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COA Educator of the Year Award

Marlena Chu.
Congratulations, Dr. Marlena Chu!

We are proud to announce that Marlena Chu, OD, FAAO, was awarded Educator of the Year by the California Optometric Association (COA)! Dr. Chu was awarded at the annual COA House of Delegates; which took place in San Francisco on February 24th, 2023. Congrats, Dr. Chu!

Dr. Marlena A. Chu graduated from UC Berkeley School of Optometry, and completed a Low Vision Residency under the mentorship of Drs. Robert B. Greer and Ian Bailey. She is the Chief of Low Vision Services at the UC Berkeley School of Optometry, overseeing the low vision clinics in the Meredith Morgan Eye Center, at the California School for the Blind, and the San Francisco LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired. She is also the Chief Mentor of the Ian L. Bailey Low Vision Residency Program. She is a sought after speaker at national conferences, and a subject matter expert for the American Academy of Optometry. She is one of 71 Low Vision Diplomates worldwide in the American Academy of Optometry. Read More

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House of Delegates