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March 15, 2022

SUNY College of Optometry Receives $2 Million+ NIH Research Project Grant to Support Research into Retinal Regeneration

Dr. Stefanie Wohl receives The Research Project Grant (R01) to further groundbreaking research in molecular key regulators in retinal development and regeneration  New York, NY – SUNY College of Optometry’s Dr. Stefanie Wohl received a highly-competitive $2 million grant from the National Eye Institute (NEI), which falls under the Institutes of Health (NIH), bolstering her […]

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February 16, 2022

SUNY Optometry Students Look Toward Promoting Comfort, Ease with Award Winning Solution to Decades Old Contact-Fitting Problem

7th Innovator Award Winners Develop Creative Solution for Contact Lens Insertion and Removal Aimed to Boost Patient Experience, Autonomy New York, NY—SUNY College of Optometry students, Joanna Latek and Kateryna Nahornyak, both Class of 2024, were named the 2022 Student Innovator Award winners following the College’s 7th annual competition held virtually on February 11th. Their winning […]

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February 1, 2022

SUNY PUBLIC TEACHING HOSPITALS ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP TO EXPAND ACCESS TO PUBLIC HEALTH EDUCATION IN NEW YORK

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University to Establish an Extension Site Program at SUNY College of Optometry’s 42nd Street Location   NEW YORK, NY – SUNY College of Optometry and SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University (Downstate) announced a partnership to establish public health educational and research programs on the SUNY College of Optometry’s 42nd Street campus. This partnership […]

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January 6, 2022

ON A MISSION FOR ACCESSIBLE EYE CARE

SUNY Optometry and The Bowery Mission to open a new vision care clinic in Tribeca New York, NY— Nearly a decade ago, the SUNY College of Optometry began working with The Bowery Mission to offer comprehensive eye care at their two outreach locations in Manhattan. It is a successful collaboration made possible by The Optometric […]

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December 17, 2021

2021 RECOGNITION AWARDS CEREMONY

SUNY Optometry community comes together in solidarity and service NEW YORK, NY — The SUNY College of Optometry campus community gathered to pay tribute to faculty and staff contributions during the 13th annual Recognition Awards Ceremony on Thursday, December 16. The event, held in the College’s Schwarz Theater, was hosted as a hybrid ceremony, including an […]

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December 10, 2021

ALUMNUS REMAINS ROOTED IN THE WISDOM OF SUNY OPTOMETRY

Whether it’s to learn something new or hire for his private practice, Dr. Arkady Selenow seeks out SUNY Optometry graduates. Many SUNY College of Optometry graduates give back to the school, but few do it with the consistency and dedication of Arkady Selenow, OD, FAAO ‘81. As co-owner of two New York City-based optometry practices, […]

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