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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.
UAB School of Optometry professor Janene Sims has been named the 2021 recipient of UAB’s Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award.
Rural patients now have a telemedicine option as UAB Eye Care expands its services for people with low vision.
Celebrate the professional achievements of this year’s UAB Excellence in Business Top 25 award winners during a virtual ceremony Thursday, June 24.
Shervanne Poleon will receive recognition of this award in July at the Focus on Eye Health National Summit, where she is also invited to present her work as a speaker.
Mai Nguyen is the first UAB School of Optometry student to receive this research grant, totaling $189,180. She will study retinitis pigmentosa.
This grant renewal will focus on characterizing how cone photoreceptors in the eye function in cone-dominated animals like primates.
All 2020 graduates and spring 2021 graduates are invited to participate. Masks will be required, and there is no limit on guests; but everyone will need to be socially distanced. Parking will be free.
The entire UAB community has come together to protect one another while continuing to serve the community.
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