Read the personal accounts of 2022 Jachin Misko Scholarship Recipients Nikki Smith (Kentucky Lions Eye Bank) and Kailynn Gilbert (Iowa Lions Eye Bank).
My Technician Education Seminar Experience Joseph Monahan, CTBS, New England Donor Services I’m amazed at the amount of important information I learned at the 2021 TES. It was eye opening to […]
I want to extend my sincere gratitude for the opportunity to attend this seminar. It was an honor to be chosen as the recipient of the Jachin Misko Memorial Scholarship.
The TES was everything I imagined and so much more. It was really interesting learning how eye banks operate a little differently from one another, yet all share the same goal of giving the gift of sight.
When we share information about corneal donation, we tell people that donation will affect us all. We share that donation will become part of our individual and collective story, changing the world one person at a time.
Three moments were most striking: when I attended the interactive slit lamp microscopy session, when I presented my work that was completed in my post-graduate at the Scientific Symposium, and the most thrilling thing was listening to a donor family member and a cornea recipient share their experiences. That made me more sure of what I want to do and the importance of my job which is helping people see again.