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Forging the Future of Vision Care 2022 Annual Report

Our Mission

The State University of New York College of Optometry advances visual health and patient care through leadership in education, research, and service.

Leadership We develop leaders and scholars in education, research, and patient care. Professionalism We conduct ourselves with integrity and civility, and embrace evidence-based practice and lifelong learning. Inquiry We support discovery and understanding through basic, translational, and clinical research. Innovation We foster an environment that promotes creativity in optometric education, research, and patient care. Diversity We respect the dignity of all individuals and value their unique cultural traditions and perspectives. Service We enhance public health by making the highest quality patient care accessible to a broad range of communities. Our Institutional Values


>250,000 Total Annual Patient Encounters

4,240 Hours of Lecture, Lab, and Clinic Contact

74% Increase in URM

50% of Licensed NYS ODs

Students Over 5 Years

are SUNY Optometry Grads

35% Increase

27% Increase in Annual Research Funding

99 Total Affiliated Sites

in Student Financial Support

$231,610 in Charitable Care Provided

Contents President’s Message....................................... 4 2018–2025 Strategic Plan Goals................... 5 Leading the Profession.................................... 6 Education..........................................................12

Patient Care......................................................18 Research. .........................................................24 Financials.........................................................30 Leadership........................................................31

(L to R) Dr. Heath with retired faculty and alumna, Dr. Rochelle Mozlin, and SUNY Interim Chancellor Deborah F. Stanley.

“It is with your support that the SUNY College of Optometry remains vibrant and strong and uniquely positioned to lead optometric education into the future.”

As SUNY College of Optometry moves into its sixth decade, we recognize that the evolving environment for optometry is vastly different from any time in our history. Our revised Strategic Plan, which will guide us through 2025, will ensure that the College remains a leader in optometric education, research, and patient care by embracing our role in shaping the future of eye and vision care. The College has both the opportunity and the responsibility to lead the optometric profession as an integral partner within the health care delivery system. As you will see from the pages of this report, the College has embraced this important obligation. We have been working hard to establish and build upon collaborative relationships—across disciplines—that will enrich our efforts to educate our students, expand care across communities, and enhance our ability to engage in transformative research. These vital collaborations, as well as the ones that we will

build and nurture in the years ahead, will enable us to shape, through our graduates, the very future of healthcare itself. Further, we are committed to being a leader in ensuring that the optometric profession is as diverse as the communities that we serve. And while we have much more work to do, I am proud of the progress that we have made in the critical effort of building a more diverse and inclusive community. It is with your support that the SUNY College of Optometry remains vibrant and strong and uniquely positioned to lead optometric education into the future. Thank you for your partnership and your belief in our mission.

David A. Heath, OD, EdM President


2018–2025 Strategic Plan Goals: Care • Lead • Advance

Student-Centered Experience

Enhance the student experience through programs that promote student and alumni success

Academic Excellence Deliver a dynamic curriculum that engages students and advances contemporary optometry Grow the graduate and research programs to increase the institutional impact on the advancement of knowledge and produce leaders in vision research

Service to Our Patients and Community

Deliver unparalleled care to our University Eye Center patients Provide service to the greater community

Student Success

Community and People Cultivate institutional culture that encourages a sense of community, inclusion, institutional pride, collective purpose, and shared responsibility Promote the growth and development of all members of the College community

Effective Foundational Support Attract the brightest and most motivated students with demonstrated leadership potential Provide the financial foundation, administrative support, and environment to achieve the College’s mission

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The next generation of optometry leaders at the American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting in San Diego.


Leveraging five decades of advancing eye and vision care, SUNY College of Optometry sees value in collaboration, diversity, and innovation. Forging a Future of Collaboration & Diversity

To be a leader in optometric education and vision research means that it is not enough to simply train the next generation of eye and vision care professionals; rather one must be the example, setting the standards to which others aspire. Through the development of an innovative curriculum, the establishment of diverse clinical care environments, and the advancement of research and discovery, SUNY College of Optometry is helping set the course for a profession increasingly in demand and providing critical services within the health care delivery system. The College’s recent achievements demonstrate a commitment to embracing the more complex and interdisciplinary focus within healthcare. These efforts position the College at the forefront of the profession, and include, among others, a partnership with SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University School of Public Health, strategic initiatives to enhance the optometric workforce upstate, supporting new faculty as they advance their careers, delivering the training required by the Orals Bill, and expanding the number of NYC H+H sites. Affiliations such as these provide students and residents with invaluable and diverse learning environments, open new avenues for research, promote job opportunities, as well as provide access to much needed care to underserved communities. Improving diversity, equity, and inclusion across the profession is integrated into each goal within the College’s updated Strategic Plan, from enhanced training for faculty and staff and an annual Race in Optometry webinar, to more than a decade of concentrated recruitment

