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Alumni Association Career Seminar

The Alumni Association invites all students to attend a career seminar on November 4, 2015. A series of NECO alumni speakers will discuss career paths and opportunities in clinical trials, commercial practice, OD/MD practice, industry, hospital-based practice, academic education, private practice, veteran’s health administration, HMO practice and military optometry. An Italian dinner and discussion will follow the career panel.


6:30 PM – 7:30 PM Career Panel in Lecture Hall 2

  • Clinical Trial & Regulatory Consultant: Bill Gleason, OD ’74
  • Commercial Practice:  Andrew Zodikoff, OD ’86
  • OD/MD Practice: Rita Cherian-Dulgarian, OD ’08
  • Industry:  Lynette Johns, OD ’04
  • Hospital Based Practice:  TBA
  • Academic: Nicole Ross, OD ’11
  • Private Practice: TBA
  • Veteran’s Health Administration: Baharak Asefzadeh, OD ’03
  • HMO Practice: Justin Smith, OD ’07
  • Military:  TBA

7:30 PM – 8:30 PM Italian Dinner and Discussion