May, 2016

NECO Welcomes the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Clinical Educators Workshop image

NECO Welcomes the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Clinical Educators Workshop

Close to 30 New England Eye clinic directors and faculty gathered on Friday, April 29, 2016 to take part in a day-long Clinical Educators Workshop. The event was part of ongoing professional development New England College…

2016 Visionaries Day Showcases Student Work image

2016 Visionaries Day Showcases Student Work

Students, faculty, and staff from throughout the College came together on April 25, 2016 to celebrate student learning and accomplishments at the 14th Annual Visionaries Day. Originally created to showcase the first year students’…

April, 2016

NECO Students and Faculty Attend Congressional Advocacy Conference in DC image

NECO Students and Faculty Attend Congressional Advocacy Conference in DC

Over 600 optometrists, optometry students, and leaders gathered in Washington DC last week to attend the 2016 Congressional Advocacy Conference. Representing the New England College were President Scott, NECO faculty Drs. Aurora…

ASCO Grants 2016 Rising Star Award to NECO Faculty Member image

ASCO Grants 2016 Rising Star Award to NECO Faculty Member

NECO is thrilled to congratulate Nicole Ross, OD, MSc, FAAO, on receiving the 2016 ASCO Rising Star Award.

Dr. Bruce Moore Receives Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health image

Dr. Bruce Moore Receives Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health

Bruce Moore, OD, has been selected to be the recipient for the 2016 Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health.

March, 2016

NECO Professors Spearhead Participation in International Low Vision Awareness Program image

NECO Professors Spearhead Participation in International Low Vision Awareness Program

Drs. Nicole Ross and Alexis Malkin, practicing low vision specialists and faculty at New England College of Optometry and New England Eye, recently travelled to India to present at the 35th…

Dr. Patrick J. Pirotte Named 2016 Behavioral Scholar-in-Residence image

Dr. Patrick J. Pirotte Named 2016 Behavioral Scholar-in-Residence

New England College of Optometry is pleased to host Dr. Patrick Pirotte as the 2016 Behavioral Scholar-in-Residence. Dr. Pirotte is an active scholar and practitioner. He has been working in private practice in Wichita, Kansas…

January, 2016

Research Links Uncorrected Hyperopia with Deficits In Early Literacy Skills image

Research Links Uncorrected Hyperopia with Deficits In Early Literacy Skills

The results of the Vision in Preschoolers – Hyperopia in Preschoolers (VIP-HIP) study by researchers from New England College of Optometry, Ohio State College of Optometry, and Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University…

NECO Researcher Receives NIH Grant for Myopia Research image

NECO Researcher Receives NIH Grant for Myopia Research

Debora Nickla, PhD, Professor of Biology at New England College of Optometry, was recently awarded a $1.4 million grant by the National Eye Institute of the National Institutes…

NECO Faculty Promote Early Vision Screenings Quarterly ICC Meeting image

NECO Faculty Promote Early Vision Screenings Quarterly ICC Meeting

On January 14, 2016, Bruce Moore, OD and Gayathri Srinivasan, OD, New England College of Optometry, along with Kathy Majzoub, Northeast Regional Director of Prevent Blindness, presented findings of their research and work on…

November, 2015

AOA Trustee Liaison Dr. Bill Reynolds Visits NECO image

AOA Trustee Liaison Dr. Bill Reynolds Visits NECO

Dr. Bill Reynolds, trustee to the American Optometric Association, visited the New England College of Optometry on Thursday, November 19, 2015. The American Optometric Association represents doctors of optometry, optometric…

New Research Study Evaluating Strabismus Detection By Non-Health Care Professionals image

New Research Study Evaluating Strabismus Detection By Non-Health Care Professionals

A study by three NECO-affiliated researchers, Dr. Kimberly Chan of Boston Children’s Hospital and Drs. Li Deng and Erik Weissberg of the New England College of Optometry, was recently published in JAMA Ophthalmology.

NECO/NEE Faculty, Staff, Residents, Students, and Alumni Present at Academy 2015 image

NECO/NEE Faculty, Staff, Residents, Students, and Alumni Present at Academy 2015

New England College of Optometry was well represented at the American Academy of Optometry’s Annual Meeting this past October in New Orleans. Faculty, students, professional staff, residents, and alumni presented posters,…

October, 2015

Dr. Jane Gwiazda Participates in Congressional Briefing image

Dr. Jane Gwiazda Participates in Congressional Briefing

Dr. Jane Gwiazda, Director of Research and Professor at New England College of Optometry, recently participated in a Congressional Briefing in Washington DC. The group briefed Congressional staffers on the topic of the Burden…

Dr. Nancy B. Carlson Earns Diplomate Status at Academy 2015 image

Dr. Nancy B. Carlson Earns Diplomate Status at Academy 2015

New England College of Optometry Emeritus professor Nancy B. Carlson, OD, FAAO, was recently awarded the status of Diplomate for Optometric Education at the recent AAO Annual meeting in New Orleans, LA in October.

NECO Director of Research Jane Gwiazda appointed to NIH Advisory Council image

NECO Director of Research Jane Gwiazda appointed to NIH Advisory Council

Jane Gwiazda, PhD, represents New England College of Optometry on the National Advisory Eye Council (NAEC)

September, 2015

Dr. Bina Patel Receives International Optometrist Award from WCO image

Dr. Bina Patel Receives International Optometrist Award from WCO

NECO professor receives top honors at international optometry conference in Colombia

NECO Professors Receive Educational Starter Grant from ASCO image

NECO Professors Receive Educational Starter Grant from ASCO

Funds will support 22-month study by Drs. Russo, Weissberg, and Harper

NECO Participates in Representative Sánchez’s Back To School Jam image

NECO Participates in Representative Sánchez’s Back To School Jam

NECO faculty and student provide eye screenings at community event sponsored by Representative Jeffrey Sánchez

August, 2015

Dr. Laudon Presents Eye Care Podcasts on Macular Degeneration image

Dr. Laudon Presents Eye Care Podcasts on Macular Degeneration

Dr. Richard Laudon interviews Dr. Lou Frank and Dr. Nicole Ross in two installments on URBN