The submission window opens March 1, 2020 and closes May 30, 2020.
Nominations can be made by any Academy Fellow in good standing, and must be sent via electronic submission to Dr. Kent Harrington (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 the Section awards program 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.
2016 - Kovin S. Naidoo, OD, PhD, FAAO
2015 - Lester Caplan, OD, FAAO
2014 - Alden N. Haffner, OD, FAAO
Robert N. Kleinstein, OD, PhD, FAAO