programs through the state-supported CSTEP program and more recently Eye-CARE Camp. Further, the Diversity and Inclusion Masterplan 2.0 brings forward the resolute commitment to ensuring the optometric

profession reflects the diversity of the communities served. This momentum was

set by the collection of business leaders, educators, optometrists, and donors who founded SUNY College of Optometry, establishing a commitment to advancing optometric education and the profession long beyond its 50-year history. Today, more than 3,500 students and residents have graduated from the College’s highly regarded programs, helping thousands of people across the globe each year.

Continuing to advance the optometric workforce, SUNY Forging the Future

Optometry is engaging in a new collaboration with SUNY Upstate Medical University.





East New York




Growing Collaborations SUNY Optometry and NYC Health + Hospitals Corporation, the largest urban health system in the country, expanded their partnership to eight sites. Students and residents will continue to gain valuable experience from each of these unique sites while also providing greater access to healthcare for the community.



Connecting Across SUNY Focusing on the intersection of optometry and public health, this partnership will examine healthcare disparities and access within New York State.

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Total Annual Patient Encounters 250,000+


Supporting the Next Generation SUNY Optometry’s Eye CARE Camp, sponsored by VSP Vision, was recognized for its innovative and positive impact on student development and experience, particularly for historically underrepresented students.

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Leveling Up the Next Class of Faculty SUNY Optometry initiated an exciting early career faculty development program to help support, mentor, and encourage new faculty members as they advance their careers. The inaugural cohort includes seven faculty members.



Global Trailblazing in Optometry SUNY Optometry’s global impact includes nine international educational partnerships in France, South Africa, China, and beyond, providing enrichment and enhancement to the scope of practice around the world. Scan to learn more:

“This experience made me grow; showed me the true profession of optometry. I return to France with the desire to maintain all that I have learned and to fight for this profession to be recognized in my country.”


Total Affiliated Sites 99

9 International Affiliations


16 Community Health Sites

Externship Sites


Record Number of Residents as Lead Authors 40 SUNY Optometry residents presented at the 2022 American Academy of Optometry meeting in San Diego, more than in any previous year. Nearly all were first or second authors.

Leading the Way for New York State Optometrists Following the passage of landmark legislation, SUNY Optometry is delivering the 40-hour curriculum , in collaboration with the New York State Optometric Association, to educate the more than 3,000 licensed New York State optometrists for prescribing select oral medications. “Now that this important legislation has been passed, SUNY Optometry is getting to work to ensure that all New York State optometrists have the training they need to deliver the best care to their patients.” — Richard Madonna, OD, ‘85, Director of SUNY Optometry’s Office of Continuing Professional Education

Alumni Leading the Profession After leaving SUNY Optometry, graduates go on to lead throughout the profession, taking top roles in industry, academia, organized optometry, and more.

Dr. Jason Compton ‘05 Owner, Compton Eye Associates, 2022 Alumnus of the Year

Dr. Eric Borsting ‘87 Dean, Southern California College of Optometry

Dr. Juanita Collier ‘09

Founder, 3D Vision Gym, COVD Fellow

Dr. Damaris Raymondi ‘15 Host, Eyes Up Podcast

Dr. Matt Geller ‘13 CEO and Co-Founder, CovalentCreative Medical Marketing & Media, 40 under 40

Dr. Viola Kanevsky ‘93

Owner of Acuity NYC, Past President of the NYSOA, selected as Newsweek ’s #1 Optometrist in 2022

Optometrist, NYC H+H / Metropolitan Owner, Sur Eye Care



Every Opportunity for Building Success

Top students, with some of the highest OAT scores, from around the country and beyond, seek out SUNY College of Optometry.

