Monday, December 5, 2016 12:18 AM
CHICAGO—The American Academy of Ophthalmology
(AAO) announced that Jean E. Ramsey, MD, MPH is the recipient of the 2016 EnergEYES Award.
Friday, December 2, 2016 12:24 AM
, one of the largest optometric education meetings for eyecare professionals, announced the “Champion” partner companies for SECO 2017, which will run March 1 to 5, 2017, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.
Friday, December 2, 2016 12:21 AM
is issuing a call for nominations for the 2017 Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health. The award recognizes an individual, team or organization that has made an outstanding contribution to the field of public health and vision and eye health at a community, state, national and/or international level.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 12:21 AM
LAKELAND, Tenn.—The Opticians Association of America
(OAA) has announced that registration for their 2017 State Leadership Conference—taking place in Savannah, Ga. From Feb. 9 to 11—is now open.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 11:32 AM
SAN RAFAEL, Calif.—RestoringVision, a non-profit organization that delivers glasses to people in developing countries, is turning this year’s #GivingTuesday into #GivingSightDay. Funds raised during the #GivingSightDay campaign will be converted into glasses delivered to people in need.
Monday, November 28, 2016 12:24 AM
has declared December as Safe Toys and Gifts Awareness Month.
Monday, November 28, 2016 12:21 AM
KANSAS CITY, Mo.—OWL: Advancing Diversity in Leadership
announced that Michael Ackermann, PhD, Taryn Conway, Candace Simerson, and John Vukich, MD, have joined OWL’s board of directors.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:27 AM
SAN FRANCISCO—Academy 2016 Anaheim, the 95th annual meeting of the American Academy of Optometry
(AAO), was the largest meeting in AAO history with 7,720 total registrants for the four-day event, which was held Nov. 9 to 12 at the Anaheim Convention Center.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 12:18 AM
PETALUMA, Calif—Energeyes Association
is now launching an Ignition Program for all of its members in response to the need for information necessary to participate as a medical service provider, namely the implementation of electronic medical records (EHR), clearing house services for billing and credentialing on important insurance panels.
Monday, November 21, 2016 12:15 AM
PLEASANTATION, Calif.—CooperVision Inc.
is reminding ECPs its second annual search for honorees for its Best Practices initiative will end on Nov. 27.
Monday, November 14, 2016 12:27 AM
ANAHEIM, Calif.—Women In Optometry
(WO) presented its first Theia Awards recognizing women ODs for excellence in the categories of leadership, mentorship and education, and innovation at the annual American Academy of Optometry
(AAO) meeting held here last week.
Monday, November 14, 2016 12:21 AM
ORLANDO—The American Academy of Optometry
announced the establishment of the Brien Holden Humanitarian Award to honor the memory and work of Professor Brien Holden, PhD, DSc, FAAO.