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David Wolf, O.D. has been appointed Interim Executive Director for the Oregon Optometric Physicians Association.

Dr Wolf graduated from Pacific University College of Optometry in 1983.  After working at Rainbow Optics in Eugene for several years, he purchased Lake Oswego Vision Clinic in 1997. 

He has previously served OOPA in every position from Secretary, Treasurer and President of the Lane Optometric Society to the Secretary, Treasurer and then President of OOPA in 2005-2006.  He was named OOPA Optometrist of the Year in 2013.

In his community he is active in his Chamber of Commerce and currently serves as Secretary for the Lake Oswego Rotary Club.

Dr. Wolf has been appointed to this position while the OOPA Board of Directors and search committee find a permanent Executive Director for our association.  He succeeds Janet Baker who has taken a new position for the Shepherd’s Center in Kansas City, Missouri, where she can be closer to her family.  Janet was the OOPA Executive Director for the past 5 years and left our association in excellent shape as she was very active with our membership as well as in our legislative endeavors.

 


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