Dr. Victoria Molnar Weiss, O.D., F.V.A.O., F.V.I.President
Dr. Victoria Molnar Weiss is on the Board of Directors of VOSH/International and is the VOSH/International Chapter Relations Co- Chair. She has an undergraduate degree from the College of William & Mary and graduated from the State University of New York College of Optometry in 1989. She joined SVOSH at SUNY in 1985 and has been a VOSH member ever since. She traveled to Central America with VOSH-Northeast for 10 clinics.
She began her career working at the William F. Ryan Community Health Center in New York City, which is a landmark federally based clinic which has served as a model for many other clinics in NYC and elsewhere. Additionally she worked on site with the homeless and other underserved populations with the Kress Vision program and NY Downtown hospital throughout NYC.
After relocating to Central Virginia, Dr. Molnar Weiss helped to establish VOSH-Virginia (Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity) and is the current President of VOSH-Virginia. She helped to found the RAM (Remote Area Medical) mission held in Wise, Virginia. She also led 3 Clinics in New Orleans, following Hurricane Katrina, helped increase Virginia Clinics to 10 clinics a year and in all has been the Vision Director in over 80 domestic Clinics.
Dr. Weiss was President of the Board of Directors for Remote Area Medical Virginia 2014-2018. She was on the RAM (Remote Area Medical) Board of Directors from 2017-2019.
She has a private practice in Fluvanna County with her husband Doug. She examines patients in over 15 nursing homes and assisted living facilities as well.
Dr. Weiss is a Fellow of the Virginia Academy of Optometry and a Fellow of VOSH International.
Dr. Weiss is Adjunct Faculty at SUNY State College of Optometry, The Franklin Harms Society Member-VOSH and a Lion’s Club Member.
Dr. Weiss is a 2016 Board Academy Graduate of the Center for Non Profit Excellence, received the Ken Studer Friend of the Virginia Rural Health Association Award 2016, the United Way of Southwest Virginia Volunteer of the Year in Health 2015 and was Humanitarian of the Year VOSH International 2015.
A special VOSH treat this year was to join SVOSH NSU Oklahoma College of Optometry in Roatan, Honduras with her husband Doug Weiss, O.D. and sons Jeremy and Justin. They celebrated their engagement in Roatan at a VOSH clinic as students there 30 years ago!