Kurt V. Jahrling attended Western New England College
and received his Bachelor of Science (BS) in Biology (1983).
He began his ocularist apprenticeship in June 1983 and
became an American Society of
Ocularists (ASO) Board Approved Diplomate Ocularist
a National Examining Board of
Ocularists (NEBO) Board Certified Ocularist (BCO)
in 1989. He is currently on the ASO Board of Directors,
Education Committee, and assists with Facilities regarding
Audio Visual needs for presenters. He has lectured
often to fellow ocularists at the ASO meetings and to
the eye residents at the area hospitals in Boston and
Providence. This would include three presentations
at the Joint Meetings of the ASO and AAO. (Refer
to Publications) He is also a member of Toastmasters International.
Since 1996, he has traveled weekly to our Providence,
RI satellite office, and annually to München, Germany
for consultations on the fabrication of plastic eyes at
the Greiner Institut für Künstliche Augen.