Statement of Andrea P. Thau, O.D., of New York, NY, President-elect of the American Optometric Association

New York, NY-(Sept. 28, 2015) - Senator Schumer is a tireless advocate for my home state of New York and for the interests of consumers. From my discussions with him and his outstanding staff, I know firsthand that no one is working harder in Washington, D. C. to ensure that patients will always be at the center of health care decisions and policies. My colleagues and I—doctors of optometry whose primary care practices serve communities across the country—heartily applaud this type of leadership and the clear vision on which it's based.