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When residency application season rolled around late 2020, I was wiped. It’d been such a crazy 4th year, with the pandemic and all… I was looking for stability and familiarity, and definitely not looking to apply for a residency across the US.
Student innovators presented their ideas on advancing eye care through new products and technologies at the 2021 NECO Student Innovation Competition.
The American Academy of Optometry Foundation announced Stephanie Aigbe, OD, as the 2021 recipient of the Alfred A. Rosenbloom, Jr., Low Vision Residency Award. Dr. Aigbe is a graduate and the first Low Vision Rehabilitation resident at the New England College of Optometry.
Sandra Mohr, EdD, Dean of Academic Resources and Administration at New England College of Optometry, was recognized as one of Vision Monday’s “Most Influential Women in Optical” for 2021. Dr. Mohr was honored in the Mentors category.
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.
New England College of Optometry announced today that eyewear brand Warby Parker has expanded its first-of-its-kind scholarship at NECO, with the goal of increasing Black representation in the field of optometry.
Gary Chu, OD, MPH, FAAO, Vice President for Professional Affairs, was recently sworn in as a member of the Massachusetts Asian American Commission (AAC).