50th Anniversary Celebration



The Edison Ballroom 240 W 47th St, New York, NY 10036
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Registration for the 50th Anniversary Celebration is now closed.

Due to health and safety considerations, walk-in or unregistered guests cannot be accommodated.

If you have questions about your registration or need to submit additional names related to your sponsorship, please email eyesonnewyork@sunyopt.edu or call 212-938-5602. All guests must read and complete the Health & Safety Attestation form.

Only registered guests will be allowed entry to the event; no unregistered walk-in guests will be accommodated.

Celebrate 50 years of leading optometric education, advancing vision research, and providing patient care with SUNY College of Optometry. This year we will honor Dr. David A. Heath, President for his leadership in the field of optometry and dedicated service to the College and the profession. Join faculty, friends, sponsors, students and more at this festive event. More details to be unveiled in the weeks ahead.

Eyes on New York OCNY Journal 2022

50th Anniversary Honorary Committee

(as of 3/14/2022)

Daniel A. & Susan Duke Biederman
Christine Chang
Marc Ferrara
Neera Kapoor, OD, MS
Viola Kanevsky, OD
Millicent Knight, OD, FAAO, FAARM

Aravella Simotas
Danne Ventura
Michael Weinstein

Prism Society

Dr. Michael H. Heiberger
Dr. Siret Jaanus
Dr. Edward R. Johnston
Ms. Margaret Lewis

Dr. Richard J. Madonna
Dr. Jerry Rapp
Dr. Jerome Sherman
Dr. Libby Sukoff

Sponsorships, Tickets, and Registration

We hope you will attend and support our special celebration. All attendees will be required to share their vaccination status and follow all health and safety protocols. During the registration process you will be asked to attest that you have read and agree to the health and safety precautions required by the Edison Ballroom and/or SUNY College of Optometry.

*Please note the following:

Names of guests are due by April 8, 2022. All guests must complete the Health & Safety Attestation Form in advance of the event. You may email guest names and copies of completed forms to eyesonnewyork@sunyopt.edu or submit this info to Anissa D’Oyen (Room #1230.)

Journal Ads are due by April 1, 2022.