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Dr. Anna-Kaye Logan receives Dr. Margaret Brown Ingram Early Career Development Award
October 1, 2020
Dr. Anna-Kaye Logan receives Dr. Margaret Brown Ingram Early Career Development Award

Anna-Kaye Logan, OD, FAAO, FSLS has been selected as the recipient of the 2020 Dr. Margaret Brown Ingram Early Career Development Award. Funding from this generous endowment will be used to support professional development activities critical to the enrichment and enhancement of her career growth at UHCO.

October 1, 2020
Global Expert in Optical Quality of the Human Eye Receives Carel C. Koch Award
Dr Applegate

Internationally renowned expert in optical quality of the human eye, Prof. Raymond A. Applegate, OD, PhD, FAAO, FOSA, FARVO and Borish Chair of Optometry at the University of Houston College of Optometry (UHCO) is the recipient of the 2020 Carel C. Koch Memorial Award from the American Academy of Optometry (AAO).

August 25, 2020
UHCO Student Easy Anyama Launches Optometry Vlog in Partnership with ASCO
UHCO Student Easy Anyama Launches Optometry Vlog in Partnership with ASCO

Easy Anyama, a second-year optometry student at the University of Houston College of Optometry, launched a vlog series titled “Easy on the Eyes: An Optometry Vlog.” The series will be featured on the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry website.

In the first episode, Anyama shares the story of how he left NFL ambitions to pursue his passion in optometry and the life lessons he’s learned along the way.

Check out Easy on the Eyes, Episode 1: https://youtu.be/wyVBZhxeSxE

September 8, 2020
Charles "C.J." Dale is the recipient of the 2020 VCS Distinguished Student Service Award
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Charles “C.J.” Dale, a third year optometry student enrolled in the O.D./M.S. program at the University of Houston College of Optometry, is the recipient of the 2020 VCS Distinguished Student Service Award for his contributions to vision care and public health.

August 11, 2020
Multifocal Contact Lenses Slow Myopia Progression in Children
Multifocal Contact Lenses Slow Myopia Progression in Children

Children wearing multifocal contact lenses had slower progression of their myopia, according to results from a three-year clinical trial funded by the National Eye Institute. David A. Berntsen, principal investigator of the University of Houston clinical site as well as associate professor and Golden-Golden professor at the UH College of Optometry, and his co-investigators published their findings from the Bifocal Lenses In Nearsighted Kids (BLINK) study on August 11 in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

June 25, 2020
UH Optometry Community Says Goodbye to Longtime Supporter Dwayne Yeager
Dr. Tom Pruett

Dr. Dwayne Yeager, a University of Houston College of Optometry (UHCO) alumnus and a beloved longtime preceptor, died June 22, 2020. He was 64.

July 20, 2020
UHCO's Connor Christensen Wins 2020 AOSA Optometry Student Bowl
UHCO's Connor Christensen

Connor Christensen, a fourth-year student at the University of Houston College of Optometry, won the American Optometric Student Association's 2020 Optometry Student Bowl.

June 18, 2020
UH Optometry Student and Epidemiologist C.J. Dale is Working to Prevent Further Coronavirus Outbreak
C.J. Dale

Charles "CJ" Dale, a third-year optometry student in the O.D./M.S. program at the UH College of Optometry, shares about the important COVID-19 work he is doing with Harris County Public Health and the role of optometry in relation to chronic diseases.

June 12, 2020
UH College of Optometry Alumnus Tom Pruett Establishes Endowment to Encourage Community Service
Dr. Tom Pruett

Dr. Tom Pruett, O.D.’ 55, a member of the University of Houston College of Optometry’s first class, decided to positively impact the lives of students at his alma mater by establishing the Tom & Carolyn Pruett Endowment.

June 12, 2020
Grant Helps UH College of Optometry Provide Advanced Care for Underserved Myopic Children
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The Houston Delta Gamma Foundation awarded a grant to Dr. Kathryn Richdale, associate professor of optometry and a nationally recognized leader in cornea and contact lenses, for her project "Myopia management: Improving eye and vision health for children in need."