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Simon was nominated for this award for his efforts to increase minority enrollment at UAB School of Optometry.

The award recognizes an individual who has been a true innovator and leader in the field of contact lenses and anterior segment disease.
Minority participation in clinical trials helps better prevention, treatment and care outcomes for these groups.
The clinic will provide free vision, dental and medical services at Gadsden City High School. There are no qualifying questions, and no identification is required.
UAB Eye Care is partnering with Alabama Appleseed Center for Law and Justice to provide free eye care and free glasses through UAB Community Eye Care.

Two students from the UAB School of Optometry were elected as leaders of the National Optometric Student Association. 

A UAB optometry student used her love for art to design a new logo for the National Student Optometric Student Association. 

During the eighth annual Gift of Sight, uninsured and low-income Birmingham residents can receive a free eye exam and glasses. 

After 21 years of service, Natalie Vines was medically retired from the military due to severe vision issues caused by two traumatic brain injuries. With treatment from UAB Eye Care, Vines has seen improvement in her vision.  
A Vision Science Graduate Program student in the UAB School of Optometry has received an F30 NIH grant, marking the first of its kind to be awarded in the program history.

Kristine Hopkins, professor in the UAB School of Optometry, has received the 2021 Educator of the Year award from the Alabama Optometric Association.

Born at 36 weeks, twins Mary and Emily Monk contracted a virus that would lead to one being diagnosed as blind. 

Two-time UAB alumna Angel Perez hopes to use the knowledge and skills she has learned to teach the next generation of vision scientists.
In response to increasing case numbers and hospitalizations and in consultation with UAB infectious disease and public health experts, UAB is canceling large indoor events to protect the health and safety of students, faculty, staff and the community.
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