Mark Prussian, Chief Executive Officer of The Eye Care Institute, was awarded the Volunteer of the Year Award at the annual fundraising gala for the American Diabetes Association Louisville area market. The award was presented at a black tie dinner at The Galt House hotel on February 14, 2009. Prussian served as co-chair of the annual Step Out Walk To Fight Diabetes during October 2008. For 2009, Prussian is on the Leadership Council of the local chapter of the American Diabetes Association.
Prussian has also been recognized as a Business First Partner in Health Care. The award recognizes businesspeople who offer support to the Greater Louisville health care industry. A print profile of Prussian is featured in the March 6, 2009 supplement to Business First. This is the third year in a row for Prussian receiving this recognition. Prussian also received the Business First Forty under 40 award in 1999.