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Call for Nominations for Two Vision Awards

Prevent Blindness has announced a call for nominations for the “2022 Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence and Public Health” and the third annual “Rising Visionary Award.” These awards will be presented at the 11th Annual Prevent Blindness Focus on Eye Health National Summit to be held virtually July 13-14, 2022. The Jenny Pomeroy Award honors “an individual, group, or organization that has made significant contributions to the advancement of public health related to vision and eye health…” Prevent Blindness’ Rising Visionary Award recognizes an optometry, primary health care, nursing, or health professional student or resident in the U.S. who has the “best overall application and essay” addressing the 2022 National Summit theme: Eye-conic Approaches to Eye Health. The deadline for submissions for both awards is February 4, 2022 at noon ET. For more information on the awards, including links to the nomination forms, read the Call for Nominations for 2022 Prevent Blindness Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health and Rising Visionary Award.