The AOA announced the recipients of its 2020 awards in April. We’re recognizing all of their accomplishments, along with taking a closer look at some of their stories.
The Optometrist of the Year Award: Kenneth Lawson, OD, of Florida
The Young Optometrist of the Year Award: Roya Attar, OD, MBA, FAAO, of Mississippi • Read our story with Dr. Attar
The Optometric Educator Award: Caroline Beesley Pate, OD, FAAO, of Alabama • Read our story with Dr. Pate
The Paraoptometric of the Year Award: Janet Millis, CPOT, of Illinois
The Distinguished Service Award: Roger Jordan, OD, of Wyoming