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April 20, 2022

Former Assemblymember Aravella Simotas & Dr. Thomas T. Norton To Receive Honorary Degrees From SUNY Optometry

Degrees Will Be Awarded During 2022 Commencement Ceremony On May 26th State Senator Jamaal Bailey Will Give 2022 Commencement Address New York, NY – The State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry today announced it will award honorary degrees during the 2022 commencement ceremonies to two distinguished professionals who have made substantial contributions […]

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April 18, 2022

SUNY College of Optometry Celebrates 50 Years of Leading Optometry Research & Education, Raises Over $300k in Scholarships

Optometric Center of New York Awards “Eyes on New York” Top Honor to SUNY Optometry President Dr. David A. Heath NEW YORK, NEW YORK — This week, New York State Representatives Amy Paulin and Richard Gottfried, joined the nation’s leading optometry researchers and providers to celebrate 50 years of SUNY College of Optometry’s leadership in […]

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April 5, 2022

SUNY College of Optometry Dedicates State-of-the-Art Center for Pediatric Eye Care

Leading Optometry Providers and Researchers Expand Clinical Space Allowing for Up to 10,000 Pediatric Visits Annually  New York, New York – Today, one of the nation’s leading providers of eye care and vision research celebrated the dedication of the recently expanded Barbara Saltzman Center for Pediatric Eye Care, named for the late Barbara Saltzman, former […]

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March 17, 2022

College of Optometry Research Program Ranks ‘Most Cost-Effective’ across SUNY, Tops Research Foundation 2021 Financial Accountability Report

  New York, NY— The SUNY College of Optometry recently has been named as the most cost-effective research program in the SUNY system, according to the Research Foundation for the State University of New York (RF)’s 2021 Financial Risk Accountability report. The report includes a multi-year trend analysis of each campus from fiscal year 2019 […]

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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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