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 either … Continue reading Sweeney-Dohrman Chosen as Outstanding Optometry Educator of the Year

UMSL Optometry Represented at Annual Global Specialty Lens Symposium.

Dr. Julie DeKinder and Kelly Deering ('20) proudly display a poster at the GSLS in Las Vegas The Annual Global Specialty Lens Symposium held last week (January 22-25) in Las Vegas, Nevada included a case report poster presentation in which two current optometry students, Kelly Deering '20 and Elizabeth Voss '22 along with current CCL … Continue reading UMSL Optometry Represented at Annual Global Specialty Lens Symposium.

Join us for Optometry’s Meeting

Optometry’s Meeting brings the optometry community together to shape the future of the profession, connect with colleagues and get quality continuing education. Attend #OM2019 to -Take advantage of programs designed just for STUDENTS -Access more than 140 profession-leading education sessions -Explore our dynamic exhibit floor featuring innovative eye care technology and solutions -Enjoy endless networking … Continue reading Join us for Optometry’s Meeting

Faculty News

Cornea and Contact Lens resident, Dr. Jonathan Chen (with Dr. Julie DeKinder), presented a poster entitled “Contact Lens Challenges for Microcornea with a Glaucoma Drainage Device” at the Global Specialty Lens Symposium, held January 24 – 27 in Las Vegas. Assistant Clinical Professor, Dr. Jessica Tu, presented a poster entitled “PIGGYBACK ATTACK: Piggyback Lens Fit … Continue reading Faculty News