Welcome to WO Voices, a podcast series from Women In Optometry, featuring women ODs and others who talk about some aspect of practice, business, career choices, family, volunteer interests, leadership in the profession and more.
WO Voices is a chance to share ideas within the WO community and beyond. It’s another platform to bring women’s voices in the profession to the fore. If you’d like to join us on a podcast episode, we’d love to hear from you.
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Dr. Stacey Coulter: The Littlest Eyes - Pediatric Optometry
Rachel A. “Stacey” Coulter, OD, MSEd, FAAO, FCOVD, associate professor in NSU’s College of Optometry, discusses the importance of pediatric optometry, why she's passionate about it and how ODs can find their comfort level with kids.
Dr. Sherrol Reynolds: The National Optometric Association's Mission and History
Sherrol Reynolds, OD, FAAO, president of the National Optometric Association talks about the organization's rich 50-year-history and its mission to advance the visual health of the minority population and recruit and support minorities in optometry.
Dr. Theresa Colonna: Use Customized Video Training for Staff
Theresa Colonna, OD, of Westminster Eyecare Associates in Providence, Rhode Island, has mastered a strategy for consistent and thorough staff training in the use of instrumentation and procedures: customized video. Hear how she developed this process as the staff at this practice grew to 65 employees. And you can learn more about the videos themselves here.
Dr. Pam Lowe: The Three Pillars of Practice Success
Pamela Lowe, OD, FAAO, of Niles, Illinois, discusses the three essential pillars to a successful practice and professional life: advocacy, education and practice management.
Dr. Sherrol Reynolds - The Three Silent Killers: A Campaign from the NOA
Sherrol Reynolds, OD, FAAO, president of the National Optometric Association talks about Three Silent Killers, one of the public awareness campaigns from the NOA focused on diabetes, high blood pressure and glaucoma. Call the NOA at 877-394-2020 for brochures.
Dr. Lauretta Justin: What to Look for in Team Members
Lauretta Justin, OD, of Millennium Eye Center in Orlando, Florida, talks about the advantage of a four-hour final work interview. It's one of the elements of pulling together a team that can do magic for a practice.