Optometric Education

The Journal of the Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry

Optometric Education: Volume 44 Number 1 (Fall 2018)


Recipients of the 2018 ASCO Educational Starter Grants

The Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry (ASCO), along with The Vision Care Institute, LLC, an affiliate of Johnson & Johnson Vision Care Inc., awarded two Educational Starter Grants this year. The recipients and their research projects are:

  • Shankaran Ramaswamy, PhD, MCPHS University — “Relationship Between Grit and Academic Performance in Optometry Students”
  • Joshua Cameron, PhD, Western University of Health Sciences — “Advantages of 3D Printed Physical Models Over Computer Generated Models and Textbooks”

ASCO applauds all of the faculty who submitted grant applications this year and appreciates their commitment to improving teaching and learning and moving the profession forward.