The Chicago College of Optometry at Midwestern University is ASCO’s newest member. The college’s inaugural class of approximately 60 students will begin their studies in fall 2017. The new four-year program, located in Downers Grove, Ill., will provide a strong foundation in the basic and visual sciences, the application of scientific principles to diagnosis and management of eye disorders, and extensive patient care experiences under the supervision of expert optometric faculty members.
The university appointed Dr. Sunny M. Sanders as Founding Dean of the new college. Previously, Dr. Sanders was an Associate Dean and Associate Professor at Midwestern University – Arizona College of Optometry.