August Academe 2021 and Alumni and Friends Banquet

August 28-29, 2021 - 8 hrs CE available (In-person and virtual options available)Location - Renaissance Hotel, St. Louis Airport SCHEDULE: Saturday, August 281pm-3pm: Brianne Hobbs, OD, Common Misconceptions About Retinal Disease3pm-5pm: Anthony DeWilde, OD, and Elizabeth Phillips, OD, VA Grand Rounds Alumni and Friends Banquet: cocktail hour 6pm/dinner 7 pm(included with CE registration) Sunday, August … Continue reading August Academe 2021 and Alumni and Friends Banquet

UMSL Alumnus Putnam Delivers Nutrition and the Eye Keynote Lecture

Lt. Col. Christopher Putnam, OD, PhD, FAAO UMSL alumnus Lt. Col. Christopher Putnam, OD, PhD, FAAO (PhD, Vision Science, '14) presented an informative lecture on April 11, 2021, to open up this year's Nutrition and the Eye Symposium. The symposium, now in its 13th year, is co-sponsored by the Ocular Wellness and Nutrition Society. Dr. … Continue reading UMSL Alumnus Putnam Delivers Nutrition and the Eye Keynote Lecture

Sweeney Dohrman Chosen as Outstanding Optometry Educator of the Year

Dr. Sweeney Dohrman Each year the graduating class elects one faculty member to receive the Outstanding Optometry Educator of the Year award.  This award is sponsored by Beta Sigma Kappa, and is given to a faculty member who demonstrates a genuine care for the students, the profession, and the ongoing effort to engage learning in … Continue reading Sweeney Dohrman Chosen as Outstanding Optometry Educator of the Year

Dean Larry Davis Receives a High Honor

On December 6, 2019, at the Indiana University Memorial Union in Bloomington, Dr. Larry Davis, dean of the UMSL College of Optometry, received the Indiana University School of Optometry Foley House Distinguished Alumni Award.  This is the highest honor given to a graduate of the School of Optometry, and Dr. Davis becomes just the fifth … Continue reading Dean Larry Davis Receives a High Honor