American Academy of Optometry Foundation Announces the 2018 David and Diane Goss Optometry History Fellowship

Published October 5, 2018

ORLANDO, FL (October 5, 2018) The American Academy of Optometry Foundation (AAOF), is pleased to announce the inaugural 2018 David and Diane Goss Optometry History Fellowship recipient. Sampson Listowell Abu, OD, is Post-Doctorate Fellow at the University of Alabama Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences School of Medicine.

His proposal titled “The history and current state of optometric education in Africa”, was chosen out of five very competitive proposals. Dr. Abu will receive a $1,000 fellowship and will be recognized at the AAOF Celebration Luncheon during the American Academy of Optometry’s annual meeting in San Antonio on November 7-10, 2018.