AzOA honors member achievements

April 6, 2013

azoaThe Arizona Optometric Association (AzOA) honored Past AOA President Al Levin, O.D., with its Lifetime Achievement Award at the annual Bronstein Cornea and Contact Lens seminar in Scottsdale, Ariz., Jan. 12, 2013.

After retiring from private practice in Pennsylvania, Dr. Levin moved to Arizona and served as the AzOA executive director for 10 years. He was joined for this special event by several out-of-state family members.

A World War II veteran, Dr. Levin graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1951, spent his entire life advocating for the profession, and received OD of the year awards from the AzOA and the Pennsylvania Optometric Association.

Shown, from left, Gilbert Wong, O.D., AzOA immediate past president, Larry Levin, son; Al Levin, O.D.; Kennylen Levin, daughter-in-law; Hinda Levin-Kreiger, daughter; and Marc Levin, son.

One comment

  1. What a well deserved award! Dr. Levin has been a Mentor to so many and especially to me. If it had not been for him the Paraoptometrics would have never been recognized by the AOA 35 years ago. His wisdom and guidence over the years has been respected by many.
    Carol Schartner
    First Chair, AOA Paraoptometric Section

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