The submission window opens February 1, 2018 and closes April 1, 2018.
Nominations can be made by any Academy Fellow in good standing, and must be sent via electronic submission to Dr. Robert Newcomb (firstname.lastname@example.org).
A complete nomination consists of two parts:
1. a cover letter
2. a copy of the nominee's curriculum vitae (CV)
The cover letter should summarize the nominee's contributions to Public Health and/or Environmental Vision, and should be no more than two pages in length. The nominator must include a statement verifying the nominee understands that, if selected to receive the award, he or she will be required to give a lecture of not less than 30 minutes duration on a topic of his or her choice in a Section symposium during the annual meeting. There is no prescribed format for the CV.
This program is administered by the American Academy of Optometry (AAO). Questions regarding the award process can be directed to: HelenV@aaoptom.org.