Each winner will receive a $500 educational award and a personalized plaque.
“We congratulate these impressive optometry students as they move closer to beginning a rewarding career in eye care.”
25 optometry students were awarded.
Each recipient will receive $2,000 to apply to their tuition.
She is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry.
The students will attend Academy 2021 Boston on November 3-6, 2021.
Recipients will be honored at the Student and Resident Awards Lunch on Thursday, November 4.
Dr. Cho is a cornea and contact lens resident at Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University (SCCO).
The residency awards support post-graduate advanced training related to children’s vision and contact lenses.
Dr. Lam is a primary care/ocular disease resident at the Chinle Comprehensive Health Care Facility in Chinle, Arizona.
“Dr. Jung is a stunning clinician, with great potential in translational research and teaching. I have no doubt that she will excel in any setting of...
Stephanie Aigbe receives award.
She is an expert on low vision rehabilitation.
She is a second-year OD/MS student at the State University of New York College of Optometry.
Justina Raouf Assaad is the recipient of the 2021 AAOF Jill and George Mertz Fellowship.
Nearly $164,000 was awarded to 50 top-performing 4th-year optometry students.
Recipients get $2,000 to apply to their tuition.
This award is bestowed annually to a second or third year optometry student.
There are two grant recipients this year.
His proposal topic on the history of optometric education in Singapore, was chosen out of five very competitive proposals.
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