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2015 Houston Area Visually Impaired Network (HAVIN) Insight Expo

The University of Houston College of Optometry recently hosted the 2015 Houston Area Visually Impaired Network (HAVIN) Insight Expo. The goal of this event is to provide information and networking opportunities for the blind and visually impaired community.

Special Needs Adult and Pediatric Service (SNAPS)

SNAPS (Special Needs Adult and Pediatric Service) is one of many specialty clinics at the University of Houston College of Optometry. This clinic specializes in examining teen and adult special need populations at the University Eye Institute and beyond. The clinic cares for patients with a variety of disabilities and with different levels of cognitive aptitude.

The 2014-2015 University of Houston Group Teaching Excellence Award

The 2014-2015 University of Houston Group Teaching Excellence Award was presented to Heather Anderson, O.D., Ph.D.,’ 08, David Berntsen, O.D., Ph.D.,’02, Amber Gaume Giannoni, O.D.,’01 and William Miller, O.D., Ph.D., for their demonstration and strong commitment to teaching and student success, as well as programs which promote, support and recognize excellence in teaching and service to students.

UHCO Student Fellows of the American Academy of Optometry

The University of Houston College of Optometry had 41 students obtain Student Fellowship at the most recent American Academy of Optometry meeting in Denver, CO. Of the 21 Schools and Colleges of Optometry in North America, UHCO had the 3rd highest number of students earning their Student Fellowship at the Academy meeting in Denver. 

Houston Area Insight Expo 2015

A daylong vision expo will be held Saturday, April 25th at the University of Houston (UH), offering information on rehabilitation and resources for the blind and visually impaired to live independent and productive lives.

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