September 18, 2013

Bartlett honored with endowed scholarship and named professor emeritus in optometry

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The University of Alabama System Board of Trustees appointed Jimmy D. Bartlett, O.D., professor emeritus in the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry during its meeting on Sept. 13, 2013. Bartlett came to UAB in 1977 and retired in 2011. He served as interim chair and chair of the Department of Optometry from 2000-2001 and held a secondary appointment in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology in the School of Medicine. He was a recipient of the UAB President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. The board also approved the establishment of the Dr. Jimmy Bartlett Endowed Alumni Optometry Scholarship through gifts in Bartlett’s honor by the UAB School of Optometry Alumni Association.

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