Its location in the heart of Manhattan, the immensely diverse experience caring for patients at the renowned University Eye Center, and the forward-thinking curriculum at the College positions graduates for success. The number of matriculated Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) students at SUNY Optometry has grown steadily over the last decade, reaching a record number of acceptances in 2022. This dramatic increase demonstrates the importance of continuing to invest in historically underrepresented students. With support from funders, CSTEP students at SUNY Optometry become part of a cohort, SUNY-Irises, now over 60 students strong, who receive mentorship throughout their journey at the College. Exemplifying innovative academic initiative, the expansion of the College’s Microcredential Programs offers students advanced academic, clinical, and professional opportunities beyond the Doctor of Optometry (OD) curriculum. Focused specialty areas include cornea and contact lenses, glaucoma, low vision-ocular disease, pediatrics, and vision rehabilitation. Students accepted into the program examine a subspecialty through strategically tailored learning experiences, while also receiving small group faculty mentorship. Since beginning two years ago, 64 students have completed or are currently enrolled in the five Microcredential Programs. Beyond the curriculum and clinical experience, students are encouraged to be active in the campus community by participating in student clubs and organizations, demonstrating their knowledge at conferences with presentations,

posters, and other activities, and even developing innovative ideas to share with industry. In 2022, more students than ever before were recognized for their leadership and contribution to the profession. From being named the National Optometric Student Association (NOSA) Chapter of the Year to gaining recognition through the SUNY system for a commitment to student safety; to a record number of presentations at the American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting to achieving second place in the Student Bowl and having two out of the three winners of the ABBOptical 2022 Optometry Student Challenge, students and residents at the College continuously demonstrate that they are ready to be future leaders in optometry. Each of these successes lead to opportunities for scholarships, travel grants, and other financial assistance which help students pursue their dreams while reducing stress over the cost of their education.

Forging the Future In 2023, SUNY Optometry will welcome several key faculty members, including Dr. Nicole Putnam, Dr. Arathy Kartha, and Dr. Michael Sullivan-Mee. Forging the Future



Moving the Needle on Supporting Historically Underrepresented Students More than 400 participants over the last decade have benefited from SUNY Optometry’s CSTEP program, including the most recent class of 87 students representing both the CSTEP and SUNY-Irises programs. This long-standing program ensures continued support and recruitment of historically underrepresented students for careers in optometry. 230% Increase in Funding 423 Program Participants >55 SUNY OD Graduates Reflecting on a Decade of Growth 6x the Number of Acceptances


Building on Excellence with New Faculty

“I am very excited to join such an accomplished team at SUNY College of Optometry. Optimizing the delivery of high-quality eyecare through evidence-based clinical education

Welcoming Dr. Putnam (2nd) and Dr. Sullivan-Mee (r)

in conjunction with the pursuit of new knowledge through focused clinical research has served as my career-long foundation, and this philosophy aligns perfectly with SUNY’s mission and values.” — Dr. Michael Sullivan-Mee, Incoming Chair of Clinical Education at SUNY College of Optometry

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Student Success SUNY Optometry students demonstrate excellence from the classroom to the community and beyond.

NOSA Award Winners SUNY’s National Optometric Student Association chapter was named “Chapter of the Year” for the second time, with several members earning recognition through scholarships.

Behrad Garmsiri Leading a safety initiative for the student community, Behrad was recognized with the SUNY-wide Platt/Malcolm Harris Student Personal Safety Achievement Award this fall.

Student Optometry Challenge Winners Students Travis Pfeifer and William Huang won the Eighth Annual ABBOptical/ Coopervision Student Optometry Challenge.

Student Council Leadership Student Council, elected annually, advances and advocates for the entire student community.

Academy Student Bowl SUNY Optometry’s (L to R) Nada Fareed, Avalena Linksy, and Derek Ng, won second place out of 25 competing schools and colleges at the annual EssilorLuxottica Student Academic Challenge.



Microcredential Programs Focus on Five Specialty Areas Since its launch, 64 students have participated in the Microcredential Programs, including 15 graduates who completed the program in 2022— double the previous year. Joining with the larger SUNY system commitment to microcredentials, the College is poised to meet current and emerging eye care needs. Areas of focus include cornea and contact lenses, glaucoma, low vision ocular disease, pediatrics, and vision rehabilitation.

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Student Showcase

457 Enrolled Students & Residents

92 OCNY Scholarship Winners

24 Active Student Clubs >70 Student Club Meetings and Activities

345 Class of 2026 Average OAT Score (the highest in the nation)

$1.2+ Million in Total Scholarships and Financial Assistance Provided to SUNY Optometry Students

50th Anniversary Event Inspires Three New Endowed Scholarships Over the past decade, scholarship and grant support at the College has increased by more than 35%, with the OCNY leading the effort. This year, the foundation provided over $350,000 in support to over 90 students.

