The UMSL College of Optometry, in recent years, has experienced numerous very positive developments. Certainly, the opening of the Patient Care Center (PCC) in September 2016 was a seminal moment in the history of the College. That said, the hiring of seven new faculty in the past three years has had a remarkable effect on … Continue reading New UMSL Faculty Bring Expertise, Dedication, and Positivity
When almost every applicant interviews with the hope of being admitted into the UMSL College of Optometry, they do so with the belief that they ultimately want to help people . . . to make a difference in someone’s life. Certainly, when the College was established in 1980, there was a need for optometrists in … Continue reading Overcoming All Obstacles to Make a Difference: the Story of Dr. Eric Stein
In recent years, the UMSL College of Optometry has greatly benefitted from the fact that 13 graduates (or soon to graduate) from the Classes of 2017, 2018, and 2019 have a parent who also graduated from the College. While some students who have a parent’s practice waiting for them upon graduation might be tempted to … Continue reading Drs. Tami and Torie Soriano: Representing Everything That is Good About the Profession
If you drew on a map the miles logged by Assistant Clinical Professor Jessica Tu, you’d see a lot of lines crisscrossing North America. Dr. Tu, newest faculty member in the College of Optometry, has taken quite the journey to get here. At age 14, Jessica Tu went for an eye examination, and was taken … Continue reading New Faculty Spotlight: Jessica Tu, O.D.