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Race in Optometry - Accountability - One Year Later
Last year, the SUNY College of Optometry’s Office of Continuing Professional Education hosted a three-part Webinar Series on Race in Optometry.  These webinars took a hard look at the experiences of Black optometrists as students, residents, faculty, and practitioners. It was our intent to foster a dialogue that would lead to needed changes in optometric education and in the eye care industry. This year’s webinar, scheduled in conjunction with the Juneteenth celebration, brings back many of last year’s panelists to discuss whether substantive improvements have been made and where additional efforts are needed.

Program Panel
John G. Flanagan PhD, DSc, FCOptom, FAAO, FARVO
Dean and Professor, School of Optometry
President, Association of School and Colleges of Optometry | University of California Berkeley

Joy Harewood, OD, FAAO, Dipl ABO
Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging | Associate Clinical Professor SUNY College of Optometry

Edwin C. Marshall, OD, MS, MPH​
Professor Emeritus, ​Optometry and Public Health ​| Past Vice President for Diversity, Equity, and Multicultural Affairs, Indiana University​

Howard Purcell, OD, FAAO
President and CEO | New England College of Optometry

Adam Ramsey, OD​
Cofounder, Black Eyecare Perspective ​| CEO, Socialite Vision ​| Founder, ​Health Focus South Florida

Sherrol A. Reynolds, OD, FAAO President, National Optometric Association (NOA)​
Chief, Advanced Ophthalmic Care, NSU College of Optometry of Optometry

Ruth Y. Shoge, OD, MPH, FAAO
Associate Professor | Pediatric and Binocular Vision Services
The Eye Institute Pennsylvania College of Optometry | Salus University

Did you miss any of the Race in Optometry webinars or want to watch them again?
If so, visit our special series page

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Jun 16, 2021 07:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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