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From sight-saving to life-saving, comprehensive eye exams support the full healthcare system. Placing Priority on Patient Care

The University Eye Center (UEC) and a multitude of affiliated sites introduce students and residents to unique clinical cases and situations they may not see elsewhere. One recent example is the patient who came for an exam thinking they had eye issues, but was actually suffering from an intracranial bleed. A thorough evaluation, followed by swift identification, resulted in the patient receiving timely critical care that saved their life. Encounters such as these demonstrate the important role eye care professionals play in a complex healthcare system. A comprehensive eye exam may help detect more than 250 serious health concerns, including those that require co-management and interprofessional collaboration. Working alongside seasoned faculty members, students and residents learn to navigate these partnerships and the ever-changing healthcare landscape. Whether it is the more than 16,000 referral visits received each year; the expanding relationship with NYC Health + Hospitals, the largest public health system in the country; or forging interdisciplinary collaborations with partners like the Rebecca School for children with neurodevelopmental delays, the breadth of clinical experiences serves as a strong base for their future practice. Beyond providing exceptional eye care, optometrists and optometry practices also must be aware of the patient experience and the impact of social determinants of health. Serving a diverse patient population means accessing translation services, engaging with allied professions such as social workers, and understanding the importance of providing culturally-responsive care. Enhancements to the patient portal, an updated website, the addition

of interactive kiosks, along with expanded use of CryaCom translation services, further elevate the high-quality care provided at the UEC. With nearly 50% of the population predicted to be at risk for myopia by 2050, the newly dedicated Barbara Saltzman Center for Pediatric Eye Care is in the process of adding three new exam lanes specifically for myopia management to address the rising need. The recently built electrodiagnostic suite for the assessment of retinal and optic nerve pathologies ensures additional training opportunities for students and residents as developing technology and state-of-the-art equipment prove invaluable for delivering superb patient care.

Look for the kick-off to a full renovation of the Adult Primary Eye Care Clinic (7th floor) in 2023. Forging the Future



Recognizing Clinical Faculty Achievement

6 New AAO Fellows 8 Degree and Leadership Programs Completed 1 Ezell Fellowship 1 Vincent Ellerbrock Clinician Educator of the Year

A Legacy of Pediatric Care The Barbara Saltzman Center for Pediatric Eye Care, a state-of-the-art facility that expanded clinical space for up to 10,000 pediatric visits per year, was dedicated in April, after nearly two years of pandemic-related delays.


Helping Those Who Need Us Most After learning of Kasson Woods’ story from Humans of New York, Drs. Melissa Levine and David Libassi reached out to offer their expertise in prosthetics. The procedure, featured by NBC News, restored

Mr. Woods’ confidence, helping him move forward.

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~ 60,000 University Eye Center Patient Encounters Annually

Keeping Pace with the Future of Healthcare and Optometric Practice Students and residents learn on the latest electrodiagnostic equipment, including visually evoked potential testing, electroretinograms, and electro-oculograms. These highly specialized devices enable clinicians to diagnose complex, challenging, and rare conditions.


Leading from within the University Eye Center

Dr. Matthew Bovenzi ‘14 was appointed Chief of Advanced Care

Dr. Marianna Butera ‘21 was appointed Assistant Chief of Vision Rehabilitation

Dr. Shelby Leach was promoted to Section Chief of Pediatrics

Introducing New Clinical Faculty in the UEC Rahim Bhaloo, Assistant Clinical Professor Robert Chun, Associate Clinical Professor and Assistant Chief of Primary Care Sweta Das, Assistant Clinical Professor Melissa Levine, ‘21, Assistant Clinical Professor Mariah Marshall, ‘21, Assistant Clinical Professor

$230,000+ Total Charitable Care

2,400 Hours of Clinical Experience for Each OD Student

16,056 Referral Visits


• IRB Approval August 2022 • 40 Patients • Study Looks at Visual and Vision Rehabilitation at the UEC has partnered with Mount Sinai on a retrospective study of the impact of long-COVID. Focused Research on Long-COVID

Interprofessional Development Yields Stronger Clinicians Interprofessional programs and partnerships provide

a critical learning experience for future ODs as well as a vital service to patients. webinars and workshops or connecting through other healthcare disciplines, the UEC elevates the standard of eye care. Whether through

Neuro-Psychological Manifestations in Patients

Ensuring a Valuable Patient Experience Focusing on improving the patient experience, the UEC launched a redesigned website, an upgraded patient portal, patient kiosks, and other new technologies.



