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February 3, 2020

Remembering Barbara Saltzman, 1938-2020

It is with great sadness that SUNY College of Optometry and the Optometric Center of New York (OCNY) shares the passing of Barbara Saltzman, president of the OCNY board of trustees. She died on Friday, January 31 after a short battle with cancer. Barbara devoted her entire career to the health care industry as well […]

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January 14, 2020

Service to the Community Helps Make Us Better Doctors

The president of the SUNY College of Optometry’s Class of 2022, Julie Song, is all about advocacy through action.   NEW YORK, N.Y. (January 14, 2020) — Julie Song takes her job as president of the SUNY College of Optometry’s Class of 2022 very seriously for two major reasons. The first has everything to do with […]

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January 10, 2020

Cuomo’s State of the State Echos SUNY College of Optometry’s Initiatives

NEW YORK, N.Y. (January 10, 2020) —  Governor Cuomo’s State of the State Address 2020 echoes several of SUNY College of Optometry’s initiatives to expand access to higher education, deliver quality health care to all citizens and to build sustainable, energy efficient state of the art facilities. In a time when student debt is increasing […]

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January 9, 2020

NYC Health + Hospitals Partners with SUNY College of Optometry to Enhance Vision Services at Four Facilities Across the City

The partnership will expedite the hiring of optometrists to practice at NYC Health + Hospitals/Woodhull and at three NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health facilities Optometrists can detect eye and vision problems early, which can lead to better learning outcomes for school-age children, increased work productivity for adults, and help reveal presence of undetected chronic diseases, […]

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