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Ocular Wellness and Nutrition Society Welcomes PhDs to its Leadership Team

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February 21, 2024

MASSAPEQUA PARK, N.Y. —  The Ocular Wellness and Nutrition Society (OWNS), a nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing eye health through nutrition and wellness, has announced the next phase expansion of its advisory committee leadership. This includes the addition of four esteemed PhD holders, Allen Taylor, PhD; Maria Markoulli, PhD, MOptom, GradCertOcTher, FBCLA, FAAO; Pankaj Kapahi, PhD; and Elizabeth J. Johnson, PhD, FACN, FICS. This coincides with the second term of its executive board, marking a significant step to continue the society’s commitment to fostering robust scientific research alongside providing evidence-based recommendations for ocular wellness.

“Their exceptional skills and commitment to scientific rigor will significantly strengthen our progress into 2024,” stated Neda Gioia, OD, CNS, FOWNS, president of OWNS.

The Ocular Wellness and Nutrition Society is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the role of nutrition in eye health. Through education, and advocacy, OWNS seeks to empower individuals and health care professionals with knowledge and resources for optimal ocular wellness.


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