February, 2017

NECO Remembers Dr. Richard Wallingford Jr., OD ‘75 image

NECO Remembers Dr. Richard Wallingford Jr., OD ‘75

It is with great sadness that New England College of Optometry notes the passing of alumni Dr. Richard Wallingford Jr., OD ’75. Dr. Wallingford was a past President of the American Optometric Association, serving as 84th…

November, 2016

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 disease that affects the…

April, 2016

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

OD-MS Student Researcher’s Master Thesis To Be Published in Vision Research image

OD-MS Student Researcher’s Master Thesis To Be Published in Vision Research

Fourth year student Laura Goldberg, Class of 2016, recently received the news that her master’s thesis detailing her work in Dr. Frances Rucker’s lab has been accepted for publication. The article about myopia progression…

NECO Residents Roster Announced for 2016-2017 image

NECO Residents Roster Announced for 2016-2017

New England College of Optometry is pleased to announce its residents roster for the 2016-2017 academic year. Thirty-six students have been matched with NECO residency positions at 15 locations for the upcoming year.

Student VOSH Group Receives Smartphone-Based Autorefractor from Smart Vision image

Student VOSH Group Receives Smartphone-Based Autorefractor from Smart Vision

On Tuesday, March 8, 2016, the Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanities (S-VOSH) chapter of New England College of Optometry received a SVOne Autorefractor from Smart Vision Labs. The SVOne is a lightweight, handheld,…

NECO Student Wins $1,000 Optometry Grant image

NECO Student Wins $1,000 Optometry Grant

Francesca Sefton, Class of 2017, was chosen as one of two runner-ups in an optometry grant program. The competition, sponsored by National Vision, Inc., was open to third and fourth year optometry students. Applicants were…

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…

NECO Presents Lecture Series on Amblyopia Research image

NECO Presents Lecture Series on Amblyopia Research

Following the successful Light In Sight lecture series last year which addressed the role of light and light-based optical technologies in our lives, New England College of Optometry announces an exciting Research Lecture Series…

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…

Dr. Lu Fan, MS/OD ’02, promoted to president of Wenzhou Medical University image

Dr. Lu Fan, MS/OD ’02, promoted to president of Wenzhou Medical University

Dr. Lu Fan, MS/OD ’02, was recently appointed president of Wenzhou Medical University (WMU), a major medical university in China. Before her promotion on October 23, 2015, she served as the Vice president of WMU and executive…

October, 2015

NECO Hosts International Grand Rounds with Practitioners in India image

NECO Hosts International Grand Rounds with Practitioners in India

New England College of Optometry, NECO, recently hosted its first international grand rounds program via real-time video conferencing bringing together low vision practitioners from the United States and India. The program,…

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. Alan L. Lewis Presents Findings for EZ-ID Pilot Study at Academy 2015 image

Dr. Alan L. Lewis Presents Findings for EZ-ID Pilot Study at Academy 2015

Former and Current NECO Presidents Dr. Lewis and President Scott partner to study effectiveness of license plate design utilizing symbols

June, 2015

NECO Students & Faculty Participate in Advocacy Efforts image

NECO Students & Faculty Participate in Advocacy Efforts

NECO Students and faculty travel to Washington DC to advocate for vision and eye health

May, 2015

Dr. Paul Ajamian OD ‘80 to be Inducted in National Optometry Hall of Fame image

Dr. Paul Ajamian OD ‘80 to be Inducted in National Optometry Hall of Fame

New England College of Optometry Alum to be honored for his lifelong contributions at Optometry’s Meeting®

April, 2015

New England College of Optometry Participates in Congressional Advocacy Conference and Hill Visits image

New England College of Optometry Participates in Congressional Advocacy Conference and Hill Visits

Faculty and students from NECO visit Washington DC to advocate for optometry

March, 2015

Dr. Nicole Quinn and Dr. Stacy Lyons Publish Article in Optometric Education

NECO professors write about the Impact of Optometric Residency Training on Future Career Paths