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2004 - 2005 Project Results

Congratulations to the following award group winner for the 2004-2005 Faculty Community-Based Applied Research Grant. This award is jointly funded by Nova Southeastern University and the Children's Services Council, and addresses a real need in Broward County.  

Identification of Obstacles to Vision Care after Failed Vision Screenings For Broward Kindergarten and First Grade School Minority Children

  • Janet L. Leasher, O.D., M.P.H - College of Optometry
  • Sherrol A. Reynolds, O.D. - College of Optometry
  • Rachel A. Coulter, O.D., F.A.A.O., F.C.O.V.D. - College of Optometry

The purpose of this study is to identify current barriers to access vision care services in at-risk, primarily black kindergartners and first graders in Broward County, in order to provide information that can be used by community-based programs to improve the quality of life for this population.

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