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Sep 2012

ASCO President Responds to New York Times Op-Ed piece

Dear Dr. Tulenko, I am writing as President of the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO), the academic leadership organization representing the twenty-one accredited schools and colleges of optometry in the 50 states and Puerto Rico.  Our member institutions educate and train the nation’s Doctors of Optometry.  This letter is to take issue with several comments pertaining to optometry and health professions education…

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Sep 2012

Illinois College of Optometry to Celebrate 2012 Alumni Association Award Winners

September 7, 2012 (CHICAGO) — The Illinois College of Optometry has announced the winners of the 2012 Alumni Awards. Six optometrists and one corporation will be honored for excellence and leadership in education, philanthropy, research and patient care, as well as for their outstanding contributions to ICO and the optometric profession. The award recipients will be recognized during a banquet this evening at the Hard…

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Jul 2012

ICO Board of Trustees member Stephen Pugh to receive Lifetime Achievement Award

The Illinois College of Optometry congratulates Stephen H. Pugh, a member of the ICO Board of Trustees, on being selected the recipient of the 15th Annual Jefferson Fordham, Daniel J. Curtin, Jr. Lifetime Achievement Award. “Stephen is a worthy recipient of this honor and a valued member of the ICO Board of Trustees,” said ICO President Arol Augsburger, OD. “On behalf of the ICO community,…

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Jul 2012

Service Chief Announced for Rosenbloom Center

July 17, 2012 (CHICAGO) — The Illinois College of Optometry is pleased to announce the appointment of Eric A. Baas, OD, FAAO, to the position of service chief for the Alfred and Sarah Rosenbloom Center for Vision and Aging at the Illinois Eye Institute. Dr. Baas will also serve as a full-time faculty member at the Illinois College of Optometry. He will begin his new…

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Jun 2012

Illinois College of Optometry Announces the Alfred and Sarah Rosenbloom Center on Vision and Aging

CHICAGO ­— The Illinois College of Optometry is proud to announce the founding of the Alfred and Sarah Rosenbloom Center on Vision and Aging, a new facility devoted to the vision care needs of the aging population. The Center, located within the Illinois Eye Institute on the ICO campus, will ultimately have four essential functions: to promote optometry students’ and practitioners’ increased knowledge and understanding…

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