Transformational Vision Science Research is in our DNA

Enriching the student experience and elevating patient care. The full scope of SUNY Optometry’s research— basic, translational, and clinical—provides a dynamic platform to explore diverse areas of vision research enriching the student, faculty, and patient experience. The College’s rigorous research on gene expression in the eye to identify the cellular and molecular mechanisms controlling eye growth and the development of myopia. In fact, this year, SUNY Optometry’s

research enterprise saw dramatic growth, placing the College among leading vision research institutions. In addition to the work that is taking place in the labs, the College’s Clinical Vision Research Center (CVRC), which oversees clinical trials and studies that impact the future of patient care, is in the process of being fully renovated and expanded. The more than 4,000 square foot future home is a result of the exponential growth realized in the CVRC since its launch in 2013. With over 90 studies and trials, the CVRC averages 20 studies per year, and currently has 10 ongoing trials. This provides students a rigorous intellectual platform for study and mentorship along with providing patients with leading-edge care, often at no cost.

and ongoing efforts, organized under the umbrella of the Graduate Center for Vision Research and conducted in the labs of top ranked faculty with the support of students in the MS and PhD programs, are designed to push the boundaries of vision science research and advance eye and vision care. The College is particularly efficient and strategic in how it conducts its research. Last year, SUNY Optometry was recognized as the most cost-effective research program of the 64-institution SUNY system by the Research Foundation for the State University of New York. Among all schools and colleges of optometry, the College continues to be among the top three institutions who receive funding, including support from industry through the Clinical Vision Research Center. Faculty and student researchers regularly break news with their work and earn important financial support for their efforts, including the ongoing brain mapping work of PhD student, Sohrab Najafian, under the coordination of Distinguished Professor Dr. Jose Manuel Alonso. Leveraging expertise, partnerships, and investments, faculty researchers earn prestigious grants for their work, including, most recently, a multimillion-dollar grant by the National Eye Institute for Dr. Stefanie Wohl’s research on regenerating retinal neurons to restore eyesight and Dr. David Troilo’s

2023 is the 10th anniversary of the Clinical Vision Research Center, which will celebrate with a new space and several new research grants on the horizon. Forging the Future



Global Partnership Advances Myopia Research Dr. David Troilo, in partnership with IOB in Switzerland, received a $2.3 million grant for myopia research.

A New Theory That Explains How the Brain Forms Visual Maps Distinguished Professor Jose Manuel Alonso and PhD student Sohrab Najafian published their important research, “A Theory of Cortical Map Formation in the Visual Brain,” in Nature .

Groundbreaking Research in Retinal Development Dr. Stefanie Wohl received a $2 million NIH Research Project Grant to further her groundbreaking research in molecular key regulators in retinal development and regeneration.

Sohrab Najafian

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Dr. Jose Manuel Alonso

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Building for the Future The Clinical Vision Research Center is undergoing a major renovation that will expand its capacity to engage in important clinical research. The new 4,000-square foot facility is slated to open in spring 2023.














T35 NEI Research Fellowships for Pre-Doctoral Candidates 6

28 Publications 75 Presentations & Lectures Research and Publications 43 Posters & Abstracts 29 Clinical Research Projects



SUNY Optometry Demonstrates Most Cost-Effective Research Program The SUNY Optometry research program is the most cost-effective across the 64 SUNY campuses according to a Research Foundation accountability report. Good stewardship of research funding and expenditures aided in the continued success of securing major NEI and additional grants.

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Total Studies Conducted in the Clinical Vision Research Center 90

$3.89+ million

Total Grants in Fiscal Year 2022 42

Grant Activity 2021–22



Celebrating Staff and Service

25 Years of Service Dr. Paul Galstian, ‘91 Ms. Kimberly Price Dr. Steven Schwartz Ms. Elaine Wells 30 Years of Service Dr. Julia Appel, ‘91

20 Years of Service Dr. Jose Manuel Alonso

Ms. Shirley Chung Mr. Phenold Florent Dr. Ilana Gelfond-Polnariev, ‘03

Ms. Eunice Hargrove Ms. Ella Mashkevich Mr. Muhammed Nasiru Ms. Cecilia Rodriquez Dr. Daniella Rutner, ‘02 Mr. Kennard Singh

