BostonSight elected two new board members

May 14, 2021 Posted by BostonSight

 

BostonSight, a nonprofit eye healthcare organization and research center dedicated to saving sight and improving quality of life for patients, announced they have elected Dr. Howard Purcell and Mr. Ron Remy to the BostonSight Board of Directors.

Dr. Purcell is the current President and CEO of the New England College of Optometry (NECO). Dr. Purcell began his optometric career in a group optometric practice. In 1991, he joined the faculty of Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry, where he was a principal in the development of the Department of Cornea and Contact Lenses.  Dr. Purcell has also served as the Senior Vice President, Customer Development for Essilor of America and Senior Director of Professional Affairs for Johnson & Johnson Vision Care.  He is a Diplomate in the Cornea and Contact Lens Section of the American Academy of Optometry and a graduate of NECO.

Mr. Remy is Chief Executive Officer at Mobile Heartbeat, a software company that improves clinical collaboration by connecting patients’ care teams through a single, unified platform. Mr. Remy has more than 20 years of technology management and leadership experience. He has served as President and CEO of Auspice Corporation, and Chief Operating Officer of Modiv Media and BioMed 20/20 Technologies. He began his career as a systems engineer for Sun Microsystems. He holds a BS in electrical engineering from Brown University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

“We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Purcell and Mr. Remy to the Board,” said Sara Yost, BostonSight President and CEO. “BostonSight will benefit from their wealth of experience in private practice, academia, the optometric industry, and technology management.”

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