Important Alert for Patients of Community Eye Clinic in Fort Worth
The Community Eye Clinic, a Fort Worth clinic managed and administered by the University of Houston College of Optometry, has notified about 18,500 individuals of a data security incident involving the Clinic’s patient records. Clinic personnel detected the security breach at approximately 9 a.m. on September 13, 2021. Information Technology personnel immediately supplemented protective measures already in place to further protect the data and prevent future incidents.
The American Academy of Optometry Foundation announced the 12 recipients of the 2021 William C. Ezell Fellowships. The award provides recognition and support to talented post-doctoral students in pursuit of an advanced degree in optometric research and education. Established in 1949, more than 440 William C. Ezell Fellowships have been awarded to date. Funding is provided by leading optometric companies, private endowments, and other generous business organizations.
Congratulations to Collin Gray, OD, '20 on being recognized as the Young OD of the Year by the Utah Optometric Association. The award, presented on June 11, 2021 as part of the association's Annual Congress, is awarded for significant service to the profession, and to the visual welfare of the people of the state of Utah.