March 2020
Dear NEHEP Partners,

At NEI, we’re always looking for innovative ways to help you promote eye health in your community. Take a moment to explore these helpful resources — and find out how you can help us spread the word about healthy vision throughout the year! 

Kristina Beaugh Savitske, MPH, CHES
Director, National Eye Health Education Program (NEHEP)
Learn about diabetic eye disease and earn CE credits
Seeing Eye to Eye is a professional education initiative about diabetic eye disease that NEI developed with Prova Education. Health care providers can earn continuing education credits by completing an online course about diabetic retinopathy.
Eye doctor talks to patient about eye health material
Explore CDC’s Vision and Eye Health Toolkit
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) new toolkit helps public health agencies assess vision impairment in their communities, build partnerships, and implement interventions to improve vision and eye health.
Discover ARVO’s translational research journal
What is translational research, and how is the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) working to advance it toward real-world solutions? In this article, Marco Zarbin, MD, PhD, FARVO highlights the value of ARVO’s open-access Translational Vision Science and Technology (TVST) journal and the future of the field.
Tune in to the Hadley Presents podcast
Hadley Presents brings you the inside scoop on a wide range of topics about vision loss. This election year, don’t miss the Voting with a Visual Impairment episode for helpful tips on everything from registering to vote to casting your ballot.
Calendar of Events
NEI’s More Than Meets the Eye campaign
NEI is putting eye health in the national spotlight with the More Than Meets the Eye 2020 campaign. Use the hashtag #MoreThan2020 to join the conversation, and don’t forget to follow NEI on social media for the latest campaign updates!
Other Events
This year : Healthy People 2030 launch event postponed
This year : American Optometric Association  #2020EyeExam initiative
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