Lauren Haverly, OD, received The Ohio State University College of Optometry’s Early Professional Achievement Award during the Class of 2022’s Convocation Ceremony on May 7.
Thomas G. Quinn, OD, MS, FAAO, received The Ohio State University College of Optometry’s Distinguished Alumnus Award during the Class of 2022’s Convocation Ceremony on May 7.
Optometry Student’s Use of Augmented Reality Technology is Recognized with Ohio State Innovator Award, Sponsored by VSP Vision™
Research and Innovation Showcase recognizes groundbreaking achievements
Faculty, staff and students shared breakthroughs, plans
A collaboration between Dr. Heather Chandler, Associate Professor of Optometry at The Ohio State University, and Drs. Katelyn Swindle-Reilly, Colleen Cebulla, Shigeo Tamiya, was awarded the UnEYEted Collaborative Funding Initiative.
The UnEYEted Research Symposium began in 2016 to stimulate collaboration between The Ohio State University Department of Ophthalmology and College of Optometry. Each year since then, Ophthalmology and Optometry have awarded $4,000 to support collaborative initiatives likely to lead to further funding.
The Ohio State University College of Optometry awarded faculty members Dr. Marjean Kulp and Dr. TJ Plageman with Research Innovations Grant awards, sponsored by an endowment from Vision Service Plan. Dr. Kulp plans to use the funds to explore quality-of-life (QoL) issues faced by children with binocular vision, accommodative, and visual tracking problems associated with concussions or not. Ultimately, she hopes to develop a patient-reported outcome measure to evaluate the impact of these problems on children and potential treatment effects. Dr.
At the American Public Health Association's (APHA) conference in October, Dr. Jacqueline Davis, Ohio State Optometry professor emeritus, received the Distinguished Service Award, and Dr. Erica Shelton, Ohio State optometry PhD student and clinical instructor, received Distinguished Student Service Award for service to the organization's vision care section.
Today, The Ohio State University College of Optometry’s Improving Diversity in Optometric Careers (I-DOC) program received the 2021 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest, and oldest, diversity and inclusion publication in higher education.
by Emily Caldwell, Ohio State News
Researchers are revisiting an age-old question in baseball: Do batters actually keep their eye on the ball?
A review of the few film- and lab-based studies on the subject suggests that yes, indeed, batters’ eyes are watching the pitched ball. But they’re moving their heads, and not their eyes, to direct their gaze.
We’re excited to announce that this year’s Homecoming Weekend will be Friday, October 8 – Saturday, October 9 … the same weekend as Ohio State University’s annual homecoming festivities and the Ohio Optometric Association’s (OOA) annual EastWest Eye Conference – now in Columbus! With the alignment of these activities, this will be a packed weekend full of reunions, exceptional continuing education courses, and memorable Buckeye activities.
Note: Ohio State Optometry Professor Melissa D. Bailey, OD, PhD, and Emeritus Professor Joseph T. Barr, OD, MS, are two of the co-founders of Lentechs.
• LEN101 study of investigational contact lenses APIOC™ for Presbyopia and APIOC for Presbyopia with Astigmatism
VSP Global and the Rick Bay Foundation have named Jacob Shipton, OD, a Class of 2021 graduate from The Ohio State University College of Optometry, as the winner of the Ohio State Student Innovator Award.