Newborn News

Dr. Kristin Scott Pope (‘10) and husband Adam are the proud parents of Henry Gilbert, born October 29th. Dr. Brett Sobieralski (’09) and wife Kate welcomed Chase Alan into the world on November 9th. Dr. Kimberly Folwarski Brown (‘11) and husband Robert are the proud parents of Robert Michael, born November 23rd. Dr. Jacqueline Ladd … Continue reading Newborn News

New UMSL Faculty Bring Expertise, Dedication, and Positivity

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

Overcoming All Obstacles to Make a Difference: the Story of Dr. Eric Stein

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

Drs. Tami and Torie Soriano: Representing Everything That is Good About the Profession

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