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2019 Theia Award Winners on WO Voices Podcast Series

Several of the 2019 Theia Award winners are featured in WO Voices podcasts, which are featured this week.

Finding Your Inner Leader

2019 Theia Award Winner for Leadership: Dori Carlson, OD, FAAO, of Park River, North Dakota, talks about how she found herself outside of her comfort zone as she grew into leadership positions in professional organizations and in her year as the American Optometric Association president, the first woman to hold that position. Click here to listen.

Life After an AOA Term

Dr. Carlson also spoke with WO Voices about advocacy. After her year as president of the American Optometric Association, she sought new outlets—in addition to a full-time return to practice and being mom to two teenage sons. Leadership development is the topic that kept drawing her. Hear more about her thoughts on leadership and what she’s doing to add to her own skills. Click here to listen.

You Can Make Myopia Management Part of Your Practice

2019 Theia Award Winner for Mentoring: Caroline Guerrero Cauchi, OD, FIAO, of La Mesa, California, describes the steps she took and teaches to help others bring myopia management techniques and counseling into their practices. Click here to listen.

Part of the Team

2019 Theia Award Winner for Innovation: As Jennifer Stewart, OD, reaches the milestone of a decade in practice ownership, she reflects on how a leap of faith became the best move in transitioning from an associate to a partner early on in her career. Dr. Stewart also shares how Performance 20/20, her sports vision training business, connects her passion for sports with her love of optometry and has allowed her the unique opportunity to collaborate with many training professionals and athletes from novice to nationally recognized. Click here to listen.

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