NJAO Student Travel Fellowship Grant
Each year the New Jersey Chapter of the Academy of Optometry provides 5 travels grants in the amount $750 to students or residents attending the national American Academy of Optometry meeting. This year's application due date is September 15th.
Chapter Educational Meetings -
all meetings are held at Jumping Brook Country Club in Neptune, NJ
Continuing Education lectures with gourmet buffet dinners, which will be held at Jumping Brook Country Club in Neptune, NJ from 7pm-9pm on the following dates:
March 11, 2020
May 13, 2020
November 18, 2020
**Dinners are complimentary for NJAO Chapter Members who have paid their 2020 chapter dues and are $55 (early bird)/ $65 (non-early bird) for non-members.
All day Annual Summer Seminar providing 6 CE credits is scheduled on Wednesday August 5, 2020 at Jumping Brook Country Club.
The 17th annual educational conference took place on April 3-7, 2019. Despite the rain, the event was well received by the attendees.
The Spring CE dinner was with Vipul Lakhani, MD< on March 13, 2019. The lecture was titled, "2020 by 20/20: How to Make Your Patient Your Friend and Influence Surgeons."
The May CE took place on May 8, 2019. Patricia Modica, OD, FAAO, presented on "The Many Faces of MS." The NJAO donated $10,000 to the SUNY College of Optometry.
Donated VOLK Lenses to SUNY and Salus
The NJ Chapter donated ten Volk, 20D personalized, engraved lenses to students from New Jersey who attend SUNY College of Optometry and Salus University. We are proud to support our future colleagues in their education.
Officer List 2019-2020
President: Candice Tolud, OD, FAAO
Treasurer: Dennis Lyons, OD, FAAO
Secretary: Rosine Alianakian, OD, FAAO
Mayur Bhavsar, OD, FAAO
Lenard Strulowitz, OD, FAAO
Anthony Fiorilli, OD, FAAO
Kenneth Manning, OD, FAAO