November, 2016

NECO Professor Awarded Scientific Research Career Development Award image

NECO Professor Awarded Scientific Research Career Development Award

November 21, 2016 Dr. Fuensanta Vera-Diaz, Assistant Professor at New England College of Optometry (NECO) has received the prestigious Scientific Research Career Development Award from the… Read More …

Dr. Bina Patel named Humanitarian of the Year by VOSH International image

Dr. Bina Patel named Humanitarian of the Year by VOSH International

November 17, 2016 Each year, VOSH International presents a series of awards to honor optometric leaders for their service to humanity. VOSH, Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity, is an… Read More …

NECO Professor Receives Dr. Mae Booth-Jones Award for Education from Women in Optometry image

NECO Professor Receives Dr. Mae Booth-Jones Award for Education from Women in Optometry

November 16, 2016 Women in Optometry magazine recently presented its first Theia Awards of Excellence to six women ODs. The awards, named after the Greek goddess of vision and sight,… Read More …

Micaela Gobeille Receives J. Pat Cummings Scholarship image

Micaela Gobeille Receives J. Pat Cummings Scholarship

November 15, 2016 Micaela Gobeille, OD/MS ’18, has been selected to receive the 2016 J. Pat Cummings Scholarship. The award is sponsored by Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc and the… Read More …

NECO Students Help Raise Awareness for World Diabetes Day image

NECO Students Help Raise Awareness for World Diabetes Day

November 14, 2016 At New England College of Optometry, NECO, students learn about the structure and function of visual and systemic systems, as well as eye health and eye disease. One such… Read More …

NECO Hosts Student Workshop for Ocular Surface Symposium, SWOSS image

NECO Hosts Student Workshop for Ocular Surface Symposium, SWOSS

New England College of Optometry, NECO, recently hosted a workshop for second year OD students that focused on dry eye education. The event, called SWOSS – Student Workshop for Ocular Surface Syndrome,… Read More …

Drs. Lewandowski and Andrea Selected for 2016 ASCO Educational Starter Grant image

Drs. Lewandowski and Andrea Selected for 2016 ASCO Educational Starter Grant

November 8, 2016 New England College of Optometry, NECO, is pleased to share that clinical faculty members, Drs. Crystal Lewandowski and Thomas Andrea, NECO, have been awarded an ASCO educational… Read More …

New England College of Optometry Participates in Children’s Vision Summit image

New England College of Optometry Participates in Children’s Vision Summit

November 7, 2016 Faculty and staff from New England College of Optometry, NECO, joined over 300 attendees at the recent Children’s Vision Massachusetts 2016 Summit meetings in eastern and… Read More …

Low Vision Faculty Host Conference at New England Eye image

Low Vision Faculty Host Conference at New England Eye

November 1, 2016 Close to fifty participants attended the second annual “Making the Grade Conference” on October 18, 2016. The event was sponsored by New England Eye, Boston Public… Read More …

October, 2016

New England College of Optometry Hosts Profiles in Vision 2016 Gala Event image

New England College of Optometry Hosts Profiles in Vision 2016 Gala Event

October 27, 2016 New England College of Optometry, NECO, hosted its Profiles in Vision 2016 Gala on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at the InterContinental Boston. Over 250 alumni, faculty, staff,… Read More …

NECO Hosts Second Annual International Low Vision Virtual Grand Rounds image

NECO Hosts Second Annual International Low Vision Virtual Grand Rounds

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 On Wednesday, October 26, 2016, the low vision department at New England College of Optometry, NECO, presented their second annual international grand rounds program… Read More …

Fourth Year Optometry Students Attend Alcon Academy For Eye Care Excellence Program image

Fourth Year Optometry Students Attend Alcon Academy For Eye Care Excellence Program

This fall, thirteen fourth year optometry students were selected to represent New England College of Optometry, NECO, while attending the Alcon Academy for Eye Care Excellence program in Fort Worth,… Read More …

Dr. Alexis Malkin Chosen to Participate in Emerging Vision Scientist Day image

Dr. Alexis Malkin Chosen to Participate in Emerging Vision Scientist Day

For the second year in a row, young vision scientists from around the country gathered to share their research at the Emerging Vision Scientists Day in Washington D.C. Representing New England College… Read More …

NECO Professor Receives AOF/Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Innovation in Education Grant image

NECO Professor Receives AOF/Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Innovation in Education Grant

October 3, 2016 - Elena Z. Biffi, OD, MSc, FAAO has been selected as one of three 2016 Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc. Innovation in Education Grant Recipients by the American Optometry… Read More …

September, 2016

Class of 2019 Receive White Coats at Annual Ceremony image

Class of 2019 Receive White Coats at Annual Ceremony

September 27, 2016 On Sunday, September 25, 2016, 106 students from the Class of 2019 were on hand at the Colonnade Hotel in Boston to receive their white coats at New England College of Optometry’s… Read More …

NECO Students Selected for VSP and AOF Practice Excellence Scholarship image

NECO Students Selected for VSP and AOF Practice Excellence Scholarship

September 23, 2016 - Avani Dave and Michael Merritt, Class of 2017, were recently chosen as the 2016 recipients of the VSP and AOF Practice Excellence Scholarship. The scholarship is funded… Read More …

NECO Professor Receives Frederic Rosemore Low Vision Educational Grant image

NECO Professor Receives Frederic Rosemore Low Vision Educational Grant

September 15, 2016 - Richard Jamara and the low vision team at the New England College of Optometry (NECO) recently received the Frederic Rosemore Low Vision Educational Grant from the American… Read More …

Caitlin Morrison, OD’15, Receives Contact Lens Residency Award image

Caitlin Morrison, OD’15, Receives Contact Lens Residency Award

September 6, 2016 - Caitlin Morrison, OD ’15 has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Bert C. and Lydia M. Corwin Contact Lens Residency Award Recipient by the American Optometric… Read More …

New England College of Optometry Hosts Kick-Off Event for Profiles In Vision Gala Dinner image

New England College of Optometry Hosts Kick-Off Event for Profiles In Vision Gala Dinner

September 1, 2016 - New England College of Optometry, NECO, held a successful kick-off reception for their Profiles in Vision Dinner Gala on Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at the Beacon Street… Read More …

August, 2016

New England College of Optometry Supports Boston Public Schools at Countdown to Kindergarten Event image

New England College of Optometry Supports Boston Public Schools at Countdown to Kindergarten Event

August 31, 2016, Boston – On Tuesday August 30, 2016, New England College of Optometry (NECO) once again offered vision screening to children entering Kindergarten at the Boston Public… Read More …