Heart of America Eye Care Congress


The Heart of America Eye Care Congress is proud to host our 2019 Interactive Poster Session on 15 February 2019. The session will be held during the 58th Heart Congress at the Sheraton Hotel at the Crown Center, Kansas City MO from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Students and Residents are eligible for one of five (5) Grand Prize Awards given to the top five posters, each worth $1,000 and free transportation/hotel for the Congress.

Deadlines and rules can be found by clicking the "Submit Poster Proposal" button. Students and Residents who submit a poster by the 30 November 2018 deadline and whose poster is accepted, will receive FREE registration to Heart 2019 if registered by 31 December 2018. Questions can be submitted to the Education Director at education1@hoaecc.org.

We look forward to your submission; good luck!

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