CooperVision Sponsors New Contact Lens Clinic at The Ohio State University College of Optometry

To support the education of countless future eye care professionals, CooperVision has committed funding for the new eye care clinic at The Ohio State University College of Optometry. Contact lens services provided by the clinic include soft contact lens fittings for the correction of myopia, astigmatism, and presbyopia, as well as myopia management for children through CooperVision’s Brilliant FuturesTM Myopia Management Program featuring MiSight® 1 day.*

 

Dean Zadnik Earns Prentice Medal Award

Dean Karla ZadnikThe Ohio State University College of Optometry's Dean Karla Zadnik, OD, PhD, is the winner of the 2020 Charles F. Prentice Medal Award, the highest research honor bestowed by the American Academy of Optometry.

Dr. Flom Earns Feinbloom Award

Dr. Roanne FlomDr. Roanne Flom, OD, professor of clinical optometry and low vision chief at The Ohio State University College of Optometry, is the winner of the American Academy of Optometry’s 2020 William Feinbloom Award.

Dr. Walline Earns Schapero Award

Congratulations to Ohio State Optometry Associate Dean for Research Jeff Walline (OD, MS’98, PhD’02), winner of the Max Schapero Memorial Lecture Award from the Section on Cornea, Contact Lenses & Refractive Technologies of the American Academy of Optometry.

Dr. Good Earns Public Health Honor

Dr. Gregory GoodCongratulations to Ohio State Optometry Professor Emeritus Gregory Good (OD’75, MS’79, PhD’81), winner of the Henry B. Peters Award from the Public Health and Environmental Vision Section of the American Academy of Optometry.

SocialEYES Group Has Virtual Fun

Ohio State Optometry SocialEyes groups are engaging and building friendships during the pandemic by creatively incorporating technology into their activities.

 

Summer OEI Conference Will Be Virtual for 2020

The Annual Summer Conference hosted by Optometric Educators Inc. and The Ohio State University College of Optometry will be held virtually this year.

We will offer a total of 14 hours of continuing education. Of these, eight hours will be offered in a live webinar format, with four hours offered on Saturday, July 25, and four hours on Sunday, July 26. The remaining six hours will be offered as asynchronous online lectures that you can “attend” anytime between July 25 and August 9. 

New Non-Resident Tuition Model Relieves Burden for Out-of-State Students

Our goal is simple--admit the 68 best first-year optometry students in the country. We want the future leaders, the next generation of professors, and the most successful practitioners. If you have the abilities, experiences, drive, and dedication that make you want to excel at the most comprehensive health sciences center in the country, then our program is for you.   – Dean Karla Zadnik

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