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Tag Archives: Janet Leasher

NSU HPD Library Makes Donation to University of Guyana in South America

NSU donated more than 100 books to the optometry program at the University of Guyana. The donation was coordinated by Michele Ming, president of the Caribbean Association of Optometrists and the Guyana Association of Optometrists, Janet Leasher, O.D., MPH, FAAO, Associate Professor and Director of Community Outreach at NSU College…


Optometry Students to Display Research Posters, April 10

On April 10, Nova Southeastern University’s College of Optometry second-year students will show the results of their Community Outreach projects in a scientific poster session from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. in the Steele Auditorium, Terry Building of the NSU’s Health Professions Division. As part of the second-year optometry curriculum on…


The NSU Eye Care Institute Provides Community Diabetic Eye Disease Education

Nova Southeastern University hosted American Diabetes Association Alert Day on March 26 in the Carl DeSantis Building Courtyard on main campus. Janet Leasher O.D. and Nicole Patterson O.D. represented NSU’s Eye Care Institute at this event, educating the community about diabetic eye disease and reminding them to have annual comprehensive…


NSU Hosts Diabetes Alert Day

On March 27, Nova Southeastern University’s College of Health Care Sciences, in partnership with NSU’s College of Pharmacy and College of Optometry, the American Diabetes Association, and the NSU Health Care Clinics, hosted  Diabetes Alert Day at NSU.  Students, faculty, staff, and local community members received educational materials about diabetes…


Optometry Students Give Talk on Eye Safety

Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry students were invited to present at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) extension program in late February. This program is a coordinated effort to reduce the eye injuries caused by improper tree trimming techniques and safety protocol. The program…


Optometry Faculty Member Participates in Global Vision Research Study

For the past four years, a global collaboration of 79 ophthalmologists and optometrists, have reviewed all published data on vision loss from 1980 to 2012.  The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, highlights the decreases that have occurred in adult blindness and…