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Three NECO faculty and attending optometrists were recently named in in Newsweek’s America’s Best Eye Doctors. Newsweek published a list of the top 150 optometrists, as recognized through a survey measuring different attributes including quality of care, continuity of care, and quality of technical equipment used.
Gary Chu, OD, MPH, FAAO, Vice President for Professional Affairs, was recently sworn in as a member of the Massachusetts Asian American Commission (AAC).
Douglas J. Hoffman, OD, FAAO, was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award 2021 by the Association for Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO).
Textbook authored by NECO faculty reinforces optometrist role as critical member of the healthcare team
Are ODs a GP’s new best friend? A new book by New England College of Optometry (NECO) faculty members reinforces the important role that optometry plays as an early beacon for diagnosing diseases that affect the whole body.
At the NECO Center for Eye Care’s Low Vision Clinic at Perkins School for the Blind, NECO’s Barry Kran OD, FAAO, is testing the acuity of a 15-year-old boy. This is not a traditional exam: The boy is deafblind (meaning some level of vision impairment and some level of hearing impairment), has cerebral palsy, cognitive challenges, and limited ability to communicate.
The NECO women featured here are among the many innovators in our community. We applaud the continued contributions to the field from the NECO faculty and researchers who are influencing the next generation of optometrists and the field of optometry.