October, 2016

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 of Optometry, NECO, Clinical…

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 Foundation (AOF). Dr.…

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 annual White…

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 by VSP Global and the American…

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 Optometric Foundation…

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 Foundation (AOF).…

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 Campus. The Profiles…

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 Schools “Countdown…

Jameel Kanji, OD/MS ‘15, Receives Pediatric Residency Award image

Jameel Kanji, OD/MS ‘15, Receives Pediatric Residency Award

August 26, 2016 - Jameel Kanji, OD/MS ‘15, has been selected as a recipient of the Terrance N. Ingraham Pediatric Optometry Residency Award by the American Optometric Foundation (AOF). Dr. Kanji graduated…

Chinese Students Participate in Global Health Leadership Program at NECO image

Chinese Students Participate in Global Health Leadership Program at NECO

New England College of Optometry, NECO, welcomed ten students from Wenzhou Medical University in Wenzhou, China as part of the second annual Global Health Leadership Development program (GHLDP) in July. The four week program…

July, 2016

AODP, ASIP and MS/OD Students Receive Their White Coats image

AODP, ASIP and MS/OD Students Receive Their White Coats

On Wednesday, July 20, 2016, thirteen students from the AODP 2018, ASIP 2018, and MS/OD China 2018 programs participated in the second annual summer White Coat Ceremony. The Accelerated OD Program (AODP), the Advanced Standing…

Dr. Nicole Ross Receives  Special Recognition Award at ASCO Annual Luncheon image

Dr. Nicole Ross Receives Special Recognition Award at ASCO Annual Luncheon

Dr. Nicole Ross, Assistant Professor at New England College of Optometry (NECO), was awarded the 2016 Rising Star Award at the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry ‘s (ASCO) Annual Luncheon in Boston on June 29,…

June, 2016

NECO Holds Annual Residents’ Conference image

NECO Holds Annual Residents’ Conference

Thirty-six optometric residents came to New England College of Optometry on June 17, 2016 for the annual John E. Asarkof Spring Residency Conference. The day honored the participants of the 2015-2016 NECO Residency Program.

National Contact Lens Award Recognizes Fourth Year OD Student image

National Contact Lens Award Recognizes Fourth Year OD Student

Recent graduate Maria Denietolis, OD16, was selected as a program recipient of the 2016 Johnson & Johnson Vision Care, Inc., Award of Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care. Representing New England College of Optometry,…

Boston Middle School Students Visit NECO image

Boston Middle School Students Visit NECO

Twenty-one middle school students recently visited New England College of Optometry, NECO, to learn more about optometry. The Dearborn STEM Academy students came to the College as part of an Optometry Career Exploration Visit.

NECO Welcomes 8 Student Researchers to T35 Summer Research Program image

NECO Welcomes 8 Student Researchers to T35 Summer Research Program

Dr. Jane Gwiazda, Director of the Summer Research Program, welcomed 8 student researchers to the T35 Summer Research program last week. The students include Kayla Andrade, Nicole Broden, Adriana Ferriera, Burke Lieppman, Dora…

May, 2016

Dr. Barry Kran Discusses Eye Exams for Individuals with Disabilities in New Webcast image

Dr. Barry Kran Discusses Eye Exams for Individuals with Disabilities in New Webcast

Barry Kran, OD FAAO, is featured in a webcast by Perkins School for the Blind entitled “Ensuring a Successful Eye Exam for Individuals with Ocular Visual Impairments”. Dr. Kran is professor at New England College of Optometry,…

NECO Student Researchers Win Awards at National Conference image

NECO Student Researchers Win Awards at National Conference

Two second year students at New England College of Optometry recently received grants and awards for their research at the annual conference for the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). ARVO is the largest…

Representative Niki Tsongas Delivers Keynote at 2016 NECO Commencement image

Representative Niki Tsongas Delivers Keynote at 2016 NECO Commencement

On Sunday, May 15, 2016, the New England College of Optometry held its 122nd Commencement Ceremony at the John Hancock Hall in Boston, Massachusetts. Participating in the ceremony were Class of 1966 alumni, as well as NECO…

AODP Student Wins Dr. Norman E. Wallis Award for Highest Score on National Test image

AODP Student Wins Dr. Norman E. Wallis Award for Highest Score on National Test

Juan Ding, AODP 2017, was recently named the 2016 recipient for the Dr. Norman Wallis Award for Excellence. The award honors the legacy of Dr. Wallis and his service to the National Board for over 25 years. Juan Ding was selected…