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Inside the American Optometric Foundation with Dr. Mark Bullimore [R#013]

The AOF is a philanthropic organization that develops and provides financial support for optometric research and education in vision and eye health.

Dr. Mark Bullimore, past President and current Development Director, sits down with us to discuss all things AOF!

Learn more about:

  • The core mission of the AOF
  • The process of how they award grants to ODs/Researchers
  • The growth of their endowment over the past decade
  • Irv Borish’s relation to the foundation (including funny stories about his (nude) artwork!)
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All About the American Academy of Optometry with Dr. Karla Zadnik [#R012]

Ever thought about joining the American Academy of Optometry?
Or wanted to learn more about the purpose and mission of the Academy

On today’s show, Dr. Karla Zadnik, current President of the AAO stops by ODwire.org Radio to discuss with us:

  • The mission of the AAO
  • How to become a member of the academy
  • The differences between the AAO and the AOA
  • How you can become a Diplomate in the AAO
  • Details about the AAO’s Annual Meeting & what the experience of attending is like.

If you’ve got any follow-up questions for Dr. Zadnik, please post them in this thread!

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