Hannah Yoon is an OD/MS dual degree program student at the New England College of Optometry (NECO) in Boston, Massachusetts. She is from Rochester, NY and graduated with her Bachelor of Science degree from Boston College in 2012. As a fourth-year optometry student, she is going to be rotating through clinic sites, such as VA Long Beach, IHS Bethel, and VA Hudson Valley. She plans to pursue a residency in ocular disease/low vision after graduation.
Joan Gillard graduated from Ohio State University and worked as an Occupational Therapist for some 40 years before recently retiring. Her work experience includes adult rehabilitation in outpatient settings, in-patient rehabilitation, home health and low vision rehabilitation.
Read her thoughts, based on a telephone interview, about various issues she has seen during her career.