The Class of 2023 had their graduation on Saturday, May 20th, 2023! The Herbert Wertheim School of Optometry & Vision Science graduated 69 Doctors of Optometry (OD) and 4 vision science PhD graduates. The ceremony took place at Hertz Hall, with a special commencement address from Vanessa Von Wertheim, PhD, RN, daughter of Dr. Herbert Wertheim. After the ceremony, students gathered on Minor Beach to celebrate with family, friends, faculty, and staff!
Congratulations to all of our graduates; we wish you happiness, success, and all the best!
Fourth Year Awards
On the evening of Thursday 18th, 2023, the Class of 2023 had their Fourth Year Awards Ceremony at International House (I-House). Congratulations to all of our awardees! Drs. Sara Abboud and Elsie Shin Sawai both graduated with honors in research; and Drs. Mika Moy and Glen Ozawa received the Dr. Michael G. Harris Family Classroom Teaching Award and the Dr. Roy Brandreth Teaching Award, respectively.
Many congratulations to Dr. Graham Chung, for winning the Gold Retinoscope Award, Beta Sigma Kappa Silver Medal Award, HOYA Student Leadership Award, Johnson & Johnson Award of Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care, and the Zenni Optical Award!
To see a list of all of the Fourth Year Award recipients, please click the button below.Fourth Year Awardees