American Academy of Optometry Foundation Announces the 2018 Beta Sigma Kappa Research Fellowship Recipient

Published September 11, 2018

ORLANDO, FL (September 11, 2018) The American Academy of Optometry Foundation (AAOF) in collaboration with the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society, is pleased to announce Xiaohua Zhuang, PhD, as the 2018 recipient of the Beta Sigma Kappa (BSK) Research Fellowship. Dr. Zhuang is an Assistant Professor at the Illinois College of Optometry. The fellowship is designed to provide support for early career optometric and vision science faculty research. This award will fund Dr. Zhuang’s project, Flicker Adaptation Probes Detection of Contrast Sensitivity Loss in Early Glaucoma”.                                                          

Dr. Zhuang will be honored at the AAOF Celebration Luncheon during the American Academy of Optometry’s Annual Meeting in San Antonio, TX.

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Zhuang on this impressive honor.

The American Academy of Optometry Foundation (AAOF) is a 501(c)(3) philanthropic organization which develops and provides financial support for optometric research and education in vision and eye health to improve clinical patient care. The AAOF is also an affiliate of the American Academy of Optometry.

For more information, visit: www.aaopt.org/AAOF