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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Young

The first in a series to allow prospective current students to come to know the faculty of NECO on a deeper level and build up the community! Please enjoy this interview.

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NECO Makes Impact at AAO’s Annual Meeting

The American Academy of Optometry’s annual meeting was held in San Diego, California this year to record-breaking crowds. Our NECO faculty members stood out as leaders during the industry meeting as they presented over 20 lectures and poster presentations, were honored with several industry awards, chaired special interest groups, and even completed an inaugural leadership academy during AAO’s centennial event.


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Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Amy Moy

Dr. Moy received her Doctor of Optometry Degree in 2003, and now serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor of Clinical Optometry at NECO as well as Director of Health Center Network and Chief Compliance Officer. In addition to her NECO roles, Amy is also an Attending Doctor at the Martha Eliot Health Center.

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3 faculty named to Newsweek’s Best Optometrists list

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.