Honor One of Your Own

HUMANITARIAN OF THE YEAR AWARD

DR. HARRY I. ZELTZER LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE AWARD

OTHER GLOBAL OPTOMETRIC AWARDS

 

The HUMANITARIAN OF THE YEAR AWARD is presented at the V/I Annual Meeting to honor an individual who has distinguished him or herself during the year by bringing eye care to underserved populations. The award recognizes a VOSH member who, during the year, has improved visual welfare through leadership, invention, public health, the development of sustainable eye care and the further understanding and correction of refractive error. To nominate an individual please complete form below by May 1. The VOSH/International Humanitarian of the Year Award will be decided on or about June 1 and will be presented at the V/I Annual Meeting. (The recipient of this award is required to be present at the Annual Meeting to accept the award (or a representative in select circumstances). If the recipient cannot be present in the year for which they are nominated, then their nomination will automatically be considered for that award for the following year.) NOMINATION FORM For Humanitarian of the Year

HUMANITARIAN OF THE YEAR AWARD PAST RECIPIENTS

Bina Patel, OD (VOSH-NECO and VOSH-ONE) 2016

Victoria Mollner Weiss, OD (VOSH-VA) 2015

Jeffrey C Marshall, OD (VOSH-IN) 2014

Carl A. Sakovits, OD (VOSH-ONE) 2013

Fr. Pierre Labine  (VOSH-SANTA CRUZ, MONTREAL) 2012

Don Kuehn, OD (VOSH-KS) 2011

Joseph D’Amico, OD (VOSH-ONE) 2010

Max Bruss (VOSH-SE) 2009

Edwin Tuhy Sr, OD* (VOSH-AZ) 2008

Alfred Rosenbloom Jr, OD* (VOSH-IL) 2007

Howard J. Charles Jr * (VOSH-ONE) 2005

Philip Richmond, OD* (VOSH-ONE) 2005

Robert* and Mrs. Shirley Merriam* (VOSH-KY) 2004

*Deceased

Dr. Ruth McAndrews and Dr. Jeffrey Marshall

Drs. Ruth McAndrews and Jeff Marshall, Past Presidents VOSH/International

Dr. Bina Patel, VOSH Faculty Liaison, The New England College of Optometry

The DR. HARRY I. ZELTZER LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD is presented at the V/I Annual Meeting to a person recognized as an exemplary humanitarian by providing a lifetime of service to humanity through improving visual welfare through leadership, dedication, invention, public health, developing sustainable eye care and furthering the understanding and correction of refractive error. It is not an annual award but is awarded at the discretion of the V/I Board of Directors. The recipient of this award is recognized as one who meets the highest criteria that exemplifies the spirit of VOSH/International. To nominate an individual please complete form below by May 1. The VOSH/International Lifetime Achievement Award will be decided on or about June 1, and if awarded in that year, will be presented at the V/I Annual Meeting. (The recipient of this award is required to be present at the Annual Meeting to accept the award (or a representative in select circumstances). If the recipient cannot be present in the year for which they are nominated, then their nomination will automatically be considered for that award for the following year.) NOMINATION FORM For Harry I. Zeltzer Lifetime Achievement Award

HARRY I. ZELTZER LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD PAST RECIPIENTS

James Hess, OD (VOSH-MN) 2016

Greg Pearl, OD (VOSH-CA) 2015

Ruth S. McAndrews, OD, FVI (VOSH-IA) 2014

Brien A. Holden, PhD, DSc, OAM* (BRIEN HOLDEN VISION INSTITUTE) 2011

Harry I. Zeltzer, OD, DOS, FAAO, FVI (VOSH-ONE) 2008

*Deceased

Dr. Harry Zeltzer, Past President, VOSH/International and Ghanaian patients

The PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE AWARD is presented at the discretion of the V/I President to a premier volunteer chapter or individual of VOSH, who has demonstrated outstanding and extraordinary service during the year,  and whose recognition inspires others to take positive action to change the world.

PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE AWARD RECIPIENTS

Michel Listenberger, OD, FVI (VOSH-MI) 2016, Awarded by President Ellen Weiss, OD, FVI

Justin Manning, OD,  (VOSH-OH) 2015, Awarded by President David R. McPhillips, OD, FVI

Max Bruss,  (VOSH-SE) 2015, Awarded by President David R. McPhillips, OD, FVI

Marina Roma-March, OD, FVI (VOSH-British Columbia – TWECS) 2014, Awarded by President David R. McPhillips, OD, FVI

Natalie Venezia, Esq., FVI (VOSH-IL) 2014, Awarded by President David R. McPhillips, OD, FVI

Dr. Marina Roma-March, President, VOSH-British Columbia

OTHER GLOBAL AWARDS

Uduak C. E. Udom, FNOA, FNCO, FAAO, CPF (UK), Nigeria OD of Year/IAPB 2013
Greg Pearl, OD, IAPB, 2012
Ruth S. McAndrews, OD, Heart Of America, 2012
Lesley L. Walls, MD, OD, Heart Of America, 2009
Dale Cole, OD, Heart Of America, 2004
Sandra Bury, OD, AOA Young OD of the Year, 2004
Harry Zeltzer, Essilor-UNESCO, 2003
Bud Falkenhein, OD, DOS, FAAO, Heart Of America, 1986

Dr. Dale Cole, Past President, VOSH/International, teaching the art of making an eye glass frame