May, 2017

Alumnus Dr. Lu Fan, MS/OD ‘02, Speaks at the United Nations image

Alumnus Dr. Lu Fan, MS/OD ‘02, Speaks at the United Nations

Dr. Lu Fan, MS/OD ‘02, recently spoke at the United Nations in New York on May 5, 2017. The speech was part of United Nations Academic Impact Program (UNAIP). Dr. Lu Fan is the current president of… Read More …

Delegation from Wenzhou Medical Center Meets with College Leadership image

Delegation from Wenzhou Medical Center Meets with College Leadership

On Tuesday, May 2, 2017, New England College of Optometry, NECO, welcomed a delegation of leaders from Wenzhou Medical Center to the College. The group discussed current education initiatives, leadership… Read More …

NECO’s Student MSOS Chapter Hosts Public Policy Events image

NECO’s Student MSOS Chapter Hosts Public Policy Events

The MSOS club at New England College of Optometry (NECO) has been busy with events, lunches, and phone-a-thons over the past few weeks related to the proposed glaucoma bill and American Healthcare Act.… Read More …

April, 2017

NECO’s Private Practice Club Hosts Dr. Pete Kehoe image

NECO’s Private Practice Club Hosts Dr. Pete Kehoe

On April 5th. NECO’s Private Practice Club started off their April Wednesday Speaker Series with “Patient and Profit Success” by Dr. Pete Kehoe. Dr. Pete Kehoe is a practicing optometrist and… Read More …

March, 2017

NECO Alumni Board President and Daughter Featured in Review of Optometry Article image

NECO Alumni Board President and Daughter Featured in Review of Optometry Article

NECO Alums, and mother - daughter team, Linda Bennett, OD ‘80 and Rebecca Maida, OD ‘08 were recently featured in the March 2017 issue of Review of Optometry. Dr. Bennett… Read More …

February, 2017

Lu Fan MS/OD ‘02 Interviewed on Myopia in “Points de Vue” image

Lu Fan MS/OD ‘02 Interviewed on Myopia in “Points de Vue”

Dr. Lu Fan MS/OD ‘02 was recently interviewed about the state of myopia research at the Wenzhou Medical University and in China in the autumn issue of “Points de Vue” international review of ophthalmic… Read More …

NECO Remembers Dr. Richard Wallingford Jr., OD ‘75 image

NECO Remembers Dr. Richard Wallingford Jr., OD ‘75

It is with great sadness that New England College of Optometry notes the passing of alumni Dr. Richard Wallingford Jr., OD ’75. Dr. Wallingford was a past President of the American Optometric Association,… Read More …

November, 2016

NECO Students Help Raise Awareness for World Diabetes Day image

NECO Students Help Raise Awareness for World Diabetes Day

November 14, 2016 At New England College of Optometry, NECO, students learn about the structure and function of visual and systemic systems, as well as eye health and eye disease. One such… Read More …

April, 2016

Dr. Bruce Moore Receives Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health image

Dr. Bruce Moore Receives Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health

Bruce Moore, OD, has been selected to be the recipient for the 2016 Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health. Read More …

March, 2016

OD-MS Student Researcher’s Master Thesis To Be Published in Vision Research image

OD-MS Student Researcher’s Master Thesis To Be Published in Vision Research

Fourth year student Laura Goldberg, Class of 2016, recently received the news that her master’s thesis detailing her work in Dr. Frances Rucker’s lab has been accepted for publication. The article… Read More …

NECO Residents Roster Announced for 2016-2017 image

NECO Residents Roster Announced for 2016-2017

New England College of Optometry is pleased to announce its residents roster for the 2016-2017 academic year. Thirty-six students have been matched with NECO residency positions at 15 locations for… Read More …

Student VOSH Group Receives Smartphone-Based Autorefractor from Smart Vision image

Student VOSH Group Receives Smartphone-Based Autorefractor from Smart Vision

On Tuesday, March 8, 2016, the Student Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanities (S-VOSH) chapter of New England College of Optometry received a SVOne Autorefractor from Smart Vision Labs. The SVOne… Read More …

NECO Student Wins $1,000 Optometry Grant image

NECO Student Wins $1,000 Optometry Grant

Francesca Sefton, Class of 2017, was chosen as one of two runner-ups in an optometry grant program. The competition, sponsored by National Vision, Inc., was open to third and fourth year optometry students.… Read More …

January, 2016

Research Links Uncorrected Hyperopia with Deficits In Early Literacy Skills image

Research Links Uncorrected Hyperopia with Deficits In Early Literacy Skills

The results of the Vision in Preschoolers – Hyperopia in Preschoolers (VIP-HIP) study by researchers from New England College of Optometry, Ohio State College of Optometry, and Pennsylvania College… Read More …

NECO Researcher Receives NIH Grant for Myopia Research image

NECO Researcher Receives NIH Grant for Myopia Research

Debora Nickla, PhD, Professor of Biology at New England College of Optometry, was recently awarded a $1.4 million grant by the National Eye Institute… Read More …

NECO Faculty Promote Early Vision Screenings Quarterly ICC Meeting image

NECO Faculty Promote Early Vision Screenings Quarterly ICC Meeting

On January 14, 2016, Bruce Moore, OD and Gayathri Srinivasan, OD, New England College of Optometry, along with Kathy Majzoub, Northeast Regional Director of Prevent Blindness, presented findings of… Read More …

NECO Presents Lecture Series on Amblyopia Research image

NECO Presents Lecture Series on Amblyopia Research

Following the successful Light In Sight lecture series last year which addressed the role of light and light-based optical technologies in our lives, New England College of Optometry announces an exciting… Read More …

November, 2015

AOA Trustee Liaison Dr. Bill Reynolds Visits NECO image

AOA Trustee Liaison Dr. Bill Reynolds Visits NECO

Dr. Bill Reynolds, trustee to the American Optometric Association, visited the New England College of Optometry on Thursday, November 19, 2015. The American Optometric Association represents doctors… Read More …

Dr. Lu Fan, MS/OD ’02, promoted to president of Wenzhou Medical University image

Dr. Lu Fan, MS/OD ’02, promoted to president of Wenzhou Medical University

Dr. Lu Fan, MS/OD ’02, was recently appointed president of Wenzhou Medical University (WMU), a major medical university in China. Before her promotion on October 23, 2015, she served as the Vice president… Read More …

October, 2015

NECO Hosts International Grand Rounds with Practitioners in India image

NECO Hosts International Grand Rounds with Practitioners in India

New England College of Optometry, NECO, recently hosted its first international grand rounds program via real-time video conferencing bringing together low vision practitioners from the United States… Read More …