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MOA recognizes outstanding members for 2018

The Mississippi Optometric Association recognized six of its members at its 2018 annual Fall Conference in Jackson. The association presents the awards annually to recognize significant contributions to the profession of optometry, paraoptometry, and the general public. Dr. David Parker, O.D., of Olive Branch, was presented with the inaugural Healthcare Award for serving as an advocate for patient safety and ...

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Johnson named distinguished alumni

Dr. Linda Johnson of Jackson is the 2018 Indiana University School of Optometry Foley House Distinguished Alumni. The award is the highest honor the school awards to its alumni. Johnson is a 1978 graduate of IUSO, becoming the first African American woman optometrist in Mississippi. She is the Director of Optometry Services at the Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center. Over the ...

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