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  • Lori Short

    Title: Program Manager

    Company: Iowa KidSight - University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital

    Company Description: Iowa KidSight is a joint project of the Lions Clubs of Iowa and the Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children’s Hospital, dedicated to enhancing the early detection and treatment of vision impairments in young children (target population 6 months of age through kindergarten) through screening and public education. The goals of the project are: - Objectively screen vision in infants and young children throughout all of Iowa's 99 counties–for FREE. - Educate the public about the risk of undetected vision loss. - Identify ways to sustain vision screening programs of this type.

    lori-short@uiowa.edu

    Work Phone: 319-353-7616

  • Susan Maines

    Title: Vision Screener

    Company: Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington

    Company Description: Founded in 1936, the Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington (POB) is dedicated to the improvement and preservation of sight and quality of life by providing services and education, and by championing healthy vision and innovation to everyone in our area. Each year, POB impacts approximately 13,000 community members through our evidence-based programs — including vision acuity and glaucoma screenings, eyeglasses distributions and fittings, educational vision resources and events, low vision rehabilitation services and support group networks, and more. Our organization serves the District of Columbia, Northern Virginia, and Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties of Maryland.

    smaines@youreyes.org

    Work Phone: 202-234-1010