Margaret Niktuk

Margaret Niktuk

I am a third-year student at the Ohio State University College of Optometry. I am currently the vice president of the National Optometric Student Association at OSU, activity chair for the OSU Private Practice Club, and the fundraising chair of OSU’s Student Volunteers in Optometric Service to Humanity. I hope to do a residency upon graduation.

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The Student Perspective: Using the AAO Meeting to See the Future

I received a good look into the future of healthcare and optometry—and my own career—at the 2016 American Academy of Optometry (AAO) annual meeting held in November in Anaheim, California. With more than 7,000 attendees, it was the largest AAO meeting in history, and an experience that will help shape my decisions going forward.