American Academy of Optometry Foundation announces the 2017 Johnson & Johnson Vision Residency Award Recipients

ORLANDO, FL (September 24, 2017) – The American Academy of Optometry Foundation (AAOF) is proud to announce the recipients of the 2017 Johnson & Johnson Vision Residency Awards.

Terrance N. Ingraham Pediatric Residency Award

 

 

Amanda E. Beaudry, OD, MS
Southern California College of Optometry
at Marshall B. Ketchum University

 

 


 

Kristen L. Kerber, OD, MS
New England College of Optometry

 

 

George Mertz Contact Lens Residency Award

 

Jamie Kuzniar, OD
Indiana University School of Optometry

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kelsy R. Steele, OD, MS
The Ohio State University College of Optometry

 

 

 

 

 

Grace Liao, OD
Southern California College of Optometry 
at Marshall B. Ketchum University

 

 


Sheldon Wechsler Contact Lens Residency Award

 

 

 

Trevor J. Fosso, OD
Illinois College of Optometry

 

 

 

 

Emily M. Korszen, OD
Pacific University College of Optometry

 

 

 

 

Jessica Jose, OD
Illinois College of Optometry

 

These residency awards are envisioned to support post-graduate, advanced training in optometric clinical care, education, and research methods specific to the fields of children’s vision and contact lenses. The 2017 residents, carefully chosen by peer review members from the American Academy of Optometry (AAO) Cornea, Contact Lenses, and Refractive Technologies Section and the Binocular Vision and Pediatric Optometry Section, each receives $2,000 toward their graduate education and a $750 travel fellowship to attend Academy 2017 Chicago, October 11-14, 2017.

The AAOF will recognize these exceptional residents at Academy 2017 Chicago during the AAOF Celebration Luncheon on Saturday, October 14, 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM. The AAOF is once again thankful for the professional relationship between the Foundation and Johnson & Johnson Vision. Their exceptional support for this program continues to support the high caliber of optometric resident education.