SCO Faculty Honored

SCO Faculty Honored

Several Southern College of Optometry faculty members recently received recognition: Glen Steele was presented the Distinguished Service Award by Dr. Bhagya Segu, the American Public Health Association’s Vision Care Section Chair. Dr. Steele was recognized for his longtime commitment to pediatric vision and optometric education leadership. Dan Fuller was inducted as a Diplomate in the […]

Montgomery County, Pa. School Vision Program Honored

Montgomery County, Pa. School Vision Program Honored

The Eye Institute (TEI) of Salus University was recently honored with the Montgomery County School Nurse Association’s (MCSNA) Health Partnership Award. TEI was selected in recognition of its School Vision Programs, which provides comprehensive vision care services and eyeglasses throughout the academic year to students in Philadelphia, Montgomery, and Delaware counties. Dr. Michael H. Mittelman, […]

University of Houston and Humana Announce Long-term Strategic Partnership

University of Houston and Humana Announce Long-term Strategic Partnership

Collaboration Creates the Humana Integrated Health System Sciences Institute at the University of Houston. Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, and the University of Houston announced today a long-term strategic partnership to train the health care leaders of tomorrow with a focus on advancing population health, improving health […]

SCO Honors Norma K. Bowyer with Lifetime Achievement Award

SCO Honors Norma K. Bowyer with Lifetime Achievement Award

Southern College of Optometry recently awarded its lifetime achievement award to Norma K. Bowyer, OD, a 1977 SCO graduate. Dr. Bowyer is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a member of the Armed Forces Optometric Society. She has received a number of awards and honors, including the American Optometric Foundation’s Ezell Fellowship […]

Salus PCO Welcomes Three New Faculty Members

Salus PCO Welcomes Three New Faculty Members

              Salus University’s Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) recently welcomed Drs. Alan G. Kabat, Nicholas Karbach and Patrick McManamon (left to right above). Dr. Alan Kabat will provide patient care in primary care and the dry eye specialty services at The Eye Institute (TEI) of Salus University’s Oak Lane […]

Third Year NECO Student and Partnership Team at Codman Square Health Center Receives Grant to Develop Sustainable Models for Vision Screenings and Follow-Up Care

Third Year NECO Student and Partnership Team at Codman Square Health Center Receives Grant to Develop Sustainable Models for Vision Screenings and Follow-Up Care

Ms. Julie Alejandro, a third year optometry student, is part of the research team at the Codman Square Health Center that was awarded the 2018 Boston Children’s Hospital Community Partnership Fund (CPF). The CPF identifies and funds projects from community-based programs or organizations that seek to “improve the health and well-being of children and families” […]

AZCOPT, CCO Offer Virtual Reality Labs for Student Training

AZCOPT, CCO Offer Virtual Reality Labs for Student Training

Midwestern University’s optometry programs are among the vanguard of U.S.-based optometry programs, offering virtual reality simulated heads for students to practice disease diagnosis. The Arizona College of Optometry (AZCOPT) and the Chicago College of Optometry (CCO) offer cutting-edge simulation technology via the Virtual Reality Lab, which provides students with a “virtual head” that contains three-dimensional […]

NECO Hosts STAPLE Contact Lens Program at CTC

NECO Hosts STAPLE Contact Lens Program at CTC

On Sunday, September 16, 2018, New England College of Optometry (NECO) hosted 140 students at the NECO Clinical Training Center (CTC) to participate in the fall STAPLE program (Soft Toriec and Prebyopic Lens Education). STAPLE includes two separate workshops during the year, one held in the fall focused on soft-toric contact lenses, and one in […]