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Saving Sight Welcomes MU Health Care’s Fraunfelder as New Board Member from Columbia

MU Health Care's Dr. FraunfelderColumbia, Mo. (November 29, 2017) – Frederick Fraunfelder, MD, MBA, director of University of Missouri Health Care’s Mason Eye Institute and chair of the Department of Ophthalmology at the MU School of Medicine, will join Saving Sight’s board of directors in the 2017-2018 fiscal year. Fraunfelder, an ophthalmologist, will join the board for his first three-year term as a community board member.

Connect with Saving Sight at ESCRS 2017

Patrick Gore at the 2016 ESCRS conference in Copenhagen.Lets's connect at ESCRS 2017!

Our Saving Sight team is excited to be back at the annual European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons (ESCRS) Congress October 7-11, 2017.  We'd love the opportunity to connect with ophthalmologists, surgeons and other eye care professionals while there. Patrick Gore, Chief Business Development Officer at Saving Sight, will be at ESCRS and looks forward to hearing how Saving Sight can best suit your ocular needs in a simple and convenient way. Please reach out to Patrick Gore soon to coordinate a time to connect at the conference. 

We look forward to an enriching conference in Lisbon!

For additional information: Patrick Gore, Chief Business Development Officer, 816.255.1337


Saving Sight Expands KC Team

New employees meet in Kansas City for new employee orientation with Jenny McElhany, Human Resources Manager.Kansas City, Mo. (August 30, 2017) – The addition of 7 new employees to Saving Sight’s Kansas City location adds several new roles to help aid in the organization's mission to change lives by saving sight. These new positions allow Saving Sight to continue in growth and innovation as one of the nation’s leading providers of corneal tissue for transplantation. The new employees are Kevin Wright, Business Development Manager; Dana Froehlich, Client Services Specialist; Leon Hill, Recovery Manager; Ben Robertson, IT Administrator; Emily Cushing, Laboratory Technician; Heather Kaiser, Quality Assurance Specialist; and Tamara McCully, part time Recovery Technician.