November 14, 2016 At New England College of Optometry, NECO, students learn about the structure and function of visual and systemic systems,…
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Since New England Eye Roslindale is in a residential community, students get to see a diverse group of patients who represent the community where we are located.
Phyllis Andrejko, OD, Director of Eye Care Services, New England Eye Roslindale
NECO has many opportunities for students to engage in research. Depending on their level of interest and experience, students can complete a master’s degree in vision science with a faculty mentor, participate in an intensive summer research program, or work for a few hours each week in a laboratory.
Jane Gwiazda, PhD, Professor of Vision Science
The best aspect of my work is student interaction - whether it is in clinic or in labs, the opportunity to share what I know is truly an enriching experience.
Gayathri Srinivasan, MS, OD, Assistant Professor
One of my greatest goals is that my interns/future doctors would understand that they are looking at a whole person and not just their eyes. In any clinical rotation, they can learn to not just take care of someone's vision, but to also take into account their other medical and social issues with an interdisciplinary approach. They may be the only friendly face that the patient sees that day, or they may need that extra push to take care of their diabetes.
Amy Moy, OD, Clinical Faculty; Chief Clinical Officer, New England Eye