Academy Award Winners

Once again, Berkeley Optometry faculty, residents, students and friends will be well represented on the podium at this year’s American Academy of Optometry awards ceremony.¬†Congrats to all of the winners for a job well done!¬†

2018 Award Winners

NameGraduation YearAward
Dr. Akio KanaiSCCO 1972Brien Holden Humanitarian Award
Dr. Alexa Westerbeck2018Cornea, Contact Lenses, and Refractive Technologies Resident Travel Fellowship
Dr. Bernard Dolan1980Eminent Service Award
Dr. Celia Gong2018Corwin Contact Lens Residency Award
Dr. Chea-Yo Chang2006Garland W. Clay Award
Dr. Claudia Ruegg2011Michael G. Harris AAO Junior Faculty Travel Award
Dr. Dorothy Chou2017Douglas W. Hopkins Primary Care Residency Award
Dr. Elise Harb2022Michael G. Harris Ezell Fellowship
Dr. Gary Martinsen1989Garland W. Clay Award
Dr. Heather Van LawResidentAllergan Resident Travel Fellowship
Dr. Heidi Flyg2006Garland W. Clay Award
Dr. Jasmine Junge2014John N. Schoen Ezell Fellow
Dr. Jennine Kirby1988Garland W. Clay Award
Dr. Kristi Lew2018J&J Vision Award of Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care
Dr. Lily Wang2018Cornea, Contact Lenses, and Refractive Technologies Resident Travel Fellowship
Dr. Nevin El-NimriPhD StudentJohnson & Johnson Vision Student Travel Fellowship
Dr. Pam Satjawatcharaphong2011Michael G. Harris AAO Junior Faculty Travel Award
Dr. Sarah Sandhaus2018Allergan Resident Travel Fellowship
Dr. Vakishan NadarajahResidentCornea, Contact Lenses, and Refractive Technologies Resident Travel Fellowship
Ms. Danielle Kolschefski2020Elmer H. Eger Memorial Student Travel Fellowship
Ms. Joan Castaneda2019VSP Practice Excellence Scholarship Award
Ms. Joelle Chan2019VSP Practice Excellence Scholarship Award
Ms. Michelle Antonucci2022Johnson & Johnson Vision Student Travel Fellowship