Honors & Awards

Award/Institution Year
The Histochemical Society
Experimental Biology Research Award
2017-
Fellowship Award
American Academy of Optometry (AAO)
2017-
Young Investigator Award
Society of Pediatric Research (SPR) Mentoring Program
2016-
LRP Award
National Eye Institute/NIH
2015-17
Centennial Scholars Program Award
University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
2014-17
RRF/Joseph M. and Eula C. Lawrence 2013 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Foundation Award & Travel Grant 2013
Young Investigator’s Award
Pediatric Academic Society (PAS)
2012
Mead Johnson Fellow’s Research Travel Grant
American Academy of Pediatrics Developmental Medicine Symposium
2012
Federation of American Societies of Experimental Biology (FASEB)/MARC ASIP Research Award 2012
Compassionate Caregiver Award
Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD
2008
Guest Speaker Appreciation Award
Alpha Kappa Lamba Sorority, Shreveport, LA Chapter
2006
Graduated First class honors (summa cum laude)
Abia State University, Class of 1998
1998
Best Graduating Student
School of Optometry, Abia State University, Uturu, Nigeria
1998
Best Clinician Award
Nigerian Optometric Association (NOA)
1998
First Prize
Dr. N. Nwaba Optometry Award for Excellence
1998