College of Optometry Continuing Education

Nutrition and the Eye Symposium The 11thAnnual Nutrition and the Eye Symposium took place April 7-8, 2018, at the J.C. Penney Conference Center on UMSL’s North Campus. Organized by Stuart Richer, OD, and co-sponsored by the Ocular Wellness and Nutrition Society, the speakers presented on a range of topics that fell under the nutrition umbrella. … Continue reading College of Optometry Continuing Education

UMSL Students Impress Military for Full-Ride Scholarships

UMSL Optometry recruits and admits top quality students into the program, and each year several apply for the Health Professions Scholarship Program for the U.S. Army.  This year two students received the scholarship:  (left) Kyle Carnahan (’21) and (right) Stephen Wells (’21). These two students are part of an elite group; there are only four … Continue reading UMSL Students Impress Military for Full-Ride Scholarships

Strong Performance by the Class of 2019 on NBEO Part One

The College of Optometry was very pleased to receive the results of the NBEO Part One exam. According to Dr. Ed Bennett, Assistant Dean of Student Services and Alumni Relations, “the class of 2019 had an outstanding performance on Part One, the most comprehensive – if not rigorous – of the three NBEO examinations.  Their … Continue reading Strong Performance by the Class of 2019 on NBEO Part One