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June 13, 2012

Dr. Richard Madonna Receives SUNY Optometry’s Alumnus of the Year Award

Alumnus of the Year 2012 Dr Madonna

On June 3, 2012 at the 38th Commencement of SUNY College of Optometry, Dr. Richard Madonna received the “Alumnus of the Year” award.

Dr. Madonna enrolled at the College in 1981, after receiving a Master of Arts in Biology from SUNY College at New PaltzOn June 3, 2012 at the 38th Commencement of SUNY College of Optometry, Dr. Richard Madonna received the “Alumnus of the Year” award.

He has been a member of the faculty since graduation.  He was recently appointed Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Clinical Education.  He also holds the title of Director of Continuing Professional Education directing successful Continuing Education courses throughout the year including one of the most popular programs in the Northeast “Envision New York.”   He is known nationally and internationally as an outstanding author and lecturer.

Dr. Madonna has been recognized and honored many times receiving such prestigious awards as NYSOA Optometrist of the Year and the SUNY Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching, among others.