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Tag Archives: NSU College of Optometry

Assistant Dean of Optometry Appointed Dean at KYCO

The University of Pikeville has named Michael Bacigalupi, O.D., M.S., FAAO, assistant dean for student affairs and admissions for the NSU College of Optometry (NSUCO), dean of Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO). Bacigalupi has been with NSUCO since 2005 and during his time has been named Executive of the Year…


Optometry Alumni Aims to Assist Soldiers

Andrew S. Morgenstern, O.D., FAAO (Dipl.) (’99) co-authored an article in Military Medicine titled “Simplified Method for Rapid Field Assessment of Visual Acuity by First Responders After Ocular Injury.” The idea highlighted in the article was originated by Morgenstern in 2013 while working as an Optometric Subject Matter Expert at…


Alumni Spotlight: Optometry Alumni Named Executive Director of NBEO

Jill Bryant, O.D., FAAO, FSLS (’04) has been named Executive Director of the National Board of Examiners in Optometry (NBEO). Bryant, a 2004 NSU College of Optometry graduate, completed her residency in Primary Eye Care at the WJB Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia, South Carolina. Most recently, she served…


NSU Optometry Researcher Wins Envision Research Proposal Competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wichita, Kan. – Envision announced today that it has awarded a research prize of $10,000 to a multidisciplinary team led by Ava Bittner, O.D., Ph.D., FAAO (Dipl.) of Nova Southeastern University (NSU), to fund a one-year investigation into the preliminary efficacy of telerehabilitation, i.e., using HIPAA-secure videoconferencing…


NSU Optometry Professor Quoted by Fort Myers TV Station

Surbhi Bansal, O.D., FAAO, instructor at NSU’s College of Optometry, was quoted on Fort Myers TV station WINK News (CBS affiliate) in a story called “Apps claim to improve your vision?” stating that it is difficult to know whether apps like this work because they are so new and research…


Optometry Professor Featured on WPLG

Kimberly K. Reed, O.D., F.A.A.O., associate professor at NSU’s College of Optometry, was featured in a story on WPLG Channel 10’s HealthCast with Kristi Krueger. The story focused on new equipment that NSU is using to detect macular degeneration years earlier than previous methods and how patients can slow the…


National Eye Institute Awards More Than Half a Million Dollars to NSU College of Optometry

FORT LAUDERDALE-DAVIE, Fla. – The National Eye Institute of the National Institutes of Health has awarded up to $556,532 to investigators at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) College of Optometry to study the relationship between the vision condition, convergence insufficiency, and reading performance and attention. The grant will fund the Convergence…


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…