Dr. Ann Beaton Ms. Tina Perez

This report is just the beginning… There are many more ways to learn about the students, faculty, and staff of SUNY College of Optometry. Get the latest news and information about the College by visiting sunyopt.edu/news

Follow @sunyopt social media for #FeatureFridays, providing a closer look at various members of the SUNY Optometry community, as well as additional stories, images, and videos. For more information about clinical services, visit universityeyecenter.org




2021–2022 Receipts


IFR Research Foundation


Tuition, Fees, Deposits

$16,662,502 $9,839,458 $1,550,004 $1,070,220 $29,122,184


- $17,076,1 15 - $9,839,458 - $9,709,038

State Support


Clinics Other

$8,159,034 ($437,430) $8,135,217

$3,896,278 $4,529,068 $3,896,278 $41,153,679

From (to) Fund Balance Reserves

($3,061,020) $38,092,659

Total Receipts Expenditures


IFR Research Foundation



$22,218,739 $4,031,384 $26,250,123

$5,746,771 $2,479,971 $8,226,742

$1,908,296 $29,873,806 $1,707,498 $8,218,853 $3,615,794 $38,092,659

Other than Payroll Total Expenditures

2020–2021 Receipts


IFR Research Foundation


Tuition, Fees, Deposits

$13,040,171 $17,079,258


- $13,497,454 - $17,079,258 - $9,628,948

State Support


Clinics Other

$1,550,004 $8,078,944



$3,059,803 $4,805,408 $3,059,803 $45,011,068

$32,896,756 $9,054,509

From (to) Fund Balance Reserves

($9,874,538) $35,136,530

Total Receipts Expenditures


IFR Research Foundation



$22,061,661 $1,853,381 $23,915,042

$4,481,435 $3,630,377 $8,111,812

$1,841,999 $28,385,095 $1,267,677 $6,751,435 $3,109,676 $35,136,530

Other than Payroll Total Expenditures

Source: For State support, including campus-generated revenue, receipts and disbursements are taken from the SUNY Business Intelligence data system. For the Research Foundation, receipts and disbursements are taken from the Expenditure Profile Report, including both sponsored programs and corporate accounts.

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President’s Council David A. Heath, OD, EdM President Guilherme Albieri, PhD VP for Student Affairs David Bowers, MP, MBA VP of Administration & Finance Guerda Fils, MS Asst. VP for Human Resources

Optometric Center of New York Board of Trustees Richard Soden, OD, ‘79 President Thomas P. Farrell Vice President Dennis P. Gehr Treasurer Dawn Rigney, MPH Executive Director and Secretary Marge Axelrad

Jerry Warner Harold Wilshinsky* Claudia Rouhana* Beryl Snyder, Esq.* Harold M. Spielman* Alumni Association Board Vito Proscia, OD , ‘91 President Mary Botelho, OD, ‘17 President Elect Kaira Kwong, OD, ‘12 Vice President Samar Awad, OD, ‘92 Sherry Bass, OD, ‘80 Katie Brogan, OD, ‘18 Marianna Butera, OD, ‘21 Anna Marie Fernandez, OD, ‘85

Joy Harewood, OD, ‘12 Chief Diversity Officer Liduvina Martinez-Gonzalez, MS, FACHE VP for Clinical Administration/Executive Director, University Eye Center Wendy Ravitz, Esq Chief Campus Counsel Dawn Rigney, MPH VP for Institutional Advancement/ Executive Director, Optometric Center of New York Richard Soden, OD, ‘79 Director of Health Care Development David Troilo, PhD Dean/VP of Academic Affairs

Mary Botelho, OD, ‘17 MJ Bustamante, ‘23*** Mark S. Feder, OD, ‘83 Richard Feinbloom

David A. Heath, OD, EdM Ronald M. Millman, OD William J. Moran, MBA, CPA Vito Proscia, OD, ‘91 Christopher J. Quinn, OD Adam Jonathan Sheer

Mark Gendal, OD, ‘80 Diane Russo, OD, ‘10 * Trustee Emeritus *** Student Representative

President’s Council

Carolina Gomez-Jones Assistant to the President College Council Gretchen Stone Chair

David Dexter, OD David Dozack, OD Charles Gold, OD

Michele Lagana, OD Frank Pirozzolo, OD James Ruhl, PhD Paula Ulmer Schutz, OD, ‘78 Elianna Sharvit, ‘24 ***


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