Dr. B. Ralph Chou

Honorary Membership
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Dr. Chou has excelled in both service to and for the profession of optometry, and in outstanding public service in the vision and eye care field.  In addition to serving as the founding Secretary of the Canadian Examiners in Optometry, he co-authored over 25 papers related to eye safety and remains active in compliance issues through his membership on the Technical Committee on Industrial Eye and Face Protection at the Canadian Standards Association.  He has served as Editor in Chief of the Canadian Journal of Optometry for many years, and has been an international spokesperson for information about eye protection during solar eclipses for over 30 years, representing the profession on sun safety committees both provincially and nationally.