, FL — The American Academy of Optometry Foundation (AAOF), in collaboration with the Fredric and Marion Rosemore Family Foundation, announce the 2021 recipient of the Fredric Rosemore Low Vision Educational Grant.

Tracy Matchinski, OD, FAAO, FVI, is an Associate Professor at the Illinois Eye Institute – Rosenbloom Center, Low Vision Rehabilitative Services in Chicago, Illinois. Her team includes Drs. Mallory McLaughlin, OD, FAAO, Danielle Piser, OD, and Janis Winters, OD, FAAO.

Dr. Matchinski and her team state their proposal, “Development of multimedia instructional video library for optometry students to enhance their ability to perform Low Vision Rehabilitation (LVR) skills in the clinical setting,” is intended to improve the quality of life for low vision patients.

Dr. Matchinski has been practicing optometry for 25 years and is an expert on low vision rehabilitation, a field of great importance in addressing visual impairment across the world. She has published and assisted in updating education modules used internationally.

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