About Our College | College News & Events

UHCO Fellow Receives 2017 Bert & Lydia Corwin Award

By: Posted On: 09/19/2017

The award is intended to promote the practice and development of the field of contact lenses by providing incentive and support to talented optometric residents who demonstrate a passion and commitment to practice, research, and education. John D. Goosey, MD, premiere LASIK, cataract, and corneal surgeon, said “Dr. Martinez, is a very bright and enthusiastic doctor whose expertise in scleral contact lenses was responsible for visually rehabilitating many of my corneal transplant and keratoconus patients.”

Of the sixteen applicants who applied to the program, Jesus presented an impressive resume of experience in clinical, volunteer service, research, and lecture presentation. Jesus will receive a $2,000 education award and a $750 travel fellowship to attend Academy 2017 Chicago in October.

About the American Academy of Optometry Foundation
The American Academy of Optometry Foundation (AAOF) is a 501(c) (3) philanthropic organization that develops and provides financial support for optometric research and education in vision and eye health to Improve patient clinical care and is an affiliate of the AAO.