If you drew on a map the miles logged by Assistant Clinical Professor Jessica Tu, you’d see a lot of lines crisscrossing North America. Dr. Tu, newest faculty member in the College of Optometry, has taken quite the journey to get here. At age 14, Jessica Tu went for an eye examination, and was taken … Continue reading New Faculty Spotlight: Jessica Tu, O.D.
UMSL has one of the most active Student Volunteers of Optometric Service to Humanity (SVOSH) chapters in the country. A large percentage of UMSL students become involved with SVOSH and ultimately take at least one mission trip to a foreign country. These mission trips – often one week in duration – typically provide care to … Continue reading UMSL Class of 2020 Experience Life-Changing Missions Due to Two Exceptional UMSL Graduates
Over 170 optometrists from the St. Louis area and beyond came to UMSL’s JC Penney Conference Center on Sunday, August 19, for a day of learning. Beginning the day was well-traveled lecturer Marc Bloomenstein, OD, FAAO. Dr. Bloomenstein spoke first on cases that encompass the entire eye. That was followed up with a course on … Continue reading 2018 August Academe: Continuing Education
An Update from Dr. Matt Squires on the Squires family (Drs. Matt Squires,’16, and Mike Squires, ’16. "We both have been in the Navy for two years now, and we both love it! We are both leaving our current duty stations and moving to Japan!! I’m leaving August 1st, and Mike leaves October 1st. Japan wasn’t … Continue reading Alumni News