Dr. W. David Sullins, Jr. InfantSEE Award

Optometry Cares - The AOA Foundation and the InfantSEE program honor the memory of Dr. W. David Sullins, Jr. through the Dr. W. David Sullins, Jr. InfantSEE Award, which honors the late optometrist's inspiring and passionate leadership as a driving force in the profession of optometry. A memorial fund was established after his passing in 2005 and led to the creation of this award.

Sullins 2019

The Dr. W. David Sullins, Jr. InfantSEE Award recognizes an individual doctor of optometry who has made significant contributions to optometry or his/her community for outstanding public service involving the InfantSEE program. The award is presented annually at the AOA House of Delegates at Optometry's Meeting®. Each recipient is awarded a medallion and travel reimbursement up to $1,000. 

Nominations for the Award may be submitted by InfantSEE State Advocates (ISAs), any member of the AOA, any faculty member of the schools & colleges of optometry, AOA committees, commissions, councils, sections, groups, affiliated associations and societies, and other optometric organizations. Nominees must be doctors of optometry who meet the criteria established for the Award.