Educator of The Year Award Recipients

2019

2019 IACLE Americas Contact Lens Educator of the Year 2019 IACLE Asia Pacific Contact Lens Educator of the Year 2019 IACLE Europe/Africa – Middle East Contact Lens Educator of the Year
Dr Rubén Velázquez Professor Craig Woods Dr Fabrizio Zeri

2018

2018 IACLE Americas
Contact Lens Educator of the Year
2018 IACLE Asia Pacific
Contact Lens Educator of the Year
2018 IACLE Europe / Africa – Middle East
Contact Lens Educator of the Year
Professor Lyndon Jones Assistant Professor Runa Mazumder Wim Borst (left) and Henri Eek (right)

2017

2017 IACLE Americas
Contact Lens Educator of the Year
2017 IACLE Asia Pacific
Contact Lens Educator of the Year
2017 IACLE Europe / Africa – Middle East
Contact Lens Educator of the Year
Professor Jan Bergmanson Professor Koon-Ja Lee Dr Yazan Gammoh

2016

2016 IACLE Americas
Contact Lens Educator of the Year
2016 IACLE Asia Pacific
Contact Lens Educator of the Year
2016 IACLE Europe / Africa – Middle East
Contact Lens Educator of the Year
Dr Jorge Giovanni Vargas Dr Prema Chande Professor James Wolffsohn

2015

2015 IACLE Americas
Contact Lens Educator of the Year
2015 IACLE Asia Pacific
Contact Lens Educator of the Year
2015 IACLE Europe / Africa – Middle East
Contact Lens Educator of the Year
Martín Giraldo Professor Monica Chaudhry Helmer Schweizer

2014

2014 IACLE Americas
Contact Lens Educator of the Year
2014 IACLE Asia Pacific
Contact Lens Educator of the Year
2014 IACLE Europe / Africa – Middle East
Contact Lens Educator of the Year
Sergio Garcia
Dr Sergio GarciaDr Rajeswari Mahadevan Dr Eef van der Worp

IACLE Travel Award Recipients

2019 Travel Award winner – Joseph Afonne, from the Mzuzu University, Mzuzu, Malawi. Attended BCLA Clinical Conference & Exhibition.

2019 Travel Award winner – Fakhruddin Barodawala, from the SEGi University, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia. Attended Asia Pacific Optometric Congress.

2019 Travel Award winner – Maheswari Srinivasan, Shri Prakash Institute of Optometry, Chennai, India. Attended AOCLE Annual Workshop, Pacific University, Oregon, USA.

2019 Travel Award winner – Wan-Yun (Connie) Tsung, from the Central Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei, Taiwan. Attended AOCLE Asia Pacific Optometric Congress.

2019 Travel Award winner – Ma Yuying, from the Wuxi Vocational Institute of Arts & Technology, Wuxi, China. Attended AOCLE Asia Pacific Optometric Congress.

2018 Travel Award winner – Sabrina Lara, from the Universidad Nacional Villa Maria in Córdoba, Argentina.  Attended FEDOPTO Congress in Barranquilla, Colombia in August 2018.

2018 Travel Award winner – Ahmed Sherry, from the Modern University for Business and Science in Beirut, Lebanon, represented IACLE at the Association of Optometric Contact Lens Educators’ Annual Workshop in May/June 2018, also in San Antonio.

2018 Travel Award winner – Martha Garcia, from Universidad Santo Tomas in Bogotá, Colombia, travelled to Academy 2018 in San Antonio, Texas, USA in November.

2017 Travel Award winner – Kristina Mihić, University of Applied Sciences Velika Gorica, Croatia.

2016 Travel Award winner – Eman Alzghoul, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan.

2015 Travel Award winner – Dumpati Srikanth, Faculty in the Bausch + Lomb School of Optometry, Hyderabad, India.

2014 Travel Award winner – Wang Ling, Jinling Institute of Technology, Nanjing, China.

2013 Travel Award winner – Kishor Sapkota, Nepal Eye Hospital, Kathmandu Nepal.