The Gold Key award for service was presented to Dr. Gordon for his professionalism and commitment to the community. Dr. Gordon has served on the board and as President of the Society of Israel Philatelists (an organization that promotes collecting and exhibiting stamps from the Holy Land, Palestine and Israel). He has also served on the board, as Chairman of the Medical Committee and as President of “The Ark” (a social service organization that assists people in need and new immigrants.)
Dr. Gordon married his wife, Aviva, in August 1979. They have three children. Their son is a School Psychologist working in the public school system. One daughter lives with her husband in Jerusalem, Israel. She is a teacher and graphic designer. The second daughter is a pre-school teacher in the Chicago area.
While attending Optometry school, Dr. Olswang interned with Dr. Julius Schulman, M.D., inventor of the no- stitch cataract surgical procedure. This allowed her to maximize her training in diagnosing and treating ocular disease. Additionally, she worked with Dr. Martin Aviles, O.D., contact lens specialist. Dr. Olswang began her post graduate career working with Dr. David Palmer, M.D., a glaucoma specialist, for two years. For the last 10 years, she has been practicing General Optometry and joined Dr. Gordon’s practice in 2010.
Dr. Olswang was raised in Rhode Island. She graduated cum laude from Brandeis University in 1993. Dr. Olswang resides in Chicago with her husband, Marc, and their two children.
Dr. Eve B. Lewis-Shapiro received her Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, from Touro College in New York and her Doctorate of Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago.
Dr. Lewis-Shapiro’s expertise includes complete comprehensive health care of the eye, detecting disease, and specializes in fittings for contact lens and glasses. She has been practicing optometry in the Chicago land area since 1996.
In addition to her professional skills, Dr. Eve is an avid baker and cook. She lives in Skokie with her family.