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Dr. Leslie O’Dell National Award – Dr. Leslie O’Dell Honored with National Award Press Release

Nov 14, 2023

Dr. Leslie O’Dell Honored with National Award


Dr. O’Dell recognized with Theia Award from Women in Optometry in the Innovation Category for her pioneering work in medical Optometry


Each year, national publication Women in Optometry selects female leaders in the eye care field to honor with its Theia Awards. This year, Dr. Leslie O’Dell, FAAO, Medical Director for MOA – Shrewsbury was selected for this prestigious award.

Dr. O’Dell was honored in the Innovation Category for her groundbreaking work with MOA and medical Optometry. All Theia Award honorees were celebrated at an event at the recent American Academy of Optometry meeting in San Diego, CA. Dr. O’Dell was presented with the award by Women In Optometry Editor-in-Chief Marjolijn Bijlefeld.

“I am grateful to be honored alongside so many other inspiriting female leaders in our field, who have all made significant contributions to our profession,” said Dr. O’Dell. “The innovative work we are doing at MOA is important as we help fellow Optometrists realize how the medical model can benefit both patients and practitioners and the true value of practicing to the full extent of our licensure.”

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Medical Optometry America (MOA) was launched to transform the delivery of care for total ocular health by expanding access to high-quality medical eye care. MOA’s exceptional team of Medical Optometrists bring years of experience and residency training in the field of medical eye care to consistently provide the highest level of patient care. Supported by the advanced technology available at MOA Diagnostic and Therapeutic Centers and the MOA Clinical Best Practices, they are committed to delivering exceptional patient outcomes and enhancing the overall delivery of care in their local healthcare networks.

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