American Academy of Optometry congratulates 2021 resident travel fellowship recipients

The American Academy of Optometry is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2021 Resident Travel Fellowships. These individuals will travel to Boston in November 2021.


Allergan Resident Travel Fellowships

Austin Barr, OD, Rosenberg School of Optometry

Allyx Beaulier, OD, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Anthony Boyd, OD, State University of New York College of Optometry

Grace Brasel, OD, Indiana University School of Optometry

Rachel Bruinsma, OD, Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University

Melissa Caceres, OD, Illinois College of Optometry

Paige Carr, OD, University of California Berkeley School of Optometry

Shuyi Suzy Chen, OD, State University of New York College of Optometry

Christina Cherny, OD, State University of New York College of Optometry

Thomas Collins, OD, Illinois College of Optometry

Kayla Cook, OD, Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry

Adrienne Coulter, OD, University of California Berkeley School of Optometry

Stephen Dellostritto, OD, State University of New York

Raymond Farmer, OD, State University of New York

Marisa Fehlhafer, OD, University of Missouri St-Louis College of Optometry

Ivanna Grynyk, OD, State University of New York College of Optometry

Michael Habib, OD, Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University

Marie Huegel, OD, Southern College of Optometry

Tracy Hutchings, OD, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry

Mia Klekos, OD, New England College of Optometry

Samantha Lee, OD, Southern College of Optometry

Kristina Lin, OD, University of California Berkeley School of Optometry

Anthony Mac, OD, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Emiy Moores, OD, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry

Jacqueline Nguyen, OD, University of California Berkeley School of Optometry

Olivia Nichols, OD, Illinois College of Optometry

Jennifer Nightingale, OD, University of Houston College of Optometry

Jeffrey Reardon, OD, Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University

Claire Rocken, OD, Illinois College of Optometry

Hannah Sanders, OD, Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry

Kevin Shahnazi, OD, Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University

Dana Shannon, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry

Emily Shtull, OD, State University of New York College of Optometry

Victoria Shust, OD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University

Sadaf Siddiqui, OD, University of Houston College of Optometry

Claire Skorseth, OD, Illinois College of Optometry

Andrew Sprenkel, OD, Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University

Erlein Melissa Joy Tacastacas, OD, The Ohio State University College of Optometry

Lauren Thamel, OD, New England College of Optometry

Lisa Wadolowski, OD, State University of New York College of Optometry


American Academy of Optometry Foundation Resident Travel Fellowship

Komal Patel, OD, Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry

Fareesa Saddiqui, OD, Illinois College of Optometry


Anterior Segment Resident Travel Fellowships

Sabari Arcot, OD, University of Missouri St-Louis College of Optometry

Nicole Auble, OD, Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry

Aspen Chun, OD, Southern College of Optometry

Adam Kluck, OD, The Ohio State University College of Optometry

Salena Quach, OD, University of Houston College of Optometry


Arizona Chapter Resident Travel Fellowship

Lani May Centeno, OD, Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University

Michelle Yoshimoto, OD, Midwestern University Arizona College of Optometry


Cornea, Contact Lenses and Refractive Technologies Resident Travel Fellowships

Noell Acord, OD, New England College of Optometry

Meagan Anderson, OD, University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry

Christine Bui, OD, Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry

Benjamin Cyphers, OD, The Ohio State University College of Optometry

Connor Haugen, OD, University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry

Sissi He, OD, Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University

Selena Huang, OD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University

Andrea Labunski, OD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University

Sam Lee, OD, State University of New York College of Optometry

Melissa Levine, OD, State University of New York College of Optometry

Richard Martin, OD, Pacific University

Thomas Nguyen, OD, Pacific University

Zachary Reynard, OD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University

Cindy Shan, OD, University of Waterloo

Sherry Shang, OD, Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University

William Skoog, OD, Illinois College of Optometry

Michael Wong, OD, University of California Berkeley School of Optometry

Hannah Yoon, OD, New England College of Optometry

Lauren Zabaleta, OD, Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University


Florida Chapter Resident Travel Fellowships

Pooja Alloju, OD, Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry

Tina Thomas, OD, Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry


International Keratoconus Academy Resident Travel Fellowship in Memory of Janet Barr

Kevin Feng, OD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University

Sweta Das, OD, Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry


Ocutech Low Vision Research Travel Fellowship

Mariah Marshall, OD, State University of New York College of Optometry

David Nguyen, OD, University of Houston College of Optometry

Alexis Smith, OD, University of Missouri-St. Louis College of Optometry


The Allergan, Anterior Segment and Florida Chapter travel fellowship recipients will receive recognition at the Student and Residents Awards Lunch on November 4 at the Boston Convention Center.

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