Board Nominations Due February 15

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Nominate a deserving AROA member for 2023 award by February 15, 2023.

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Nathan Baggett is the recipient of the 2022 Dr. William H. Townsend Scholarship and the Dr. George A. Haas Scholarship given by the Arkansas Eye Associates. 



Meet the 2022-2023 ArOA Board of Directors

 President: Dr. Melia Robertson, President-Elect: Dr. James Hertzog, Vice-President: Dr. Alex Bell; Secretary/Treasurer: Dr. Julie M. Dolven, Immediate Past President: Dr. Joe Sugg

Directors: Dr. Rusty Simmons, Dr. Katie Brown, Dr. Allison Hall, Dr. Justin Beavers, Dr. Sarah Lunsford, Dr. Barrett Brown

Advisor to the board: Dr. Chevron Ergle