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The SOA Proudly presents the list of New Council YR2014/2015.

Executive Council

President:
Dr Koh Liang Hwee, BSc Optom (Hons)(UK), PhD (UK)

Vice President:
Mr Winston Foo, Dip Optom, BSc Optom (USA), MSc COptom (USA)

Past Presidents:
Mr Lee Kai Hung, Dip Optom, BSc Optom (USA), MSc COptom (USA)
Mr David Chong, Dip Optom, BSc Optom (USA), MSc COptom (USA)
Hon. Secretary:
Mr Steven Chong, Dip Optom, Adv Optom, BSc Optom (USA)

Hon. Treasurer:
Mr Brian Chung Chun Pong, Dip Optom, BSc Optom (Hons) (UK)

Councilors:
- Dr Tan Kah Ooi, B Optom (Hons), MBA, PhD
- Mr Chew Wai Kwong, BSc MCOptom (UK)
- Dr Ivan Leung, BSc Optom (Hons) (HKSAR), PhD (HKSAR), FAAO
- Mr Ho Chee Kong, BSc Optom (Hons) (UK)
- Miss Chui Wen Juan, B Optom (Hons), M Optom (Aust), GCOT (UNSW)
- Mr Jason Wong Chen Shern, Dip Optom, BSc Optom (USA), MSc COptom (USA)
- Mr Jerome Lee Ming Kai, Dip Optom, BSc Optom (Hons) (UK)
- Miss Juanne Lee Pui Xin, Dip Optom (Merit), BSc Optom (Hons) (UK)

Auditors:
- Mr Roland Izaac, Dip Optom, BSc Optom (USA), MSc COptom (USA)
- Mr Simon Lam, BSc Optom (Hons), PD Optom (HK)

Education Committee

Chair: Miss Angeline Lee, Dip Optom, BSc Optom (USA), MSc COptom (USA)

Click here for our AGM photos.
Seminars Update
1. AA Singapore has launched a membership promotion for SOA members. Please click here for the flyer.

2. The Optometrists and Optician Board (OOB) has recently enhanced the Continuing Professional Education (CPE) framework for both providers and professionals. Click here for more information.

As a professional body looking out for fellow optometrists, the SOA is not only an approved CPE providers, we have also planned ahead several CPE seminars for next year. Please look out for updates here and also our Facebook page.

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SOA newsletter September 2014
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SOA Current and Past Events.


The SOA Academy has been taking great pleasure to upgrade optometry in Singapore. Currently the only local channel is the B.Sc. / M.Sc. in Clinical Optometry degree program offered by Salus University’s Pennsylvania College Of Optometry.

Enrolment for the 6th batch of B.Sc / M.Sc. in Clinical Optometry degree program has ended. Thank you all for your interest. Please look out for our update for the upcoming batches.
You may also refer to www.soaacademyonline.com for further details on the courses.



Dr Koh's contribution on STimes forum. Click to enlarge. Electronic version available here.

Dr Koh's article on the STimes. Click to enlarge.


Dr Koh's contribution on the STimes Mind Your Body. Click to enlarge.

SAF VISIONCARE PROGRAMME
SOA in collaboration with MINDEF has undertaken to sell spectacle frames and lenses to Pre-enlistees,Full-time National Servicemen (NSFs); Regulars and DXOs; and Civilians working in MINDEF/SAF;and DSTA personnel deployed in MINDEF on MINDEF Welfare benefits.
See the list of the participating Optical Shops for purchases. Take a look at the Spectacle Frames.
Looking for a registered optometrist in Singapore?

5th ASEAN OPTOMETRIC CONFERENCE

13TH & 14TH NOVEMBER 2014
Marina Mandarin Singapore
6 Raffles Boulevard
Marina Square
Singapore 039594

Venue: Level 1, Marina Mandarin Ballroom
Time: 9am to 5pm
Please visit our event website for more information.



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