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AAOF announces 2023 Travel Fellowships

AAOF announces 2023 Travel Fellowships

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2023 American Academy of Optometry Foundation Student and Resident Travel Fellowship Recipients Announced 

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The American Academy of Optometry
and its Foundation are pleased to congratulate the recipients of the 2023 Student and Resident Travel Fellowship awards.

These $750 travel fellowships supported attendance among student and resident members of the Academy at Academy 2023 New Orleans, October 11-14, 2023.

 

 

The 2023 Resident Travel Fellowship recipients are:  

 

 

Allergan Resident Travel Fellowship 

Jordan Carrington, OD, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Samantha Chan, OD, University of California Berkeley

Tiffany Chen, OD, State University of New York

Yung Fen Chen, OD, University of California Berkeley

Graham Chung, OD, University of California Berkeley

Caroline Donato, OD, State University of New York

Victoria Duque-Ferreira, OD, Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University

Angelica Echiverri, OD, University of Houston College of Optometry

Meredith Fry, OD, Southern College of Optometry

Diana Geraghty, OD, State University of New York

Chad Herschberger, OD, Indiana University School of Optometry

Elaine Ho, OD, University of California Berkeley

Ryan Junidi, OD, Illinois College of Optometry

Kevin La, OD, University of California Berkeley

Jenny Lee, OD, BSc, University of Waterloo

Ashley Olson, OD, Midwestern University

Riddhi Patel, OD, Illinois College of Optometry

Helene Pippin, OD, Ferris State University

Bradley Salus, OD, Southern California College of Optometry

Samuel Soda, OD, Indiana University School of Optometry

Emmy Tian, OD, University of California Berkeley

Lindsey Tillery, OD, Southern College of Optometry

McKenna Turrill, OD, University of California Berkeley

Taylor Vincent, OD, Northeastern State University

Alexander Wong, OD, Illinois College of Optometry

 

Florida Chapter Resident Travel Fellowship 

Hsuan Ariel Chao, OD, Nova Southeastern University  

Alberta Pengo, OD, New England College of Optometry

 

Ocutech Resident Travel Fellowship 

Cade Oost, OD, Southern California College of Optometry

Ellen Ren, OD, State University of New York

Darian Travis, OD, University of Alabama at Birmingham

 

Optometric Residency Matching Service Resident Travel Fellowship 

Katie Kyles, OD, University of Missouri at St. Louis

Jourdan Valkner Krause, OD, Midwestern University

 

 

The 2023 Student Travel Fellowship recipients are: 

 

 

American Academy of Optometry Student Travel Fellowship 

Adam Bayer, The Ohio State University

Kelly Bisignano, University of Houston College of Optometry

Maddison Fortman, The Ohio State University

Cassandra Huynh, University of Waterloo

Jon Kuznia, State University of New York

Venessa Machac Sailors, Rosenberg School of Optometry

Allison Noe, The Ohio State University

Suharsha Paidaimarri, University of Houston College of Optometry

Vamsi Parimi, MSc, Indiana University School of Optometry

Adam Ross, University of Houston College of Optometry

Emilio Saenz, Rosenberg School of Optometry

Erica Shelton, OD, MSc, FAAO, The Ohio State University

Lien Vu, University of Houston College of Optometry

Jesse Wang, State University of New York

Jessica Zhang, University of California Berkeley

 

Arizona Chapter Student Travel Fellowship 

Joshua Reese, Midwestern University

 

Bence Clinical Student Travel Fellowship 

Matthew Pham, University of Houston College of Optometry

 

Bence Family Leadership Student Travel Fellowship 

Tyson Montgomery, The Ohio State University

 

Beta Sigma Kappa Student Travel Fellowship 

Brianna Aheimer, Southern College of Optometry

 

Brazelton Low Vision Student Travel Fellowship 

Phillippa Dorling, New England College of Optometry

 

David Lewerenz Low Vision Student Travel Fellowship 

Rebecca Deffler, OD, MS, FAAO, Ohio State University

 

Edward I. Goodlaw Student Travel Fellowship 

Abigail Kuborn, Indiana University School of Optometry

 

Elmer H. Eger Student Travel Fellowship 

Kaylin Maxwell, The Ohio State University

Jin Yang, Nova Southeastern University

 

Frank W. Weymouth Student Travel Fellowship 

Chieh-Lin Wu, University of New South Wales

Ashwin Irungovel, State University of New York

 

Irvin M. Borish Student Travel Fellowship 

Kristine Ly, Pacific University School of Optometry

Jennyffer Smith, OD, FAAO, University of Houston College of Optometry

 

Kirschen Family Student Travel Fellowship 

Brazil Andrews, Rosenberg School of Optometry

 

Lois Schoenbrun Student Travel Fellowship 

Nia Ebrahim, State University of New York

 

Luxottica Student Travel Fellowship 

Ian Binns, The Ohio State University

 

Michael G. Harris Student Travel Fellowship 

Emily Benson, Pennsylvania College of Optometry at Salus University

 

  1. Rex Ghormley Student Travel Fellowship

Sampson Abu, OD, FAAO, The Ohio State University

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