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Optometry Alumna Awarded Armed Forces Optometric Society Junior Optometrist of the Year

Ruth Hyatt (Smith), O.D., FAAO (’12)

Ruth Hyatt (Smith), O.D., FAAO (’12)

Ruth Hyatt (Smith), O.D., FAAO (’12) was selected as the Armed Forces Optometric Society (AFOS) Junior Optometrist of the Year for 2017. The award was presented at the Federal Service Optometry Meeting in Chicago held prior to the American Academy of Optometry (AAO) meeting in October.

AFOS is committed to recognizing excellence within the field and within their organization. The honor for Junior Optometrist of the Year is awarded to a nominee within 10 years of graduation from Optometry school, recognizing significant contributions to the advancement of AFOS and optometry.