For immediate release
New York, NY, October 12, 2023— The Ocular Wellness and Nutrition Society
(OWNS), a leading organization dedicated to advancing ocular health through nutrition and wellness, is thrilled to announce a significant expansion of its leadership team with the addition of accomplished board members and the establishment of an esteemed advisory committee.
As part of its ongoing commitment to elevating the standard of eye care and wellness, OWNS has appointed Joseph Pizzimenti OD, FAAO, FORS, FNAP; Lara Zakaria PharmD MS, CDN, CNS, IFMCP; Ansel Johnson OD; Dr. Kaleb Abbott OD, MS, FAAO to its board of directors. Each of these individuals brings a wealth of expertise, passion, and dedication to the organization’s mission.
Additionally, OWNS is proud to introduce the formation of an Advisory Committee, a pivotal step toward fostering further collaboration in the field of ocular health and wellness. This committee comprises Jeffrey Anshel OD, FAAO; Marc Grossman OD, L.Ac; and Paul Chous, MA, OD, FAAO.
This expansion is led by the existing highly dedicated board with the new leadership role of President, Neda Gioia, OD, CNS, FOWNS, CFMP with immediate past president Dr. Julie Poteet OD, MS, CNS, FOWNS in addition to its current board Dennis Ruskin, OD, FAAO; Dorothy L. Hitchmoth, OD, FAAO, ABO, ABCMO DIPLOMATE; Steven Pratt, MD, FACS, ABIHM.