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P. Nottingham Chaplin


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Dr. P. Kay Nottingham Chaplin, EdD, has worked in vision screening 17 years; published vision screening papers, including articles about infant vision development in year 1; conducted 178 vision screening workshops; presented more than 170 vision screening lectures at local, regional, state, national, and international venues; participated on national vision screening webinar panels; is a member of the Expert Advisory Committee to the National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health (NCCVEH) at Prevent Blindness; and is a consultant to the Vision Screening Committee of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus (AAPOS). She received her doctorate in Special Education, with an emphasis on adult learning, from West Virginia University (WVU). Dr. Nottingham Chaplin helped to create the Vision Initiative for Children (VIC) at the WVU Eye Institute, where she worked as Director and Lead Trainer for nearly 8 years. When the VIC grant ended, Dr. Nottingham Chaplin created, and currently fills, the position of Director of Vision & Eye Health Initiatives at Good-Lite and School Health Corporation. She also works as Education & Outreach Coordinator at the NCCVEH, helping to train and certify school nurses across the country in vision screening. Dr. Nottingham Chaplin is not in sales; she encourages evidence-based vision screening nationwide through a 12-Component Strong Vision Health System of Care.