William Feinbloom Award

The William Feinbloom Award (established 1983) is an annual award presented to an individual who has made a distinguished and significant contribution to clinical excellence and the direct clinical advancement of visual and optometric service and thus the visual enhancement of the public. The award is not limited to Academy Fellows or to optometrists. The Awards Committee selects one person and submits their recommendation to the Board of Directors for approval.

Past Award Recipients

  • 2017 - Not Awarded
  • 2016- Rachel "Stacey" Coulter, OD, FAAO
  • 2015- Wendy Marsh-Tootle
  • 2014- Not Awarded
  • 2013- Not Awarded
  • 2012- P.Sarita Soni
  • 2011- Glen Steele
  • 2010- Joan A. Stelmack
  • 2009- Eli Peli
  • 2008- Henry A. Greene
  • 2007- Eleanor E. Faye
  • 2006- George C. Woo
  • 2005- Bruce B. Rosenthal
  • 2004- Anthony Cullen
  • 2003- Bruce C. Wick
  • 2002- James E. Sheedy
  • 2001- Donald G. Pitts
  • 2000- Robert Massof
  • 1999- Joseph H. Maino
  • 1998- Joseph T. Barr
  • 1997- Alan W. Johnston
  • 1996- Barry A. Weissman
  • 1995- Alfred A. Rosenbloom, Jr.
  • 1994- Ian L. Bailey
  • 1993- William Policoff
  • 1992- David Volk
  • 1990- Bernard Grolman
  • 1988- Bengt Burman
  • 1987- Robert K. Graham
  • 1986- Donald C. Korb
  • 1985- Irvin M. Borish
  • 1984- Morton D. Sarver
  • 1983- Edward I. Goodlaw