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Associations & Awards

Drs. Awards and Associations at ECO

Dr. Scott Gittins:

  • AOA member
  • COA member
  • Sacramento Valley Optometric Society member.
  • Expert examiner for California state board examiners
  • Placer Herald's 'Best of the Best' award in 2017 for Best Optometrist

Dr. Randall Fuerst:

  • SVOS -- (president in 1991 and 2012)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Optometry (FAAO)
  • AOA
  • American Optometric Association, Cornea and Contact Lens Section Chair (2012)
  • Ocugenics, LLC president -- an ophthalmic technology company
  • California Optometric Assn
  • COA Young Optometrist of the Year 1991
  • National Academy of Sports Vision (NASV)  Optometrist of the year 1993
  • Speakers' Bureau - Alcon, Allergan, Bausch & Lomb, Aspire,
  • Medical Advisory Board Member, Alcon Surgical (2002-2006)
  • Holder of four patents
  • Member, Society of EyeCare Specialists
  • CEO, Pacific Laser Eye Centers Management Group, Inc (2000-2008)

Dr. Palmer Lee:

  • Young OD of the year for California, 1980
  • Sacramento Valley Optometric Association President 1981 and 2013
  • Editor of the Californian Optometric Journal 1990-2005, the Journal won several national awards during this time.
  • Director of the Sacramento Society for the Blind low vision clinic, which was honored but the city of Sacramento in 1995.
  • Published several articles in national magazines as well as lectured to numerous groups around the country on Eye Care.

Dr. Larry Larson:

  • American Optometric Association
  • California Optometric Association
  • Sacramento Valley Optometric Society
  • Vision One Credit Union Board of Supervisors
  • Ridgeview Homeowners Association board member
  • Northwest-Northern Award given for clinical excellence at graduation from Optometry School

Dr. John Coen:

  • Member of the AOA
  • Member of the California Optometric Association

    Dr. Joseph Y. Lilley:

    • American Optometric Association
    • California Optometric Association
    • Sacramento Valley Optometric Society
      • Board Member, Director of Public Relations, 1979 – 1980
      • President-Elect, 1980-1981
    • National Eye Research Foundation, International
      • Orthokeratology Section
        • Board Certification Orthokeratology, 1975
        • Board Member, 1975-1985
        • Director, Student Membership, 1976-1978
        • Director, Professional Education, 1978-1980
      • Western Orthokeratology Society
        • Board Member, 1976-1990
        • Charter Member, Contact Lens Section, AOA
    • San Diego Optometric Society, Director of Public Information & Education, 1978-1979
    • Revlon Vision Care award for “Outstanding Achievement in Lens Design”, 1982-1982

    Dr. Linda Rappa:

    • Sacramento Valley Optometric Society , member 2006 - present
    • California Optometric Association, member 2006- present
    • American Optometric Association, member 2004 -present
    • On Board of Sacrmento Valley Optometric Society:
      • 2007 - 2009 Board Director
      • 2007 - 2010 Chair of the society's annual Tahoe symposium
      • 2009 - 2010 President Elect
      • 2010 - 2011 President
      • 2011 - 2012 Immediate past president
      • 2013 - present Secretary and Education committee chair
      • 2010 Organization committee for Presidents' Council
    • California Vision Foundation-2009 - 2012
    • California Optometric Association's Young Optometrist of the Year (2010)
    • Sacramento Valley Optometric Society's Outstanding Service Award (2010)
    • MES Vision Certificate of Excellence (2009 – 2012)

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