Submission Deadline: Friday, October 27 – noon Eastern
Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health
The Jenny Pomeroy Award for Excellence in Vision and Public Health is presented annually to an individual, team, or organization that has made significant contributions to the advancement of public health related to vision and eye health at the community, state, national and/or international level. Among the highest honors Prevent Blindness bestows, this prestigious award consists of formal acknowledgement and a commemorative plaque to be presented at the Focus on Eye Health National Summit in Washington, DC on July 18, 2018. It further comes with an invitation to present on this work as the closing plenary speaker of the Summit. The award serves as a living memorial to Jenny Pomeroy, who served as the CEO of Prevent Blindness Georgia from 1996 until 2013 and brought a passionate understanding of public health to her work and our mission.
An individual, team, or organization that has made an outstanding contribution to the field of public health and vision and eye health at a community, state, national, and/or international level. If awarded, the nominee must be available to present at the 2018 Focus on Eye Health National Summit in Washington, DC on July 18, 2018 to receive the award. Travel expenses will be covered from anywhere in the United States (if international, note Prevent Blindness will reimburse airfare up to $600).
The deadline for submissions is Friday, October 27 at noon Eastern.