Massih Prize

Massih Prize

Dori Carlson ’88, OD ’89 received the Kamelia Massih Prize for a Distinguished Optometrist on May 18, 2013. Carlson was the first female president of the American Optometric Association, has been a strong proponent of pediatric vision care and continues to practice with her husband in North Dakota. The prize was named for the late Kamelia Massih, a 1985 Pacific University College of Optometry alumna who passed away in March 2010 following a three-year battle with cancer. Massih’s compassion and care for her patients and community exemplified Pacific University alumni.