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September 25, 2008

Dr. David A. Heath is Inaugurated President of SUNY College of Optometry

More than 325 people attended the inauguration of Dr. David Heath on September 25 at Manhattan's historic Roosevelt Hotel. Presidents and Deans from colleges and universities across the country were in attendance as well as representatives from optometric organizations, faculty, alumni, staff and students.

Presenting Dr. Heath with the presidential medallion were SUNY Trustee Edward Cox and Interim Chancellor John B. Clark. Also giving greetings were Assemblyman Richard Gottfried, Dr. Andrea Thau, a Trustee of the American Optometric Association, and Dr. John Amos, President of the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry

"I remain struck by my good fortune to have been selected as the 3rd president to lead the SUNY College of Optometry, a community and a dynamic force of intelligent and talented individuals. I am confident in our future," Dr Heath said in his inaugural address.