Geoff Tabin receives eChievement award

Chairman and co-founder Dr. Geoff Tabin receives the eChievement award from eTown, a nationally syndicated radio show.

Dr. Geoff Tabin founded the Himalayan Cataract Project with Nepalese ophthalmologist Dr. Sanduk Ruit in 1995. Since that time, together with partners in south Asia when he was working at the UVM College of Medicine in 1995. Since then, Dr. Tabin, co-founder Nepalese ophthalmologist Dr. Sanduk Ruit, and our partners have trained over 10,400 eye care providers from 43 countries and supported eye care screening and treatment for over 7 million people in developing countries, including over 624,000 sight-restoring surgeries.

Founded in 1991, eTown is a nationally-syndicated radio show heard weekly on over 300 public, community and commercial stations across North America and via podcast. Every eTown show is taped in front of a live audience, and features performances from many of today’s top musical artists as well as thought-provoking interviews and the presentation of the listener-nominated eChievement Award recognizing everyday people who have made a difference in their community or beyond. 

Listen to the award presentation.