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NECO Offers New Residency in Community Health Optometry in Providence

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New England College of Optometry (NECO) is pleased to announce a new residency in Community Health Optometry at the Providence Community Health Center. New England College of Optometry offers 16 specific one year residency opportunities throughout New England that include 38 total positions. New England College of Optometry offers residencies in community health, cornea and contact lens, low vision rehabilitation, ocular disease, pediatric optometry, primary care optometry, VA primary eye care, and VA ocular disease.

Founded in 1968, Providence Community Health Center (PCHC) is a federally qualified health center providing primary care and specialty services at locations throughout the city of Providence. This particular residency program will be supervised by David Mills, OD, MBA and will provide advance optometric training and experience in the delivery of comprehensive eye care in an interdisciplinary Federal Qualified Health Center. The program will provide quality-based, patient centered and affordable eye care services to the underserved, low income and uninsured patients in the Providence community. The start date is July 1, 2019 and the annual stipend is $44,000 plus a generous benefits package.  

For more information about this opportunity, as well as other residency opportunities, visit: and select the Providence residency.  You may also contact David Mills, OD, MBA at

About New England College of Optometry

New England College of Optometry is an independent graduate college of optometry that educates students for careers in eye care delivery, research and education. NECO was founded in 1894 as the Klein School of Optics, and is the oldest continuously operating school of optometry in the United States. 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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