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Alumni Wins 2014 Young Optometrist of the Year Award

Williams awarded 2014 Young Optometrist of the Year

   Dr. Dawn Williams (Class of 2003) was the 2014 recipient of the Young Optometrist of the Year Award announced by the Kansas Optometric Association, April 25, 2014, at the organization’s 114th Annual Convention and Seminar at the Capitol Plaza Hotel in Topeka.   This award recognizes young optometrists who have demonstrated outstanding involvement in their community and the optometric profession. 
Dr. Dawn Williams   (Photo Courtesy Kansas Optometric Association)

Dr. Williams is a 2003 graduate of the University of Missouri St. Louis College of Optometry. Aside from optometry  Dr. Williams is active in her church as a teacher and volunteer. She has worked as a volunteer at the Western Kansas Low Vision Clinic for the last five years.  Her optometry career has taken her to Colorado and Kansas where she has practiced.  

She is a graduate of the Colorado Optometric Association Leadership program. In 2009, she helped develop the program curriculum and co-chair the first Kansas Optometric Association (KOA) Leadership Class. She has served on the Kansas Optometric Association Board of Directors since 2011.   Currently, Dr. Williams practices in Garden City, KS with Drs. Hoch, Gerstberger, Nguyen and Dahl.

Congratulations Dr. Williams on this honor!!!


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