CooperVision sponsored 31 Cornea, Contact Lenses and Refractive Technologies resident travel fellowships this year.  The fellowship awards allowed contact lens residents from around the country to attend the Academy of Optometry meeting in San Antonio, November 7-10, 2018.  Checks were presented by representatives of the CCLRT and CooperVision at the CooperVision exhibit hall booth On Thursday, November 8th.

CooperVision  travel grant recipients

This year’s fellowship recipients were:

Nikita Aneja, OD, New England College of Optometry
Tristan Barrueco, OD, State University of New York
Manveen Bedi, OD, Illinois College of Optometry
Jonathan Chen, OD, University of Houston
Emily Cheng, OD, State University of New York
Rebecca Chung, OD, Pacific University
Marie-Michele Dupuis, OD, University of Montreal
Andrew Fischer, OD, Indiana University
Michael Franzone, OD, MPH, MCPHS
Madeleine Hacker, OD, Ferris State University
Taylor Harris, OD, Illinois College of Optometry
Swati Kumar, OD, New England College of Optometry
Samantha Myers, OD, Salus University
Vakishan Nadarajah, OD, Illinois College of Optometry
Marcus Noyes, OD, University of Houston
Jocelyn Ou, OD, State University of New York
Sergiu Picioreanu, OD, University of Waterloo
Alexandre Poirier-Lavallee, OD, University of Montreal
Kellen Riccobono, OD, University of Houston
Laurel Roberts, OD, Southern College of Optometry
Felicia Satrio, OD, University of Houston
Lenna Walker, OD, MS, New England College of Optometry
Jessica Walter, OD, Salus University
Lily Wang, OD, University of California Berkeley
Kimberly Weisenberger, OD, The Ohio State University
Alexa Westerbeck, OD, University of California Berkeley
Bryan Williams, OD, University of Houston
Danica Yang, OD, State University of New York
Evelyn Zhang, OD, University of Waterloo
Katherine Zhang, OD, University of Houston

The American Academy of Optometry (AAO) enhances excellence in optometric practice by fostering research and disseminating knowledge in vision science through continuing education presented at its annual meeting. CooperVision is proud to support tomorrow’s contact lens leaders by providing these travel grants and encouraging participation in this important meeting each year.

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