Agneta Rydberg, Sweden - 2018 Stephenson Honorary Fellow Awardee!

Agneta Rydberg, Sweden, was selected as the 2018 Stephenson Honorary Fellow Awardee. The IOA congratulates her to this highly deserved award. Her award will be presented at 2018 IOA AGM scheduled to be held in the Netherlands this fall.

Jan Roelof Polling, the incoming President 2018 will be notifying you with the date and location of the AGM later this summer. 

The Stephenson award recognizes orthoptists’ outstanding contributions and distinguished service to the profession of orthoptics at the local and international level and Agneta is well deserving of this prestigious award. Some of her many accomplishment include:

  • Participation in the development of orthoptic training in Scandinavia - Karolinska Institute

  • Instructor/Program Head - Karolinska Institut

  • First orthoptist in Scandinavia to receive PhD

  • Encouraged and inspired other orthoptists in pursuing orthoptic basic science and clinical research 

  • served on IOA COM for 8 years as the Scandinavian member - served on both CSPC and COC committees

  • Swedish rep on OCE 

  • IOA 2012 Burian Lecturer 

News

2 Swiss orthoptists visited the IOA Exchange Program host site in Houston, Texas, U.S.A. and sent us their wonderful report about their experiences! Visit Services/Exchange and Volunteer Program, Switzerland ↔ U.S.A. and enjoy their lovely report and pictures as well as for more information on this program. 

Agneta Rydberg, Sweden, was selected as the 2018 Stephenson Honorary Fellow Awardee. The IOA congratulates her to this highly deserved award. Her award will be presented at 2018 IOA AGM scheduled to be held in the Netherlands this fall.

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This years IOA Council of Management Meeting took place in Washington D.C., U.S.A. 
Representatives of 13 countries were present together with the IOA executive officers, 
the IOA President, Karen McMain, as well as the incoming President, Jan Roelof Polling.  

World Orthoptic Day Selfie Contest 2018!

It will soon be time for this year’s Twitter competition for the best #orthopticselfie. 

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IOA Photography Contest 2018
«Reflections in Orthoptics»

Mark your orthoptic calender for this event! 
 

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Recent News

2 Swiss orthoptists visited the IOA Exchange Program host site in Houston, Texas, U.S.A. and sent us their wonderful report about their experiences! Visit Services/Exchange and Volunteer Program, Switzerland ↔ U.S.A. and enjoy their lovely report and pictures as well as for more information on this program. 

Agneta Rydberg, Sweden, was selected as the 2018 Stephenson Honorary Fellow Awardee. The IOA congratulates her to this highly deserved award. Her award will be presented at 2018 IOA AGM scheduled to be held in the Netherlands this fall.

read more

This years IOA Council of Management Meeting took place in Washington D.C., U.S.A. 
Representatives of 13 countries were present together with the IOA executive officers, 
the IOA President, Karen McMain, as well as the incoming President, Jan Roelof Polling.  

World Orthoptic Day Selfie Contest 2018!

It will soon be time for this year’s Twitter competition for the best #orthopticselfie. 

read more

IOA Photography Contest 2018
«Reflections in Orthoptics»

Mark your orthoptic calender for this event! 
 

read more

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