OMT CMO Mitchell Scheiman, OD, PhD, has been awarded the 2017 Glenn A. Fry Lecture Award, one of the highest honors given in the field of optometry. This award is given annually to a scientist or clinical scientist in recognition of the “quality, significance, impact, and relevance to optometry” of their research.
Recipients of this award give a special lecture highlighting their current research contributions. In his lecture, Dr. Scheiman reflects on his 43 years of experience in optometric practice, and the ways in which the field has adapted to changes in technology. Read the manuscript “Establishing an Evidence-based Literature for Vision Therapy - A 25-year Journey,” including Dr. Scheiman's insights into the future of optometry, here.
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