09.11.19

2019 American Academy of Optometry Resident Travel Fellowship Recipients Announced

Source: American Academy of Optometry
The American Academy of Optometry named the recipients of the 2019 Resident Travel Fellowship Awards. These travel fellowships will allow residents to attend Academy 2019 Orlando and 3rd World Congress of Optometry, October 23-27, 2019. 
 
Allergan Resident Travel Fellowships
Sponsored by Allergan
 
Dana Rhea, OD, Northeastern State University
Corinne Wong, OD, Southern California College of Optometry
Mary Chivetta, OD, University of Missouri at St. Louis
Luke Lirones, OD, Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University
Nicole Harris, OD, Illinois College of Optometry
Elizabeth Davis, OD, Southern College of Optometry
Allison Choi, OD, Pacific University
Vincent Chan, OD, Pacific University
Jesal Haribhakti, OD, Indiana University
Sara Moses, OD, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Amrit Bilkhu, OD, University of California, Berkeley
Courtney Cape, OD, University of Houston
Abigail Gonsalves, OD, Indiana University
Courtney Hongo, OD, Southern California College of Optometry
Dennis Giang, OD, Southern California College of Optometry
Allegra Burgher, OD, Southern California College of Optometry
Skylar Williams, OD, University of Houston
Lucinda Kauffman, OD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
Abigail Strauss, OD, Illinois College of Optometry
Carissa Hintz, OD, Pacific University
Jessica Jankiewicz, OD, Illinois College of Optometry
Madison Goodfellow, OD, Illinois College of Optometry
Kelly Morgan, OD, MS, The Ohio State University
Sydney Cooper, OD, Southern College of Optometry
Maria Adriaansen, OD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
Elizabeth Brooks, OD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
Vikarma Brooks, OD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
Andrew Henderson, OD, Northeastern State University
Daisy Berisha, OD, State University of New York
Branden Shaffer, OD, Indiana University
Sohail Sakkari, OD, State University of New York
Rachel Choi, OD, University of Houston
Kimber Kenzli, OD, Pacific University
Lauren Fernandez, OD, Southern California College of Optometry
Reid Gardner, OD, Southern California College of Optometry
Sarah Quan, OD, PhD, State University of New York
Larissa Krenk, OD, Indiana University
Jaana Ashtiani-Zarandi, OD, Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University
Jimmy Nguyen, OD, Nova Southeastern University
Taylor Phillips, OD, MBA, University of Alabama at Birmingham
 
Anterior Segment Resident Travel Fellowships
Sponsored by the Anterior Segment Section of the American Academy of Optometry
 
Brittany Hoyle, OD, Southern California College of Optometry
Paige Sorrentino, OD, Midwestern University Arizona College of Optometry
 
Arizona Chapter Resident Travel Fellowship
Sponsored by the Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Optometry
 
Jacqueline Yi, OD, Sierra Vista VA Community Based Outpatient Clinic
 
Cornea, Contact Lenses and Refractive Technologies Resident Travel Fellowships
Sponsored by CooperVision
 
Nicole Poon, OD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
Christopher Albright, OD, Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University
Thanhan Nguyen, OD, Illinois College of Optometry
Audrey Janelle-Brousseau, OD, University of Montreal
Baljinder Momrath, OD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry
Vanessa Wang, OD, State University of New York
Chelsea Bradley, OD, University of California, Berkeley
Ryan Rutschilling, OD, The Ohio State University
Mari Fujimoto, OD, Pacific University
Pooja Mahadev, OD, Nova Southeastern University
Valerie Lim, OD, Southern California College of Optometry
Christina Wenn, OD, University of Houston
Duc Tran, OD, University of the Incarnate Word
Ghazal Naseri, OD, University of California, Berkeley
Joseph Isik, OD, Illinois College of Optometry
Amrit Jawanda, OD, New England College of Optometry
Jacqueline Benoit, OD, The Ohio State University
Kimberly Weisenberger, OD, The Ohio State University
Haley Italia, OD, New England College of Optometry
Kendra Phillis, OD, New England College of Optometry
Rosa (Yawen) Yang, OD, University of Waterloo
Kevan Smith, OD, Southern College of Optometry
Jessica Sun, OD, Southern California College of Optometry
Matthew Lee, OD, University of Missouri at St. Louis
 
Florida Chapter Resident Travel Fellowships
Sponsored by the Florida Chapter of the American Academy of Optometry
 
Alexandria Rawls, OD, Bay Pines VA Medical Center
Mickinzee Combs, OD, Nova Southeastern University
Lauren Nicholas, OD, Nova Southeastern University
Esther Park, OD, Nova Southeastern University
 
IKA Resident Travel Fellowships
Sponsored by the International Keratoconus Academy
 
Sophia Leung, OD, Northeastern State University
Yue Yu, OD, PhD, New England College of Optometry
 
Travel fellowship recipients will be recognized at the Student and Resident Awards Lunch on Thursday, October 24 from Noon to 1 PM in Valencia W415 CD in the Orange County Convention Center. CooperVision Resident Travel Fellowships will be presented at the CooperVision booth #809 on Thursday, October 24 from 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM in the exhibit hall. The IKA Resident Travel Fellowship will be presented at the American Academy of Optometry Foundation Celebration Luncheon on Saturday, October 26 from 11:00 to 1:30 PM.

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