Heart of America Eye Care Congress

Awards

EDUCATIONAL GRANTS AWARDED AT THE 57th ANNUAL HEART OF AMERICA EYE CARE CONGRESS

Five students were each awarded scholarships at the Saturday night banquet during the annual Heart of America Eye Care Congress in Kansas City, MO.

Educational Grant Winners

Left to right: Larry Stoppel, OD, FAAO; Stephanie Marten-Ellis, OD, University of Houston College of Optometry; Amanda M. Thurmes, OD, Chu Vision Institute – Pacific University College of Optometry; Matthew J. Twardowski, OD, University of Kansas Medical Center; Jennyffer Smith, OD, Southern College of Optometry; Katelyn Lucas, OD, Indiana University School of Optometry.


OD of the Year Award Winners

2018 – Ellen Weiss, O.D.
2013 – Leland Carr, O.D.
2012 – Ruth S. McAndrews, OD, F.V.I.
2010 – Joe Barr, OD, MS, FAAO
2009 – Lesley L. Walls, O.D. , M.D. , D.O.S.
2008 – William Cochran, O.D.
2007 – Bill Vietti, OD
2006 – Lee Ann Barrett, OD
2005 – Mike Nichols, OD
2004 – Dale Cole, OD
2003 – David Cockrell OD
2002 – Larry DeCook, OD
2001 – Dale Newland, OD
2000 – Donovan Crouch, OD
1999 – Peter Brungardt, OD
1998 – Donald J. Vanderfeltz, OD
1997 – Edmund Schneider, OD
1996 – Jack W. Melton, OD
1995 – Bobby Christensen, OD
1994 – J. Dallas Joyce, OD
1993 – David R. Reynolds, OD
1992 – Harry M. Sulzberger, OD
1991 – Doug Becherer, OD
1990 – Larry Harris, OD
1989 – Jim Nedrow, OD
1988 – Jim Kuhlman, OD
1987 – Frank Fontana, OD
1986 – V. E. Falkenhain, OD
1985 – N. Rex Ghormley, OD
1984 – David W. Hansen, OD
1983 – Harmon E. Wyett, OD
1982 – William Boelter, OD

Vision Service Award Winners

2018 – Alex Yoho, ABOM
2016 – Thomas Salmon, OD, PhD, FAAO
2013 – David S. McBride
2012 – Mitchell M Scheiman, O.D., FCOVD
2010 – Jim Morrison, OD, FAAO
2009 – Jack Hartstein, O.D. , M.D.
2008 – Richard Weisbarth, O.D. , F.A.A.O.
2007 – Sutherlin Optical
2006 – Saundra Gragg-Naifeh
2005 – SEE TO LEARN®
2004 – Zoe Lyle
2003 – Bud Bargman
2002 – George D. Foster, OD
2001 – Gary Robbins, CAE
2000 – John Amos, OD, MS
1999 – Virgil Deering
1998 – Stanley Y.Yamane, OD
1997 – Leslie Wall, OD, MD
1996 – Karla Zadnik, OD, PhD
1995 – Thomas L. Lewis, OD, PhD
1994 – John W. Potter, OD
1993 – Robert A. Koetting, OD
1992 – Jimmy D. Bartlett, OD
1991 – Earle Hunter, OD
1990 – Louis J. Catania, OD
1989 – Leroy Oxford, OD
1988 – Franklin Harms, OD
1987 – Irvin M. Borish, OD
1986 – Milton J. Eger, OD
1985 – Victor Chiquiar Arias, OD
1984 – Roger T. Kame, OD
1983 – Richard M. Hill, OD
1982 – Neal Bailey, OD