ISEPS Capitol Eye Screening & Advocacy Day -- 2015



The Illinois Society of Eye Physicians & Surgeons was pleased to host the 2015 State Capitol Eye Screening and Advocacy Day on Thursday, March 26.  At this event, volunteer EyeMDs offered free eye screenings to members of the legislature, their staff and visitors to the capitol.  This also was an opportunity for ophthalmologists to visit their own state representatives and senators, as well as leaders of the General Assembly.



2015 Event Details . . .

Governor Rauner with ISEPS volunteers

  • Thursday, March 26 -- 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Illinois State Capitol - Springfield
  • Outcomes -- nearly 50 eye screenings were completed, including about 15 members of the Illinois General Assembly
  • Volunteers
    • Eye Physicians & Surgeons:  Chris Albanis, MD; Ahmad Aref, MD; Jim Kapustiak, MD; Pete Lagouros, MD; and David Palmer, MD
    • Loyola University Residents Mackenzie Becker, MD and Rima Patel, MD
    • Non-physician staff:   Illinois Eye Center, Peoria:  Ron Moss;  Arbor Center for Eye Care, Homewood:  Rita Gallagher, Emily Daudell, Lacey Heis and Jan Surma-Burk
    • ISEPS Staff:  Richard Paul, executive director; Vince Persico, lobbyist
  • View a PHOTO ALBUM from the day's highlights


Questions?  Contact the ISEPS executive director, Rich Paul
    Phone:  847-680-1666
    Email:  [email protected]


Last Updated on Wednesday, April 01, 2015 03:22 PM