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Women In The News – March

Women In Optometry regularly recognizes the accomplishments of women ODs in the profession and in their communities. Have you stepped into a new leadership role or recently won an award? Send us a note: MBijlefeld@jobson.com.

Southern Educational Congress of Optometry International

Tiffany McElroy, OD, of Eye Care Associates in Laurel, Mississippi, was honored as the Young Optometrist of the South.


Texas Optometric Association

Jennifer Deakins McCreight, OD, FAAO, of Fort Worth was honored as the Optometrist of the Year.
Swati Modi, OD, FAAO, of Houston was honored as the Educator of the Year.
Sandra Juarez Fortenberry, OD, FAAO, of San Antonio was honored with the Mollie Armstrong Leadership award for her significant public service contributions.


American Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control (AAOMC) Podcast

Caroline Cauchi, OD, FIAOMC;
Cheryl Chapman, OD, FIAOMC, Dipl ABO;
and Leah Johnson, OD, FAAO, FSLS, participated in a podcast for the AAOMC. They speak directly to female ODs on why they should integrate myopia management into their practice.


Woo University: Elevating Women in Eye Care

Dori Carlson, OD, FAAO, presented Developing the CEO Within You.
Maria Sampalis, OD, presented Gender Inequalities in the Eye Care.
Karen Lee, OD, FAAO, FSLS;
Rutvie Doshi, OD, FAAO;
and Elise Kramer, OD, FAAO, FSLS, presented Rapid Fire: The Many Faces of Optometry: Perspective of Women ODs.
Chandra Mickles, OD, MS, FAAO, FSLS;
Kristin Anderson, OD, FNAP, FAAO;
and Leah Johnson, OD, FAAO, presented Overcoming Perceived Barriers.


2022 Vision Monday Leadership Summit Speakers: New Access Points and Routes to Care

Amanda Nanasy, OD;
Jennifer Stewart, OD;
and Solomon Gould, OD.


Congratulations to all honorees!

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