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Feb 2013

Nearly a Quarter Million Dollar Grant Awarded to Illinois College of Optometry, Chicago Public Schools

The Illinois College of Optometry’s school-based clinic, the Illinois Eye Institute at Princeton, received a $249,000 grant from the Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation. The grant will be used to expand clinic capacity and address the unmet vision care needs of Chicago Public Schools students. CHICAGO, Feb. 12, 2013 –The Illinois College of Optometry and Chicago Public Schools have received a $249,000 grant in support of…

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Feb 2012

One Year Later, School-based Eye Clinic Confirms Needed Service

More than 5,000 Chicago Public School students benefit from Illinois College of Optometry program JANUARY 26, 2012 (CHICAGO) –  The Illinois College of Optometry is proud to announce that its partnership with the Chicago Public Schools to open a school-based eye clinic has resulted in treatment for more than 5,000 CPS students in the one year since it opened. The clinic at Princeton Elementary School on…

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Feb 2012

Model urban clinic brings eye & vision care to more than 5,000 Chicago students

MEDIA ADVISORY For Wednesday, February 15, 2012 CONTACT: Jenni Gaster Sopko (312)949-7412, Illinois College of Optometry, Chicago Public Schools Celebrate First Year of Eye Clinic Partnership WHO & WHAT: The eye clinic at Princeton Elementary School was established in January 2011 to bring eye and vision care to CPS students identified as needing additional vision testing but who lack access to optometric services. Since…

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