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John William Lahr

John William Lahr, American Optometrist ( hlth: hlth. service)optometrist. Fellow American Academy Optometry; member American Optometric Association (eyecare benefits committee 1988-1998, chairman 1996-1998, chairman coding subcommittee.

Background

  • Lahr, John William was born on June 11, 1950 in Lafayette, Indiana, United States. Son of Willard Keith and Verly Marion (Westfall) Lahr.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Indiana U., 1972, OD, 1974. Association Doctor Earl Doelle, Grand Rapids, Minnesota, 1974-1975. Associate Doctor G. T. Gibbons, Cambridge, Minnesota, 1975-1977.

      President Cambridge Eye Clinic, 1977-1998. Principal consultant Edmonds, Lahr, Peters Consulting, Philadelphia. Consultant Grand Rapids Vocational Technology Institute, 1974-1975, Cambridge Eastern State Hospital, St. Cloud Vocational Technology Institute, 1979-1987, Sandstone Federal Corresponding Institute, 1982-1988.

      Director marketing American's Doctors of Optometry, Tracy, Minnesota, 1982-1987.

    Career

    • Associate Doctor Earl Doelle, Grand Rapids, Minnesota, 1974-1975, Doctor G.T. Gibbons, Cambridge, 1975-1977. President Cambridge Eye Clinic, 1977-1998. Principal consultant Lahr Consulting Associates, Cambridge, Minnesota.

      Director primary eye services STAAR Surgical, since 1999. Medical director Eye Medical Vision Plan, since 2001. Consultant Grand Rapids Vocational Technology Institute, 1974-1975, Cambridge State Hospital, St. Cloud Vocational Technology Institute, 1979-1987, Sandstone Federal Corresponding Institute, since 1982.

      Director marketing American's Doctors of Optometry, Tracy, Minnesota, 1982-1987. Science advisory board Biosyntrx, since 2003.

    Politics

    God seeks to transform relationship with and between people. If politics is about how we choose to live together and to treat one another, there is surely a place for discerning the activity of God in politics.

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    The Gospel shows the manner and the necessary work to be done, by which salvation can be achieved. This is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living.

    Views

    There are different understandings about the Bible's authority in our lives. The task of every believer is to use different Bible translations and commentaries in order to discover the word of God.

    Membership

    Fellow American Academy Optometry. Member American Optometric Association (eyecare benefits committee 1988-1998, chairman 1996-1998, chairman coding subcommittee, federal health care entitlement committee 1990-1998, clinical guidelines committee 1994-1998, chairman eye care benefits center since 1996), Minnesota Optometric Association (president 1987-1988, Optometrist of Year 1990-1991), Metropolitan District Optometric Society, (president 1982-1983), Cambridge Chamber of Commerce.

    Connections

    • Married Mary Jo Geffert, September 11, 1976. Children: Brian, Jennifer, Suzanne.
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    Born June 11, 1950
    (age 67)