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.
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
Alumni, faculty, staff, students, and Friends at the recent AAO meeting in Orlando 2019. The College of Optometry at UMSL has introduced a new program to engage alumni with prospective students across the country. As a smaller school the ability to travel to every single institution is impossible, but with the strength of our alumni … Continue reading UMSL Optometry Begins Alumni Ambassador Program
Tareq Nabhan first discovered optometry as a young patient. “My contact lenses gave me more confidence in sports. It got me thinking about what an OD can do.” While still experiencing some struggles with vision in high school, his neighbor (also an OD) said, “You know, you’re not going to go blind.” For Tareq, it … Continue reading New Faculty Spotlight: Tareq Nabhan