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Oregon Optometric Physicians Association Awards Inaugural Scholarships to Pacific Optometry Students

By Sarah Marks

The Oregon Optometric Physicians Association (OOPA) is shaping the vision care of tomorrow by supporting future optometrists in the Pacific University College of Optometry.

OOPA, the only professional association for optometry in Oregon, and an affiliate of the American Optometric Association (AOA), recently established the Oregon Optometric Physicians Association Scholarship at Pacific, which has already benefited five current doctor of optometry students. The scholarship was the first OOPA has ever established.    Read full press release

 


OOPA Installs 2019-20 Board of Directors and Annual Awards Presentation at State Meeting in Eugene

By Janet Baker, Executive Director

The Oregon Optometric Physicians Association presented its most prestigious awards to members showing outstanding leadership throughout 2018-2019 to help protect patients, promote and advance access to and quality of eye health primary eye care and vision in Oregon. 

As primary health care providers, doctors of Optometry have post graduate degrees and extensive ongoing training to examine, diagnose, treat and manage ocular disorders, diseases and injuries, and ocular manifestations of systemic diseases. 

The following awards are conferred and presented annually at OOPA’s statewide membership meeting, which was held in Eugene in June.   Read full press release