New Jersey Chapter

Future Events

Summer Seminar 2018

We will be holding our Annual Summer Seminar event on Wednesday, August 8 at the Jumping Brook Country Club. This year we are featuring the "Dr. Lombardi Farewell Tour" of Salus University-PCO. Dr. Lombardi is retiring after nearly 50 years of service to PCO/Salus. Join the NJAO Summer Seminar for what is sure to be a very educational program. Dr. Lombardi will be joined by Drs. Malloy, Messner, and Pelino. Immediately following the lecture program there will be a cocktail reception honoring Dr.Lombardi. In addition, there will also be a large exhibit area with special promotions offered by the exhibitors, including latest technology/product updates and a number of valuable prices! Download the brochure. 

Fall 2018 CE Event 

We will be holding our Fall CE Event on November 14th at the Jumping Brook Country Club in Neptune, NJ. Please save the date and check back for more information on lectures and speakers. 

Student Travel Scholarship

The New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Optometry provides 5 travel grants in the amount of $750 to students attending the national American Academy of Optometry meeting. This year's deadline is September 30, 2018. If you are interested in applying please fill out the application. 

NJAO Student Travel Grant Application

Past Events

Golf Seminar

Our 16th Annual Golf Educational Seminar was held at the Hilton Embassy Suites in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina on April 25-29, 2018. Attendees heard lectures from Drs. Eiden and Ferrucci. The event was a great success. Thank you to everyone who attended. 

Annual Spring Meeting

Thank you to everyone who attended our annual Spring Dinner event at the Jumping Brook Country Club on May 23, 2018. Dr. Brian Hall presented a course called, "Systemic Management of Ocular Disorders." View a summary of his lecture here. The NJAO also donated $10,000 to the SUNY College of Optometry as a Scholarship donation.

NJAO Spring Meeting Donation SUNY

Fall Dinner Event

Thank you to everyone who attended our annual Fall Dinner event at the Jumping Brook Country Club on November 8, 2017. This was the first year the travel grant recipients were invited to present their respective projects. It was a great success. Erin Kenny, the Chief of Low Vision at Salus University, presented a lecture on Retinal Implants.

Watch the presentations now: 
Mark Hakim, OD
Kristen Stuart, OD
Alan Tsai, OD
Erin Kenny, OD



NJ Chapter 2017 Fall Dinner 1Recipients
Salus pic donation
Erin Kenny
NJ Chapter 2017 Fall Dinner 2Recipients
NJ Chapter 2017 Fall Dinner 3Recipient
NJ Chapter 2017 Fall Dinner 4Recipient
First Row Pictures
Travel grant recipients receive their award checks; The NJ Academy presented a $10,000 donation to Salus University; Dr. Kenny presenting her lecture.
Second Row Pictures
Travel grant recipients Mark Hakim, Kristen Stuart and Alan Tsai presenting their lectures.

Officer List 2017-2018

President: Candice Tolud, OD, FAAO
Vice President: Mayur Bhavsar, OD, FAAO
Treasurer: Dennis Lyons, OD, FAAO
Secretary: Rosine Alianakian, OD, FAAO

 

Membership

The 2018 NJAO membership fee is $65 and we hope that you will continue to support our mission in enhancing optometric education. Please see the attachment for further registration information.

Please make your 2018 membership dues of $65 payable by check to: NJ Academy of Optometry