Announcing the 2020 New Fellows and Diplomates

Published October 20, 2020

The American Academy of Optometry is pleased to announce the names of our 2020 new Fellows and Diplomates! We are honored to celebrate their achievements as they take this important step in their professional journey and solidify their commitment to inspiring excellence in eyecare.


2020 New Diplomates

Anterior Segment Section
Zanna Kruoch, OD, FAAO

Section on CCLRT
John Gialousakis, OD, FAAO
Ken Maller, OD, FAAO, FSLS
Rajeswari Mahadevan, PhD, FAAO
(posthumous)

Low Vision Section
Bhavani Iyer, OD, FAAO

Public Health and Environmental Vision Section
Jacqueline Davis, OD, MPH, FAAO
Diane Russo, OD, MPH, FAAO
Susy Yu, OD, MBA, FAAO
 

 2020 New Fellows

 
Reza Abbas Farishta
Layelle Abi-Rached
Obinna Akano
Christopher Albright
Waleed Alghamdi
Ashley Allee
Okechi Amaechi
Obed Amoah-Smith
Jonathan Andrews
Laura Armitage
Angeliki Arvanitogiannis
Paymaun Asnaashari
Enowntai Nkongho Ayukotang
Donald Baker
Alaina Bandstra
Chad Bechtle
David Beckett
Nicholas Bem
Jacqueline Benoit
Graham Berg
Monica Bhatt
Ana Bonaldi
Chelsea Bradley
Brittney Brady
Simran Brar
Kathryn Brogan
Paul Brown
Joan Browne
Olivia Bruno
Franklin Bui
Allegra Burgher
Margaret Burton
Courtney Cape
Efrain Castellanos
Laura Lai Ming Chan
Yangdi Chen
Emily Cheng
Ngozi Chidi-Egboka
Cheuk Hang, Patrick Chiu
Allison Choi
Abbot Clark
Allison Coll
Sydney Cooper
Morgan Cornelius
Christian Corzo
Jacquelyn Cosgrove
Maria Coward
Randy Cox
Alexandra (Sasha) Cross
Maciel Cruz
Bradley Daniel
Ananya Datta
Elizabeth Davis
Natalie DeCook
Nathan Dederman
Jordan DeMarco
Heather DeMarco
Alicia Donahue
Kyra Dorgeloh
Sarah Driscoll
Pritam Dutta
Jennifer Elder
Aleice Ellerkamp
Nicole Ethridge
Daddi Fadel
Raha Fahimi
Elizabeth Fahy
Sahba Fakhra
Nicholas Flebotte
Shenita Freeney
Timothy Fries
Mari Fujimoto
Adam Garcia-Manfredi
Timothy Gawne
Bruce Gaynes
Stephanie Gee
Matt Geiger
Anita George
Michael Gerstner
Rachel Gilles
Michael Goering
Abigail Gonsalves
Kristin Goodling
Daniel Greathouse
Janet Harawa
Marc Harrie
Beth Healy
Carissa Hintz
 
Kathleen Hoang
Michelle Hoff
Kathryn Hohs
Justin Holbrook
Katalin Hotsenpiller
Renee Houser
Judy Hu
Amber Huleva
Carrie Hvezda
Mila Ioussifova
Fatima Iqbal
Elysia Ison
Bradley Jansen
Jessica Jasien
Katherine Johns
Jacqueline Anne Julio
Konstantina Kalas
Aleen Kaltakdjian
Ugochi Kalu
Min Kyung Kang
Vasantha Kanukuntla
Isabel Kazemi
Lucy Kehinde
Michael Kelleman
Erica Keller
Caitlin Kelly
Ryan Kern
Zahraa Khan
Lindsay Kleinschmit
Thomas Kollodge
James Komornik
Brian Koning
Jennifer Krech
Bryce Krehbiel
Arun Kumar Krishnan
Irina Krupin
Shelby Kruse
Kimberly Krusell
Jordan Kuipers
Stephanie Kwan
Katherine Lai
Thanh Le
Kevin Leahy
Juna Lee
Meagan LeGrand
Valerie Lim
Josephine Lin
Luke Lirones
Michelle Lising
Kelly Liu
Chia-Yang Liu
Nancy Jia Yu Liu
Shelly Lomax
Alyssa Louie
Alanna Louie
Christopher Lowe
Kim Ly
Jasmine Lynn
Miriam Madry
Pooja Mahadev
Frank Mai
Sato Mananian
Kailey Marshall
Scott Martinson
Brooke Mathie
Danielle Mayne
Mark McKenzie
Noah Merhar
Kevin Messier
Lindsay Michaud
Michelle Marie Mijares
Shundale Mixon
Amir Moezzi
Natalya Mokhor
Nancy Molinar-Arguello
Nathan Morrow
Rachel Muessel
Alex Muntz
Samantha Myers
Elizabeth Nace
Rajkumar Nallour Raveendran
Ghazal Naseri
Ryan Nguyen
Linh Nguyen
Mylan Nguyen
Lauren Nicholas
Marisa O'Brien
Craig O'Dell
 
Justine O'Dell
Tara O'Rourke
Karachi Onwu
Matt Orgill
Allison Orr
Eugene Osae
Enrique Palacios
Puja Parekh
Amy Parsley
Jami Parsons Malloy
Manali Patel
Sonali Patel
Adam Peiffer
Alexis Pelowski
Cody Peterson
Logan Powers
Ellen Prewitt
Ivan Prpic
Sarah Quan
Tanya Rana
Kristin Reed
Kelly Reed
Caitlyn Reynolds
Dana Rhea
Olivia Ricci
Brittany Rigdon
Jennifer Risting
Ben Roach
James Rogala
Lindsay Sallecchia
Carly Salomon
Lovelee Sayomac
David Schaeffer
Michael Scheidt
Christopher Sek
Brittany Setzer
Gauri Shrestha
Kim Skyles
Keith Slayden
Ryan Socwell
Timothy Soh
Paige Sorrentino Reasor
Kaitlin Spikes
Stephanie Stanley
Emily Stephey
Kelsey Sterk
Abigail Strauss
Alice Sui
Jessica Sun
Laila Tawfik
Katherine Thomas
Jessica Thornton
Katherine Tkach
Ashley Toland
Melinda Toomey
Nhung Tran
Sarah Truman
Tiffanie Truong
Senija Turan
Jennifer Turano
Renu Tyagaraj
Wesley Uwangue
Lisa Van
Stefanie Varghese
Ajay Kumar Vijay
An Vo
Sandra Wagner
Lenna Walker
Karen Walsh
Adam Walter
Charlotte (Yiyi) Wang
Christine Watson
Joe Wheat
Jana Widell
Sarah Williams
Skylar Williams
Corinne Wong
Jennifer Wong
Samantha Wong
Zhichao Wu
Danica Yang
Mike Yang
Chang Yaramothu
Fiona Yuan
Jessica Yuen
Yue Tong Zhang
Wendy Zhen
Larae Zimprich