UMSL Faculty Brings Hands-On Experience to Local Students

College of Optometry faculty member and graduate Dr. Angel Novel Simmons (’03) may have just completed the first recruiting event for the class of 2036. Dr. Simmons, who serves as the Director of 4th Year Clinical Rotations, spent a March afternoon in the science lab at Pershing Elementary in the University City school district. The idea … Continue reading UMSL Faculty Brings Hands-On Experience to Local Students

Madison Moss ‘20 and Dr. Tom Quinn Highlight Annual GPLI Educational Program

Every year, there are numerous contact lens programs presented to our students: including the STAPLE soft toric and soft multifocal programs and the GP Lens Institute’s annual lecture and Grand Rounds program.  The latter is always presented by Dr. Tom Quinn, a top-rated lecturer from Athens, Ohio. Dr. Quinn is a former Ohio Optometric Association … Continue reading Madison Moss ‘20 and Dr. Tom Quinn Highlight Annual GPLI Educational Program

Student News

Rachel Simpson (’19) was the subject of an article entitled: “Negotiating a starting salary: a critical step in closing the wage gap” published in the March issue of Women in Optometry. Krystal Matson (’20) was featured in the April/May issue of AOA Focus for receiving the Dr. Larry J Alexander Scholarship for Education. Peter Jacques (’19) … Continue reading Student News