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Georgia House of Representatives Honors GOA President

The Georgia House of Representatives recognized GOA President, Dr. Nhung Brandenburg for her dedicated services to the Georgia Optometric Association (GOA). The resolution states "Dr. Nhung Brandenburg is hereby recognized and commended by the members of the House of Representatives for her substantial commitment to the Georgia Optometric Association and the general welfare of all Georgians."

To access the complete resolution click HERE .

Congratulations, Dr. Brandenburg!

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Welcome New Members

  • Dr. Matthew Barrett, UAB, 3rd district
  • Dr. David Gibson, SCO, 1st district
  • Dr. Derek Black, SCO, 5th district
  • Dr. Neda Elijah, Southern California College of Optometry, 5th district
  • Dr. Melissa Keller, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, 1st district
  • Dr. Rohit Sharma, New England College of Optometry, 5th district
  • Dr. Derrick Badaracco, New York, 9th district
  • Dr. Lacy Alvarez, NOVA Southeastern, 1st district
  • Dr. Adriana Escobar, NOVA Southeastern, 4th district
  • Dr. Hae Chun, Illinois College of Optometry, 5th district
  • Dr. Jarvis Johnson, SCO, 1st district
  • Dr. Brittany Newman, Ohio State, 7th district
  • Dr. Katelyn Lohman, UAB, 7th district