Optometry school is not easy. It challenges students to work hard, grasp a large amount of information, apply this information, and do so by maintaining a heavy course load, clinical skills, and a personal life. In the first year of optometry school, students take foundational courses to prepare them for the next three years. Much … Continue reading Active Learning Through Demonstration: One Faculty Member’s Approach
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 UMSL Optometry Continuing Education Events
Assistant Dean Ed Bennett was awarded the Leonardo da Vinci Award from the Contact Lens Manufacturers Association for vision in establishing the focus of the CLMA and dedication to the achievement of its goals, Las Vegas, NV, January, 2018.
When you meet 3rd-year College of Optometry students Rachel Simpson and Kate Hamm, it doesn’t take long to pick up on their chemistry and their enthusiasm for optometry. This dynamic duo has already picked up a national award from Project Foresight, and now they’re venturing into the world of podcasts. After winning the Project Foresight … Continue reading Rachel’s and Kate’s Big Adventure