American Optometric Foundation Announces 2013 Fredric Rosemore Low Vision Grant Recipients

The American Optometric Foundation (AOF) in collaboration with the Frederic and Marion Rosemore Family Foundation announce the 2013 recipients of the Fredric Rosemore Low Vision Educational Grants. Two $2,000 grants were awarded to optometry faculty and their respective institutions for projects intended to increase interest and reward excellence in the field of low vision at North American schools and colleges of optometry. The grants are designed to enable institutions to provide care, support personnel, student education, or provide equipment directly related to the field of low vision.

The 2013 Fredric Rosemore Low Vision Educational Grant recipients and their projects are:

Sarah Hinkley, BS, OD, FCOVD
Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University
Interprofessional Collaboration in Vision Rehabilitation for Student Education and Patient Care

Marsha S. Snow, OD
University of Alabama School of Optometry
A High-Tech Visual Impairment Demonstration Class for Optometry Residents and Students

Recipients will be recognized at the AOF Celebration Luncheon during the American Academy of Optometry's Annual Meeting to be held in Seattle, Washington, Saturday, October 26th.

For further information, contact:
Tracy Kitts
Foundation Coordinator
American Optometric Foundation
321-710-3936
AOF@aaoptom.org