Dr. Lewis Reich, Professor and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, has been named Interim President at Southern College of Optometry (SCO) following the recent resignation of Dr. Richard W. Phillips. Dr. Reich joined the SCO faculty in 2008 after nearly a decade with the Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry. Dr. J. Bart Campbell, previously the Chair of Optometric Education at SCO, was named Interim Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Also: Dr. Phillips, former ASCO President-Elect, was recently named Optometrist of the South by SECO
International. He was honored in part for his leadership that led to the construction of a new academic complex while he was President of SCO and for encouraging optometry students to become more involved in their profession at the regional and national levels.