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NECO Welcomes Penelope Suter, OD as 2017 Behavioral Scholar-in-Residence

New England College of Optometry is pleased to host Dr. Penelope Suter as the 2017 Behavioral Scholar-in-Residence. This annual program brings to campus a nationally renowned specialist in the field of pediatric and developmental vision and vision therapy to share their knowledge and experience in this field with students, faculty, and area clinicians.

Dr. Suter brings over thirty years of private practice experience, specializing in neuro-optometric rehabilitation, as well as infant vision development, vision and learning, and special needs vision care. Two events are offered The following events are offered as part of the 2017 Behavioral Scholar program—a behavioral scholar symposium on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 and a Continuing Education Program on Sunday, April 2, 2017.  Both events are open to students, alumni, faculty, and guests.

The Behavioral Scholar Symposium will take place Wednesday, March 29, 2017 and focus on “Primary Eye Care's Responsibility in Brain Injury and Concussion.”  Celia Hinrichs, OD, FCOVD will moderate a panel with Richard Laudon, OD, FAAO, Barry Kran, OD, FAAO, and Penelope Suter, OD, FCOVD.  This event will take place from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. Learn more about this event and RSVP today. 

The Continuing Education Program will take place on Sunday, April 2, 2017 and focus on “Concepts from Post Brain-Injury Vision Rehabilitation That Every Optometrist Should Know.”  The program will take place from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM and offer Massachusetts CE. Learn more about this event and RSVP today.

About New England College of Optometry

New England College of Optometry, NECO, is an independent graduate college of optometry that educates students for careers in eye care delivery, research and education. For over 120 years, the New England College of Optometry has been educating optometrists and leaders in the field. Originally founded in 1894 as the Klein School of Optics, NECO prepares the next generation of eye care providers, educators, leaders, and innovators through a rigorous curriculum and extensive clinical experiences.   Through a vast network of clinical affiliations, our students put patient care first, providing vision care to children, older adults, the homeless, and individuals with disabilities through our mobile eye clinic, satellite clinics in schools, homeless shelters, community health centers, and VA medical centers.

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